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Our Care Team

Registered Manager

Sam McTaggart is our Registered Home Manager. Sam is an experienced Registered Nurse, and previously held the role of Matron at Cann House.
Sam provides professional leadership for nurses and all staff that have a direct impact on the services that are offered to ensure that the high standards of quality of care is maintained. Sam has overall managerial responsibility for Cann House


Georgie Blackwell is an experienced Registered Nurse, who has a wealth of Care Home experience, having previously been a Home Manager. Georgie manages the Nursing Team and is responsible for the Care Home in the Home Managers absence. Georgie has an extensive knowledge of care of the Elderly, and complex conditions.

Care Manager

Ruth Sweet is responsible for the Care Staff and daily operations relating to care. Ruth has the RMA has previous Management experience where she was a deputy Manager for a Residential Dementia Unit.

Kitchen Manager

Maggie Haston is an experienced Kitchen Manager, who has an extensive knowledge of the appropriate nutrition for our residents. Maggie has developed specialist presentation techniques for residents who have a specific dietary requirement.

Nursing Assistants

We have Nursing Assistants that are specially trained Health Care Assistants. The Nursing Assistants help the Nurses when on duty, and perform a variety of tasks that they have received appropriate training for, and have been deemed competent by the Registered Manager.

End of Life Champions

As Cann House has the St Lukes Six Steps accreditation, we have specific named staff who are specialist in this field of care.


Julie Smith is Cann House’s Administrator, and deals with all financial matters pertaining to the people who live at Cann, including Personal Allowance Accounts etc. Julie will welcome any discussions regarding financial queries that you may have.


All staff wear uniform with the exception of the Management Team and the Administrator.

Staff Title

Colour of Uniform

Clincal Lead Nurse

Royal Blue Tunic & Black Trousers


Hospital Blue Tunic & Black Trousers

Nursing Assistant

Mint Green Tunic & Black Trousers

Senior Care Assistant

Baby Blue Tunic & Black Trousers

Care Assistant

Blue Stripes Tunic & Black Trousers


Burgundy Tabard over black top and trousers

Kitchen Staff

Kitchen Attire and Hat


Polo Shirt


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