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Meet the team

At Selkirk House, Plymouth, you're in good hands.

At Selkirk House we have a caring team of well qualified professionals, passionate about what they do and dedicated to ensuring our residents always feel confident that they can rely on a friendly face and helping hand 24-hours a day. We encourage visits to Selkirk House so you can meet our team and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.

Michelle Amesbury

Care Home Manager

"As Home Manager I take great pride in every aspect of the service we provide at Selkirk House. Everyone here has a person-centred and caring outlook with emphasis on choice. We offer individually tailored care, excellent home cooked food, a variety of activities and plenty of good company. Here at Selkirk, we have a whole team of staff waiting to meet you and help with anything you may need."

Michelle Amesbury

Lorraine Langford

Deputy Manager

"As a care manager at one of Anchor’s care homes, I can honestly say we are fully supported to provide the best care for our residents. We’re on hand 24 hours a day with a smile and ready to answer any questions you may have. My role as care manager is to support our residents’ transition to care and ensure everyone involved in the process feels supported and has choice."

Lorraine Langford

Bernard Matthews

Chef Manager

"I always ensure we have the freshest ingredients and a great variety of choice, so our residents are always more than satisfied. We hold themed lunches, garden parties and BBQ’s throughout the year, always with the resident’s preferences in mind. I look forward to meeting you and your family."

Bernard Matthews

James Michael Kazer

Hospitality Manager

"I am always here to help new residents and their families feel relaxed and comfortable when they come into our home. Why not pop in and have a chat and see what we have on offer."

James Michael Kazer

Nicola Elsen


"As Home Administrators we are the first point of contact for many of the residents’ families at Selkirk House. We understand that choosing a care home can be a daunting process but we’re here to help in any way we can and make it as easy as possible."

Nicola Elsen

Helen Bailey


"The Home Administration team here at Selkirk have plenty of experience dealing with contracts and funding. Any questions regarding finance we are always more than happy to give advice. The team here take great pride in their work and we encourage everyone to pop in and have a look."

Helen Bailey



Day Morning Lunch Afternoon Evening
Monday Reminiscence activities Card making
Tuesday Live music Outing
Wednesday Knit & natter Card making Coffee afternoon
Thursday Hairdresser Hairdresser Ipad activities
Friday Reminiscence activities Fish & chip lunch Bingo
Saturday Newspaper discussion Quiz
Sunday Film club Games afternoon

I have been here for 17 years over that time Selkirk House has greatly improved keeping up with the times. Selkirk House's greatest assets is the …  Read more

Doris G Resident / Service User

I would recommend Selkirk House to anyone. It is hygienic and doesn't smell, the food was good. I am well looked after and receive excellent car …  Read more

Joan Q Resident / Service User

I have been a resident here at Selkirk House for a few months and find the staff and facilities good. At first when I moved here I found it very daunt …  Read more

Doreen M Resident / Service User

The staff at Selkirk House have made Mum's transition to a Care Home very straightforward and it is a great comfort to know she is so happy and w …  Read more

Angela L Daughter of Resident/Service User

My mother-in-law, Nina Burridge, was previously in a smaller care home, where, although she was happy and cared for, was in the opposite part of the c …  Read more

Susan Burridge Daughter-in-law of Resident/Service User

My Aunt stayed at Selkirk House for a period of sadly only 2 months prior to her death. Her experience however could not have been better. Selkirk hou …  Read more

Mark B Nephew of Resident/Service User

A very well run home. Staff helpful and caring. Clean, bright and cheerful. As near to one's home as possible. …  Read more

Frances G Sister of Resident/Service User

I cannot recommend this home highly enough. …  Read more

Frank C Resident / Service User

I think Selkirk House is excellent. When you hear of other care homes, I am very thankful. …  Read more

Kathleen Woodman Resident / Service User

My mother was a resident at Selkirk House form Oct 2009 - Dec 2009 and my aunt has now been a resident here for two years. Over seven years that I …  Read more

Paula W Niece of Resident/Service User

“The staff of this establishment are wonderful! Helpful and friendly." …  Read more

Ms B Bird, Selkirk House, Plymouth