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Our Care Team

Registered Manager

Samantha McTaggart is our Registered Home Manager. Samantha is an experienced Registered Nurse, and previously held the role of Matron at Cann House. She has a Level 5 in Leadership and Management.
Samantha 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. Samantha has overall managerial responsibility for Cann House

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

Chris McTaggart is the Kitchen Manager, he works very closely with Amy and the cooks to provide nutritious meals throughout the day for the Residents. The Kitchen are happy to discuss any dietary requirements on admission and any potential changes to the Menu. The Kitchen Team are happy to cater for small celebrations throughout the year and create an individual Birthday Cake on those special days.

Team Leaders

We have Team Leaders at Cann House that are specifically trained to support the Nursing Team and the Care Team. They work very closely with the Care Manager to ensure the smooth running of each shift. They also support all new Staff through the Induction Programme and any in house Training.  

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.


Cann House’s Administrator deals with all financial matters pertaining to the people who live at Cann, including Personal Allowance Accounts. They 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

Care Manager Grey Tunic and Black trousers 

Clincal Lead Nurse

Royal Blue Tunic & Black Trousers


Dark Blue Tunic and Black Trousers

Team Leaders

Peacock Blue Tunic and Black Trousers

Care Assistant

Blue Stripes Tunic & Black Trousers

Activities Co-ordinator   Pink Polo Shirt and Black Trousers


Burgundy Tabard over black top and trousers

Kitchen Staff

Kitchen Attire and Hat


Polo Shirt