Key Staff

Annette Adams is the Home Manager 

Annette has been a Registered nurse for 23 years and has been a registered manager for the last ten years working in cosmetic surgery, nursing and residential homes. Annette originally specialised in neurological care. 

Church Farm at Skylarks became part of Annette's family in 2016 and she enjoys working with people that live with us and benefit from the ‘butterfly’ approach to dementia care. 

Annette is incredibly passionate about working with families, liaising with linked professionals within the local community. Her main aim is to provide a high level of care for the people that live with us which involves recruiting the best carers and nurses and offering a high level of support and development.

Outside of work, Annette loves spending time with her husband, two daughters and their pets. The family enjoy biking, hiking, camping and baking. 

Lesley Wright is the Deputy Manager 

Lesley has been a nurse for 38 years and has always had a passion for nursing the elderly and promoting their well-being. Lesley qualified as an Enrolled Nurse in 1979 from the Mansfield School of Nursing, and spent many happy years working in the Mansfield area in Acute Elderly Medicine until 1999, when the opportunity arose to attend Nottingham University Nursing School to complete a conversion course to become a Registered Nurse, which she did successfully in 2000.

Since 1999, Lesley has worked in several Nursing Homes in the Nottinghamshire area in nursing roles and also as a Home Manager. Lesley enjoys providing ‘hands on care’ with a focus on promoting the well-being of the people who live with us and for their families to feel supported. Lesley’s special interests are nutrition and prevention of wounds. 

Outside of work Lesley is married has one daughter, a stepson and three grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with the family, walking the dogs, cooking and reading.