Meet the Team

Kaye Fogarty

Kaye Fogarty

Registered Manager

As a Registered Nurse with experience working on medical and surgical wards, Kaye joined the Portland in 2000 and was appointed Registered Manager in 2005. Outside of work, she enjoys walking, swimming and interior design.

Christine Methnani

Christine Methnani

Deputy Manager

Christine will be a familiar face to many in and around Buxton, having been at the Portland for 17 years, the majority of which she has spent as Deputy Home Manager.

Heather Haddon

Heather Haddon

Assistant Deputy Manager

Prior to joining the Portland, Heather worked on the coronary care unit at Macclesfield Hospital for almost 20 years. In addition to her management role, Heather also oversees all moving and handling training at the Portland.

Karen Gregory

Karen Gregory

Assistant Deputy Manager

Having been with the Portland since 2003 as a Registered Nurse, Karen brings a wealth of experience to the home and has held the role of Assistant Deputy Manager for over 10 years. Karen has had vast experience in health and social care working in nursing homes and hospitals, including stroke rehabilitation and dermatology.

Julie Armitt

Julie Armitt

Administrator

Julie joined the Portland in 2009, having previously worked as an Optical Receptionist and a Home Care Worker. As first point of contact at the Portland, Julie’s broad responsibilities include liaising with stakeholders.

Michael Crisp

Michael Crisp

Maintenance

Former firefighter Michael oversees all of the maintenance duties around the Portland, ensuring the residents have a safe and attractive environment in which to spend time.