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Meet our staff

Zena Thomas

- Operations Manager

Zena has lots of experience in Abbeyfield Sheltered Housing. A fairly recent but most welcome addition to our South West Abbeyfield family, she lives in Paignton and is a lively, lovely and welcoming person!

Rob Crawford

- House Manager

Always happy and smiling with a long history in catering, nothing is too much trouble for Rob. He believes the residents are the most important part of any Abbeyfield and aims to make them as happy as possible, fortunately with great staff this is not difficult at all! He's happiest when taking all the residents out for the day.

Cherrill Heyfron

- Cook

Cherrill works Monday to Wednesday and cooks lovely home cooked meals for our residents. She makes the most amazing Yorkshire puddings and is always happy to adjust the menu if needed! Cherrill loves her fashion and holidays abroad.

Vince Scott

- Cook

Vince works, Thursday to Sundays and cooks lovely meals. Previously a professional chef and is a very friendly, likable man who loves to joke around with the residents. He swims every day in the sea and is an avid keep fit enthusiast.


abbeyfield park house garden activitiesAt Abbeyfield Park House, we have a coffee morning every Tuesday at 10.30am.

Every fortnight we have armchair exercises with Elizabeth and once a month we have a quiz. We organise regular trips to the local theaters and have a garden party in the Summer. We also have a pre-Christmas party with all the staff! 

Contact the house


13-15 Garfield Road
United Kingdom


01803 557732