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Our Team

Our Team

Hartley House prides itself on offering excellent care for residents and a supportive environment for staff.  We are a happy home and encourage laughter and interaction between staff and residents. Our Manager, Martin Foley, was appointed in October 2017and joined Hartley House from a large London-based charity.  Melissa Thomas (nee Mackey) has recently joined the team as a Deputy Manager. She brings hands-on experience after a number of years in a residential care role and in the community. 

The Office Manager is Caroline Wells.  She will often be your first contact with the home and can guide you through the adminstrative process.  

Besides our management team we have a total 45 care staff. More than 75% of our staff have NVQ2 or are enrolled in a NVQ2 program. All our staff are offered the opportunity for training and are required to develop their skills by taking an NVQ 2.

The kitchen is staffed by a full time Cook, Jo, who has over fifteen years experience at Hartley House, and two Assistant Cooks. Jo is always happy to prepare special meals on request and has is trained to meet the nutritional need of all the residents.

The housekeeping team consists of five full time employees run an efficient cleaning service 7 days a week.


Recent News

Melissa Thomas appointed Deputy manager

We are delighted to announce that Melissa has joined Hartley House as the Deputy Manager.  Melissa has worked recently in the community, and before that for a number of years in a Maidtsone residential...

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Summer BBQ and raffle

The home hosted a fun-filled summer BBQ and events afternoon on Sunday 30 July. The event was well attended by both visitors and staff, as well as several pets.  Music was provided in-house by...

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Martin Foley appointed Registered Manager

The home is pleased to announce that Martin Foley has been appointed as the new Manager and has completed his CQC registration.  Martin has many years experince in the care and learning disability...

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