Our People – Jacquie Slinn

Nursing and care are in Jacquie Slinn’s blood, so that makes her perfect for Queen’s Lodge.

Possessing a degree in health and social care, she has worked in various administrative and care roles for the last 20 years, including looking after an elderly relative, working for the NHS and for the last two and a half years here at Queen’s Lodge.

Initially she was a care assistant and became our administrator in the summer 2020, but she also continues to support in a care role, which has been particularly welcomed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jacquie says: “There’s nothing more rewarding than being in care and helping to put a smile on people’s faces and that’s one of the many reasons why I enjoy doing what I do.

“It’s in my blood and I wouldn’t swap it for the world.”

Jacquie admits it has been difficult since the start of the pandemic but with everyone now being vaccinated, both residents and staff are now finally beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel.

She adds: “Queen’s Lodge has become my second home given all the time I have spent here, but everyone has mucked in and that is why Queen’s Lodge is so wonderful.

“The staff are amazing, we ensure the residents are well cared for and happy whether its enjoying lovely home cooked food, recognising birthday and anniversaries; and the support we get from families is also fantastic.

“We are like one big happy family.”

Speaking of family, when Jacquie is not working (yes, she sometimes agrees to take time off!), she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband, two children and two grandchildren. She also likes reading, walking her dog, and going to the gym (when it’s allowed!).

Why Choose Constantia Healthcare?

Residential & Nursing Care

Providing a homely, safe and secure environment for your loved ones

Respite & Day Care

Looking after your loved ones while you have a well-earned rest and break

Alzheimers & Dementia Care

Specialist care for people with complex needs at Roseleigh in Middlesbrough

Varied Activity Programme

Stimulating body and mind with an ever-changing schedule