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Meet Our Team

One of the reasons why every Sunrise home is much more than just a care home is the team of people working there. Every hour of every day, Sunrise team members are working to make sure that our residents enjoy life as fully as possible. Here are just a few of the people you’ll find at your local Sunrise care home.

Gill Pratt, General Manager

Gill

I am a Registered General Nurse and Registered Mental Nurse. After qualifying I decided to work with older people and have done this ever since, in various settings. I have been a Registered Manager on six occasions.

Prior to joining Sunrise Senior Living, I spent ten years working for Worcestershire County Council within their Provider Services. The last five years of this time was spent as Registered Manager of a nursing home that provided rehabilitation services for people living within Worcestershire – this included Stroke Care, admission prevention and primarily step down from the local Acute hospitals. This home was eventually integrated into the NHS.

My husband and I live near Ludlow where we have a small holding with our three dogs, a bunch of chickens and from time to time some pigs. We grow our own vegetables with varying degrees of success!

Sue Gallagher, Deputy Manager

Sue

I was Manager of a nursing home when I was 27. Quality care and quality of life for our residents is my passion and commitment.

I have loved working at Sunrise Tettenhall from day one, we have some amazing residents and staff. I am a qualified nurse and also managed a very busy A&E department in a local hospital.

Trudi Stuart, Assisted Living Co-ordinator

Trudi

I have loved working at Sunrise from day one, I am proud of the care and lifestyle we offer our residents and I aim to improve this as each day passes.

I love working with seniors and I am pleased to be a part of a great team of people who all strive for the same goals.

Geraldine Bunning, Activities and Volunteers Co-ordinator

Geraldine

Geraldine joined Sunrise in January 2012 and brought passion, fun and an infectious personality with her. She has been patient services team leader in Bridgnorth and an activities co-ordinator for another group of homes.

Geraldine says her aim is to make a difference to each residents day and nothing makes her happier than when she sees resident's smiling, happy and can hear laughter.

Oksana Dovey, Reminiscence Coordinator

Oksana

For dementia, it's extremely important we understand the journey the residents are taking, ensuring we meet their specialist needs.

I strongly believe we can bring joy and fun back into their lives, so our aim is to give them happy experiences and involve their family and friends where possible – retaining independence and supporting their needs.

Jenny Billingsley, Director of Community Relations

Jenny

My role here is to help and support families through their decision in finding the right care for their loved one.

What I love about working in Tettenhall is that fantastic family feel we have here in the community, and how as a team we cherish, amongst many other values, our residents' dignity, independence and choice.

I feel strongly and passionately about the respect we show our seniors. Sunrise of Tettenhall is a very welcoming community, and I would love to meet you if you or someone you know is starting to think about needing more support and care.

Care Staff

Championing the quality of life for all seniors - it’s the mission and responsibility of every Sunrise team member. To achieve that, we invest in our care team. New team members complete a comprehensive Sunrise training curriculum focused on the care and wellbeing of our residents.

New team members receive
60+ hrs
of training in their first 30 days
Leaders receive an additional
72+ hrs
of training to help teams meet Sunrise standards
200k+ hrs
of continuing education for Sunrise team members each year
We adjust staffing
365 days
a year based on the number of residents and care needed

Where to Find Us

73 Wergs Road,
Wolverhampton, West Midlands,
WV6 9BN
To enquire, call: 01902 212617 To contact a resident call: 01902 774 100