About Wessex Care in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Wessex Care is a small, family run group of care homes in Salisbury, with a distinctively different approach to looking after older people – offering them a home in the real sense of the word, where everything that’s done is focussed solely on their needs, where the care and support is everything they deserve and they can lead their everyday lives just as they wish.


Our Team

  • Matthew Airey

    Matthew Airey

    CQSW
    Founding Director

    Wiltshire Care Partnership Chair, Wiltshire Regional Chair & National Director Registered Nursing Home Association.

    Along with wife, Pauline, Matthew founded Wessex Care in 2001, having worked in health & social care services for over 35 years, ten of which were in senior management roles within social services. He was responsible for delivering services to children and families in need of support, care and protection in Wiltshire and Hampshire.

  • Pauline Airey

    Pauline Airey

    Cert.Ed. B.Ed, RMN
    Founding Director

    Pauline has been a qualified nurse for over 35 years and for the past twenty years has specialised in the care of older people in nursing and residential homes where she has held senior positions including Matron/Care Manager and Clinical Director.

  • Jodie Scott

    Jodie Scott

    Cert.H&SC, RMA
    Operations Director

    Jodie joined our team in October 2001 as a junior carer. She worked as a welfare co-ordinator between our homes and the local community, before becoming Deputy Manager at Milford Manor, Manager at Holmwood, and then set up the Community Care Team with the support of Agnes Atras (Head of Care). She later became the companywide Service Manager until she joined the Board in 2015 as the Operations Director. Today Jodie is the most senior Operations Manager responsible for all day to day operational matters across the company including customer enquiries and initial assessments. She is supported in this role by our Service Manager, Tracey Morris and Operations Support Associate Julie Oakes.

  • Christian Airey

    Christian Airey

    BA(Hons).
    Business Director

    Christian has been with us since November 2002 starting as a maintenance assistant followed by student administrator. Following graduation from Edinburgh Napier University Business School in 2010 he became our Business Administrator then, on promotion, Business Manager. Christian joined the Board in 2015 as the Business Director responsible for all day to day business support matters across the company including Human Resources and Health & Safety management. He is supported in this role by the new appointment of Jonathan Scott into the Business Support Associate role.

  • Alison Stone

    Alison Stone

    BTEC National Diploma, City & Guilds IT, AAT[3].
    Finance Manager.

    Alison has been with us since November 2005, starting as an assistant administrator before training at our company accountants for six months. She then took over managing our accounts and was promoted to financial administrator in 2009 and Finance Manager in 2014.

  • Tracey Morris

    Tracey Morris

    EN, RMA, Dip. Dementia Care
    Service Manager

    Tracey has been with us from the beginning in 2001, a qualified nurse for 30 years specialising originally in medical and surgical. For the past 20 years she has specialised in the care of the older person in nursing and EMI residential units where she has held a number of senior positions including Matron / Care Manager and since 2015 Service Manager.

    Tracey is the Registered Care Manager for Castle View Nursing Home and Kimberly West & East Care Centres.

  • Julie Oakes

    Julie Oakes

    RMA, Dip. Dementia Care
    Operations Support Associate

    Julie has been with us since we took over Milford Manor Care Home in 2004, but has worked in elderly dementia care for over 25 years. During her time at Milford Manor she was promoted to Deputy Manager and then became the Registered Care Manager in 2009. Julie began her new role as Operations Support Associate in 2018.

  • Jonathan Scott

    Jonathan Scott

    Business Support Associate

    Jonathan has joined Wessex Care late in 2018. Jonathan has been part of his own family business for over 20 years and has begun his hands on training, and learning of all aspects of working, delivering and supporting the care we provide. You can currently find him at Milford Manor where the staff are doing a great job at showing him the ropes.

  • Simon Searle

    Simon Searle

    Executive Chef

    Simon joined the team in 2006 as a chef and has been promoted to Senior Chef and then Executive Chef in that time. Simon supports the chefs and oversees the running of the kitchens in all our homes and works with them to ensure all residents receive a balanced and nutritious diet, taking their personal needs and preferences into account.

Our care homes

We have care homes and centres at 5 locations across Salisbury that each look after up to 30 residents at any one time. We cover a variety of care areas including mental health, elderly care, care of vulnerable adults & nursing care. Our locations include:

Wessex Care are a trusted care provider who work closely with Wiltshire Council & Clinical Commissioning Group NHS funded intermediate and long term care provision for those in need. We have space for private residents who require rehabilitation or longer term nursing care.

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  • Enjoying the beer garden
  • Nail painting
  • At the seaside
  • Time for cake!
  • Meeting an owl
  • Activities
  • Enjoying some refreshments
  • Fun at the fair
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Our community care services

Uniquely, as well as our residential care homes in Salisbury, we also provide domiciliary care – with a comprehensive range of services to help people retain their independence and continue living in the community.

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Become a resident

If you would like to learn more about becoming a resident at Wessex Care, get in touch to speak to a member of our team.

Contact Us

Kimberly West Care Centre

27 Tollgate Road
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2JA

01722 322494

Kimberly East Care Centre

27 Tollgate Road
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2JA

01722 341764

Castle View Nursing Home

8 Old Castle Road
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 3SF

01722 328315

Milford Manor Residential Home

Milford Manor Gardens
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2RN

01722 338652

Holmwood Residential Home

30 Fowlers Road
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2QU

01722 331130

Community Services & Head Office

Wessex Care
11 Tollgate Road
Salisbury
SP1 2JA

01722 336933