Meet The Team

Moira BoydMoira Boyd

Director and Care Manager | Moira.Boyd@Greenacres.gg

Moira has over 19 years’ experience as a Registered General Nurse, previously specialising in surgical, oncology, palliative care and practice nursing and more recently Moira was instrumental in setting up and running another dementia care home in Guernsey.

Moira is a focused professional, who is committed to safeguarding the medical needs, comfort and wellbeing of the residents in her care.

As a result of Moira’s chosen careers paths, she is knowledgeable in a variety of fields, in particular care of the person suffering from dementia and their families.

Moira has achieved the following qualifications:

Year/Qualification

  • 2016 Diligent facilitator training in Moving and Handling
  • 2016 Stirling University Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme Facilitator Training
  • 2016 Understanding Challenging Behaviour
  • 2012 Dr G Jones – Communication & Care Giving in Dementia
  • 2012 Edexcel Level 4 NVQ Leadership and Management for Care Services
  • 2011 Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Assessing Candidates in the Work Place
  • 2010 CW Training – Person Centred Dementia Care
  • 2000 Registered General Nurse
  • 1985 State Enrolled Nurse

Tania RussellTania Russell

Deputy Care Manager | Tania.Russell@Greenacres.gg

Tania has more than 15 years’ experience as a carer, working with individuals and their families in the community and within The Cheshire Home in Guernsey.

Tania was more recently the Deputy Care Manager of another dementia care home on the Island.

Tania has a special interest in working with individuals who are suffering from dementia and their families and has specialised in this field for over nine years and has attended relevant training in order to be able to deliver the best possible care and environment to those living with dementia.

Tania has achieved the following qualifications:

Year/Qualification

  • 2016 Diligent facilitator training in Moving and Handling
  • 2016 Stirling University Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme Facilitator Training
  • 2016 Understanding Challenging Behaviour
  • 2015 Awareness in Bereavement Care
  • 2014 First Aid at Work
  • 2012 Dr G Jones – Communication & Care Giving in Dementia
  • 2012 Edexcel Level 4 NVQ Leadership and Management for Care Services
  • 2011 Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Assessing Candidates in the Work Place
  • 2010 CW Training – Person Centred Dementia Care
  • 2009 NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care

Laura-Jane BoydLaura-Jane Boyd

Human Resources | Laura-Jane.Boyd@Greenacres.gg

Laura joined GreenAcres in September 2018, having previously worked within Human Resources for three years at a local bank.

Laura achieved Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Level 3 Certificate in Human Resource Practice in 2019 and is currently undertaking Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Laura currently supports the Home in the running of Human Resources and Accounts.

Tabitha MartelTabby Martel

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant | Tabitha.Martel@Greenacres.gg

Tabby joined GreenAcres in July 2017, as a Receptionist / Administrative Assistant after studying Business Administration for a year at the Guernsey College of Further Education.

Tabby is currently undertaking her Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Human Resource Practice.

Donna Allen (Kettle)Donna Allen (Kettle)

Team Leader

Kettle began her career in caring whilst in Australia in 2008, moving back to Guernsey to work with children and young people with disabilities, including childhood dementia.

Kettle then joined GreenAcres in February 2017 and as Team Leader is dedicated to ensuring that the team works effectively and diligently to maintain the safety and wellbeing of our residents and the care provided is to the highest standards.

Kettle is currently undertaking Level 5 Leadership and Management for Care Services.

Year/Qualification 

  • 2017 Diligent facilitator training in Moving and handling
  • 2016 Preponline Dementia Certificates 
  • 2016 End of Life Care Certificate
  • 2014 VQ Assessor Qualification
  • 2012 NVQ Health and Social Care
  • 2012 Open University Foundations in Social Work Practice Certificate
  • 2011 Open University Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • 2011 Awareness in Bereavement Care

Senior Carers

Our Senior Carers are trained to lead and co-ordinate our care staff, to provide the highest standards of care and work tirelessly to support and assist the team. Our Senior Carers have all achieved their Stirling Certificates and are further trained to administer medication and trained in end-of-life care.

Carers

We have devoted Carers working around the clock to deliver the best possible care to all residents. Each Carer receives in-house comprehensive training and is presented with the opportunity to further develop their skills and study professionally. Since the opening of GreenAcres in February 2017, ten Carers have achieved their Stirling Certificates and a further eight Carers are currently studying.

Housekeepers

Our dedicated Housekeepers have exceptional attention to detail and are committed to ensuring the utmost cleanliness of the Home at all times. Our team of seven, not only ensure our 47 ensuite bedrooms and our communal areas are cleaned daily, but also that each residents’ personal clothes are laundered.

Our Housekeeping team successfully achieved a 100% Infection Control Rating in September 2020.

Chefs

Our varied menus, that allow for personal dietary requirements, and delicious dishes are created by our talented chefs. With a combined total of 49 years’ experience, our chefs have extensive culinary knowledge and are committed to serving fresh and tasty meals and maintaining the Home’s 5-star Food Hygiene Rating.

Kitchen / Dining Room Assistants

Our Kitchen and Dining Room Assistants work tirelessly to ensure each resident, all with different needs and dietary requirements, are catered for throughout meal times. Together with our Chefs, our Kitchen and Dining Room Assistants make a fantastic team, who successfully achieved a 5-star Food Hygiene Rating in 2018.

Maintenance

Our team of two have extensive experience of property maintenance and are responsible for ensuring the safety and upkeep of the home. Our maintenance team are dedicated to ensuring issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.