Our team

Sherwood Grange has a dedicated caring team with some members who have worked at the home for in excess of 20 years. 


Management team

Richard Symonds


The Director of Sherwood Grange Care Ltd is Richard Symonds.

Mel Watson

The Nominated Individual

Mel has worked in the care industry for the last 20 years in various roles which include H & S Manager and Human Resources Manager for 21 homes, Regional Manager for 6 homes and Operations Director for 8 homes. He is registered with the Care Quality Commission as a Nominated Individual and has been deemed a fit person by them.

Lisa Allsop (RGN)

Home Manager

Lisa has worked as a manager for over 9 years. She first obtained registration with the Care Quality Commission in 2014 for a 38 bed EMI home. In 2015 she transferred to a 49 bed EMI and challenging behaviour home. She has completed the cornerstones of dementia, dementia care mapping, and level 5 diploma in health and social care management. Since qualifying as a Registered General Nurse (RGN) in 2006 she has worked mainly in the private sector in dementia settings. Lisa operates an open door policy and is available Monday to Friday 9am to 5 pm should you have anything you wish to discuss. Appointments may be made outside normal working hours.

Care team

Our Care team consist of the following:

Deputy Manager (Clinical Lead) – Registered General Nurse (RGN)

Registered General Nurses – Days and Nights

Senior Care Coordinator

Senior Care Staff

Care Assistants

Meal Time Assistant

Activities Coordinator

Auxiliary team​

Our Auxiliary team consist of the following:

Maintenance Staff

Laundry Staff

Kitchen Staff

Domestic Staff

Admin Staff


If you would like to join our team, visit the Careers page