Meet the Team

We are delighted to introduce you to some of the team members at The Hazelwell who are here to assist you. Each member of our team is highly trained, specially selected and dedicated to delivering excellence in care.

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 Kathryn McGuinness
 Home Manager

Keep an eye out for information on our lovely Home Manager!

If you’d like to contact Kathryn please email her on or click here.

Karen Woollam - Hazelwell Care Home

 Karen Woollam
 Client Liaison Manager


Karen’s role is designed to provide guidance and support as you search for the right care home for you or your loved one.  She will be your first port of call for all enquiries, whether that’s regarding a short respite stay or a more permanent move. We understand how daunting this journey can be, Karen is here to support and assist you with the process and give you the opportunity to discover all the great things the Hazelwell has to offer.

Karen has over 7 years experience as a Home Administrator, gaining her NVQ3 in Business & Administration. 

In her spare time, Karen enjoys walking her dog, curling up with a good book and a nice glass of something chilled. Please pop in if you are passing, Karen has a really good listening ear and always makes time for a cup of tea and a chat.

If you'd like to get in touch please email or click here.

Steve Devenport

 Steve Devenport
 Head Chef


Steve is a passionate chef with experience in many varied food concepts. Having travelled extensively during his career he has been lucky enough to work with some extremely talented chefs over the years and has picked up lots of exciting recipes.

He fully believes in only using delicious locally sourced produce where possible; ensuring that only the highest quality of produce is used in his dishes.

With over 4 years’ experience in care homes, he is experienced in catering for complex nutritional needs and believes that all residents should be provided with the very best food options whatever their nutritional or dietary requirements.

When he’s not spending time with his girls and their dog Chip, Steve designs and creates beautiful occasion cakes and enjoys a spot of gardening.