Our Team

Natasha Baker

Natasha Baker
Registered Manager

Natasha has worked at Nazareth Lodge for 12 years and has risen through the ranks from Care Assistant to Registered Manager. Natasha is committed to continue to provide excellent customer service within the home understanding the need to respond to any issues promptly. She makes sure she knows the residents and their families as well as she can and is always going the extra mile to make sure everyone is happy with the service we provide here. She is actively involved in ensuring the home retains its Outstanding CQC rating. Natasha has recently completed her Level 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Hannah

Hannah
Secretary

Hannah has taken over as Nazareth Lodge's secretary. She is a whizz on the computer and enjoys developing the care plans. Her attention to detail and enthusiasm makes her the obvious choice to help Natasha in the office and continue to drive the improvements forward.

She has been here 2.5 years and has also been a carer on the twilight shift which gives her perfect insight into the running of the home. She has completed her Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Hannah is also our Safeguarding Lead.

Ali

Ali
Lead Senior

Ali has been at Nazareth Lodge for over 6 years and has worked her way up from a carer to be our Lead Senior. Her role involves helping ensure the smooth running of the floors on a daily basis and offering support to carers and the management team when needed. Ali, along with Amy, is responsible for new staff inductions and staff reviews. Her professional attitude and friendly demeanour make her the perfect choice for Lead Senior. She is currently studying her Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care.

Amy

Amy
Senior

Amy has also been at Nazareth Lodge for over 5 years and has worked her way up from carer to Senior. Her hard work, reliability and overall commitment to the home and its residents is demonstrated in her willingness to step up and help the management team whenever needed. Her diligence and focus have resulted in her overseeing medications, a role she excels in. She has completed her Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care and supports Ali in her role on a daily basis.

Justin

Justin
Senior

Although Justin is relatively new to Nazareth Lodge, he has proven himself to be a valuable member of the team, bringing with him a wealth of management skills and experience in care. His attention to detail and tidiness make sure that everyone is kept on the ball, and his charming smile and witty sense of humour make him a favourite with residents, families and staff alike.

Kerry

Kerry
Senior

Kerry has been at Nazareth Lodge for over 5 years and shows a genuine respect for those living in the home. Her reliability and sensitiveness towards residents and their families during End of Life care has helped the home achieve its reaccreditation with the top “Platinum” award for our End of Life Care programme under the Gold Standard Framework.

Bev

Bev
Chef

Bev has worked here since Nov 2017 primarily as a care assistant and has also carried out relief chef duties prior to taking up the permanent role as chef.

She is a wonderful cook and an expert in good nutrition, she loves catering for all the various residents' tastes at Nazareth Lodge.

She has a kind and helpful nature making her very popular with residents and staff alike.

Lucky

Lucky
Nazareth Lodge Puppy

Lucky's job is simple - to make our residents and staff smile every day.  This is a role that he performs expertly!

At Nazareth Lodge, we believe that having animals around the home on a daily basis actually helps our residents feel more at home.  Having pets can help reduce blood pressure and improve overall cardiovascular health. It can also release endorphins that produce a calming effect that can help reduce stress and pain and improve cognitive performance.

Mr Hult

Mr Hult
Owner

Mr Hult is committed to continuous improvement in all aspects of the home, with a focus on minimising time spent on paperwork so that residents benefit from an increased level of hands-on care and focus.

 

Testimonials

I have been visiting my cousin for a few months now and am very happy to see the level of care has been extremely high all that time. There have been many improvements to the home in the last few months which only make it a better place to live and visit.

PS, Cousin

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Our sincere thanks to both you and every single member of your staff for the exceptional level of care and kindness which was always shown to my mother.

Mrs T, Daughter

Testimonials

Deciding where my mother should live after our father died was one of the most difficult decisions we had to make. As a family we looked at many homes and were very impressed when we got to Nazareth Lodge with is friendly and professional staff from senior managers to the carers. The carers at Nazareth Lodge are very special individuals, picked for their kindness and empathy.
The residents at Nazareth Lodge are all treated as individuals and can do as much or as little as they wish.

HS, Daughter

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RW felt safe, he felt protected and he felt comforted by all that was done for him

DH, Friend

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As a family we all know that everything after my father's death was handled brilliantly even down to a 'guard of honour' as his body left Nazareth Lodge.

JB, Son

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Mum was very happy here and the staff all helped to make her last few months the best they possibly could be. I really appreciate all the care and support for both Mum and myself and i cannot thank them enough. 

Mrs B, Relative of Resident

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Nazareth Lodge is a Care Home in the true sense of the word. Not just for my parents but for me too. You all show such love and affection and concern.

DM, daughter

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Care Chef 2014 award - the judges chose Suzie because she demonstrated a clear passion for flavours in every course of her meal. They felt her dishes were an honest reflection of the expertise currently enjoyed by the care sector

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Prior to my uncle's eventual arrival 10 weeks ago, the management of the home were superb in their support for us during a difficult time and arranging the transport from a hospital a few counties away. Thanks to the staff he has settled in well and we are pleased our initial very good impressions of the home have been borne out.

DP, Nephew

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My mother has lived at Nazareth Lodge for a year now and throughout that period she has received excellent care. The staff are kind and considerate the atmosphere is cosy and homely with plenty of social engagement and activities on offer and a beautiful garden to enjoy.

JD, Daughter

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When we first visited it seemed more like arriving at a small hotel or private house with the warmth of the welcome and reassurance this provided

Mr S D, Son

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There is a lot of laughter there

JW, Volunteer Visitor

Testimonials

The staff care about the residents, showing them respect, kindness and an understanding of their individual needs

JW, Volunteer Visitor

Testimonials

I have to thank you especially for the care and support you all gave my father in his last few days. I have related stories to friends with elderly parents that your night staff for instance were singing with him during the long hours of darkness. They couldn't believe it.

JB, Son

Testimonials

A thank you would in no way suffice for the reassurance and peace that everyone helped to give to me and others during the eight months that RW was with you.

Doug Horlock, friend

Contact Us

Nazareth Lodge
Penny Street
Sturminster Newton
Dorset, DT10 1DE

01258 472511

care@nazareth-lodge.co.uk

manager@nazareth-lodge.co.uk