Sunrise of Hale Barns

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.

Amanda Holland, General Manager

Hale Barns - Amanda Ben Hmida

I have worked at Sunrise for several years, as General Manager I set exceedingly high standards. I am passionate about the delivery of high quality care to seniors and proud to lead a dedicated and knowledgeable team here at Sunrise of Hale Barns. The team at Hale Barns are all committed to supplying the very best care and it is always a pleasure to work alongside all of them. I am extremely passionate about our mission to champion quality of life for all seniors. Our resident-centred approach delivers high quality care built around our resident needs. I am proud to lead in our Principles of Service. I am passionate about my role and I don't think there is anything more rewarding than a whisper saying thank you and a smile. I can honestly say I have enjoyed every minute working at Sunrise and look forward to many more years here.

Sue Cameron, Deputy Manager

Hale Barns - Sue Cameron

I have recently gained the post as Deputy Manager. I am responsible for the care and wellbeing of all the residents who live in the community I joined Sunrise in 2010 and am thoroughly enjoying my position here. It is an honour and a pleasure to care for our residents who live within our community and it is extremely rewarding to be able to enhance  their quality of life.

Ashleigh Lynch, Activities and Volunteer Co-ordinator


Before starting at Sunrise in November 2014 I previously worked as the Physical Education and Science Co-ordinator in a Cheshire Primary School where I taught. Having enjoyed planning and co-ordinating many whole school events I felt it was time to try a new and exciting challenge as the new Activities and Volunteer Co-ordinator here at Sunrise of Hale Barns.

I believe in creating ambitious and exciting activities and events, which meet all our residents’ needs and interests. Having a hands-on approach, and spending time with each of our residents, I strive to offer a wide range of activities based around our “Mind, Body and Soul” philosophy. We, the Activities team, want to make a difference to our seniors’ lives.

Sharon Parkes, Director of Community Relations

Bramhall - Sharon Parkes As Director Of Community Relations the most important and rewarding part of my role is taking the families on the journey from their initial visit to Sunrise Of Hale Barns to the moving in of their loved ones and ensuring it is a smooth, stress free process. It is a very enjoyable position that provides me with a great deal of job satisfaction.

Tracy Marsh, Head Concierge

Hale Barns - Tracy Marsh

I have been here at Sunrise Hale Barns for 3 years as Lead Concierge.From my position at the front desk I am the first point of contact for visitors and residents alike. It is my privilege to be able to assist everyone and direct all those who come into our community. I enjoy all aspects of my job and being an important member of the Hale Barns Team.

Matt Outram, Dining Services Coordinator

Hale Barns - Tracy Marsh

I’ve worked for Sunrise Hale Barns since 2013 as a chef but began my cheffing career over 15 years ago. During this time I have worked in many multi award winning establishments in and around the Manchester and Cheshire areas. I’m passionate, hardworking and dedicated with a commitment to providing the best possible service to our community and guests. It’s an honour to be part of such a proactive and productive team and a pleasure to help enhance our resident’s quality of life.

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

295 Hale Road,
Hale Barns, Altrincham,
WA15 8SN
New Enquiries: 01613 940321 Friends and Family: 0161 980 9500