Amy Smyth

Care Manager

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Andrea Hyndman

Care Manager

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Ann McQuade

Director

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Caitlin Owens

On call support

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Catherine Turley

Care Manager

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David Mulgrave

Care Manager

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Janette Canning

Manager

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Kelly Gibney

Care Manager

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Kim Steenson

Finance & Accounts

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Lisa McDermott

HR Manager

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Louise Burke

Quality Manager

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Martina Lawless

Business Support Manager

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Nicola Bradley

Care Manager

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Paddy McCaffery

Care Manager

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Patrick McQuade

General Manager

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Roisin Carvill

Care Manager

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Ruth Bigger

Care Manager

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Samantha McKee

Care Manager

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Sarah McQuillan

Registered Manager

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Sinead Mackle

Administrator

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Stephen Murdock

Care Manager

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Amy Smyth

Care Manager

Amy joined Ann’s Home Care in 2015 as Area Manager for Armagh and Dungannon having previously worked for another care provider. In addition to her managerial responsibilities, Amy regulates the company’s MIS system where she applies her natural problem-solving skills.

Outside of work Amy enjoys baking when not busy looking after her 2 young children.

Contact amy@annshomecare.co.uk

Andrea Hyndman

Care Manager

Andrea has over 6 years experience in health and social care.

Andrea joined Ann’s in November 2015 as a care assistant. In August 2016 Andrea was promoted to Team Leader of Magherafelt and Maghera. In August 2020 Andrea received a further promotion to Care Manager of Maghera and Kilrea areas.

Prior to working in Social Care, Andrea was a stay at home mum until her children went to primary school.

Outside of work she enjoys going to cinema, travelling, and spending time with her family and 2 children.

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Ann McQuade

Director

Ann, with a BSC in Nursing has over 40 years’ experience in care. Ann established Ann’s Home Care with her husband Pat in 1994 and remains at the helm of operations.

Ann had a vision of a Domiciliary care service that would provide quality care at home delivered with integrity and consistency.

Through Ann’s continued focus and direction the company is still guided by the same values she aspired to and Ann’s Home Care continues to flourish and grow.

Outside of work Ann enjoys keeping active whether it be cycling, walking or running after her grandchildren. Ann also enjoys watching her sons play for her local Football team and the odd holiday whether it be a country and western week abroad or a cycling trip with her husband.

Contact ann@annshomecare.co.uk

Caitlin Owens

On call support

Caitlin joined Ann’s in April 2019 as a care assistant having previously worked in a similar role for 3 years. Soon after Caitlin joined the on call team managing the phones in the evening and weekends.

In addition, Caitlin has developed her skills further working in the office assisting care managers with daily tasks and general admin duties. Caitlin is also currently studying a degree in Social Work in Dundalk Institute of Technology.

Outside of work she spends her time with friends and family when she is not with her 3 golden retrievers.

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Catherine Turley

Care Manager

Catherine has been working with Ann’s Home Care for 10 years having started as a care assistant in the Portadown area. While completing her level 5 in Health and Social Care, Adult Management, Catherine was promoted to the post of team leader for the Newry area and in 2016 moved up to the position of Care Manager for Newry.

Outside of work Catherine’s time is spent looking after her 2 young children.

Contact catherine@anshomecare.co.uk

David Mulgrave

Care Manager

David has 6 years’ experience within the Health Care Sector, previously working as a community manager for another provider for 3 years before Joining Ann’s in 2017.

David is the Manager for the Portadown and Tandragee areas.

Outside of work David is a keen musician playing most weekends on the Belfast circuit.

Contact david@annshomecare.co.uk

Janette Canning

Manager

Janette Started with Ann’s Home Care 17 years ago as a care assistant in the Lurgan Area and was soon promoted to manager of the Portadown Area. Janette has since been managing the Lurgan area and more recently assists with finance and training.

During her time with Ann’s, Janette has gained the following qualifications: Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care, Level 3 in First Line Management, Level 4 in the Registered Managers Award and Level 5 diploma in Management. She also completed Train the trainer in Manual Handling.

Outside of work Janette likes spending time with family and friends and enjoys reading.

Contact janette@annshomecare.co.uk

Kelly Gibney

Care Manager

Kelly has over 5 years’ experience in the health care environment. Prior to working in Domiciliary Care, Kelly worked as a supervisor in a contact centre focusing on customer service.

Kelly joined Ann’s Home Care in August 2017, initially as an administrator, assisting with recruitment and payroll and was soon promoted to Belfast Trust Area Manager. Kelly enjoys her busy role and continues to assist with the recruitment process for candidates across Ann’s Home Care and Ann’s Nursing Care. Kelly is also responsible for managing the company’s social media streams.

Outside of work Kelly is kept on her toes by her energetic 3 year old.

Contact kelly@annshomecare.co.uk

Kim Steenson

Finance & Accounts

Kim joined the Ann’s Home Care team in 2016, with her IATI qualification and over 15 years experience  working in the Accounts and Payroll sector.

Kim is a highly motivated individual whose background has given her  valuable insight into all aspects of accounting including Payroll, HMRC Reporting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Invoicing and Credit Control

Outside of Work Kim has one child and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Contact kim@annshomecare.co.uk

Lisa McDermott

HR Manager

Lisa commenced with Ann’s Home Care in October 2019. Before this she worked as a store manager for 7 years gaining vital skills in people management, recruitment, and HR.

In her role, Lisa manages recruitment for NI, assists with training and development, the disciplinary process, compliance, and general admin duties.
Lisa has a degree in Applied Physiology and is currently studying a part time Master’s in Human Resource Management alongside working full time for Ann’s.

Outside of work Lisa enjoys socialising with family and friends. She also enjoys baking

Contact lisa@annshomecare.co.uk

Louise Burke

Quality Manager

Louise completed a BTEC level 5 in Care Practice before joining Ann’s Home Care as care assistant in 2007.  Soon after, Louise began working an assistant manager in the Portadown area and her hard work and dedication resulted in a promotion to care manager for Portadown and Tandragee in 2015. Owing to Louise’s keen eye for detail, Louise was appointed the role of quality manager in 2018, working closely with team leaders and care managers to ensure Ann’s standards are maintained and improved upon.

Outside of work Louise enjoys running after sheep and horses when she’s not looking after her 3 young children.

Contact louise@annshomecare.co.uk

Martina Lawless

Business Support Manager

Martina has worked in the care sector for the past 8 years.  She commenced working as part of Ann’s Home Care Team in 2016.

Originally from County Galway, Martina is qualified in Accounts and payroll and worked as a General Manger in the hospitality sector for many years.

Martina enjoys playing tennis with her friends, family time and reading.

Contact martina@annshomecare.co.uk

Nicola Bradley

Care Manager

Nicola joined Ann’s Homecare as the manager of the Lurgan area in November 2019, having almost 4 years previous experience in office Management within Domiciliary Healthcare.

Prior to moving into the Healthcare sector Nicola worked as a Legal Executive for 10 years and has experience in Sales Management. During this time Nicola completed an NVQ in Business Administration.

During her spare time Nicola enjoys spending time with family and travelling.

Contact nicola@annshomecare.co.uk

Paddy McCaffery

Care Manager

Paddy has 4 years’ experience working within a healthcare environment. Having completed a Higher National Diploma in Health and Social Care Paddy went on to study Sociology and Psychology at Ulster University.

Paddy Started with Ann’s Home Care in October 2019 after spending a year in Canada and is now care manager for the Armagh and Dungannon area. Paddy achieves great satisfaction in his role by helping to provide an invaluable service to members of the local community.

Outside of work Paddy enjoys weekends away, playing music, keeping active and attending music gigs.

Contact paddy@annshomecare.co.uk

Patrick McQuade

General Manager

Patrick worked as a Chartered Accountant before joining the family business in 2013. Patrick oversees the general management of the business in both Northern and Southern Ireland.

Outside of work Patrick enjoys playing for his local football team, spending time with his family and, if times allows it, a bit of farming.

Contact patrick@annshomecare.co.uk

Roisin Carvill

Care Manager

Roisin commenced with Ann’s Home Care as a care worker in the Markethill area in 2007. Through continued hard work and dedication Roisin was promoted to Team Leader and then care manager, initially in Armagh and Dungannon areas.  Roisin currently Manages the areas Newry, Markethill and Keady.

Outside of work Roisin enjoys time on the family farm, cycling, walks and the occasional dance in the Moy Inn on a Saturday night.

Contact roisin@annshomecare.co.uk

Ruth Bigger

Care Manager

Ruth has over 10 years’ experience working in Health and Social Care.

Ruth has been with Ann’s Home Care since February 2016, when she commenced employment as a carer in the Cookstown area. Ruth was promoted to Team Leader in the Dungannon area and in 2019 moved up to the position of Ballymena and Newtownabbey area manager.

In her spare time Ruth enjoys time with her family and following the various sports that her sons are involved in.

Contact ruth@annshomecare.co.uk

Samantha McKee

Care Manager

Samantha is Manager for Banbridge Dromore Kilkeel and Rathfriland and has been with Ann’s Home Care since 2012. Samantha has over 13 years’ experience working in Health and Social Care having previously worked as a senior care assistant in a care facility. 

Whilst working full time and caring for a young family Samantha graduated with a Degree in Health and Social Care. More recently she has achieved a Best Practice certificate in Health care Assistants via the University of Sterling. Within her time at Ann’s Samantha also completed her Level 5 Diploma in Management and in 2017 became a Dementia Champion.

In her spare time Samantha enjoys spending time with her family, she has a son Jack and a daughter Katie.

Contact samantha@annshomecare.co.uk

Sarah McQuillan

Registered Manager

Sarah joined Anns in 2015 and is responsible for quality and compliance within the organisation, having previously worked in a similar role in another home care company for 5 years.

Sarah has achieved a level 5 in Health Care Management, a level 7 qualification in Leadership and management and a DipHe from the University of Ulster in Counselling. Before working in Healthcare, Sarah worked in the voluntary and advice sectors.

Outside of work Sarah is an avid reader and enjoys travel and long walks in the countryside.

Contact sarah@annshomecare.co.uk

Sinead Mackle

Administrator

Sinead is a Business and Law graduate who commenced employment with Ann’s in March 2020 as an administrator.

In her role Sinead assists with quality assurance, compliance, and general admin duties.

Sinead previously worked in a financial administration role within the agricultural sector and as a Rota Manager for a Care Provider.

In her spare time Sinead enjoys spending time with her young family and socialising with friends.

Contact nicola@annshomecare.co.uk

Stephen Murdock

Care Manager

Stephen has 5 years’ experience within the Health Care Sector having worked for another Care provider before joining Ann’s Home Care in late 2017. Prior to working in domiciliary care Stephen worked in a contact centre working within a specialised team which developed and managed new campaigns.

In his role with Ann’s Home Care, Stephen is responsible for Managing the Cookstown, Magherafelt and Maghera areas.

When Stephen is not working, he enjoys playing football, hiking and travelling the world.

Contact stephen@annshomecare.co.uk