Our Team


David Haslam, Director of The Grove Nursing Home Burnley, Walton House Nursing Home and Walton Home Care, Preston.


Registered Manager

Janet Harris is a Registered General Nurse and has previous experience of managing a nursing home. Janet has worked her way up through the ranks from care assistant, qualifying as a Registered Nurse in 2006 and onto Matron/Manager in 2013. Janet is responsible for the smooth running of our home and is available Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 4.30pm and any other time by appointment.



Pauline Davis, handles all administration within the home and is the main point of contact for all financial matters. Pauline has achieved NVQ Level 2 in Customer Services.


Activities Co-ordinator

Sarah Smith, is an experienced Activities Co-ordinator and is responsible for providing therapeutic activities for service users.  She organises the entertainment programme for the home and oversees our individual client’s social needs on a daily basis.



Andy Bishop has achieved 706/1/2/3 in catering City & Guilds and has 35 years’ experience in catering.  He is responsible for preparing nutritious home-made food on a daily basis using local fresh produce.  The home holds a five star rating from the food standards agency.


Nursing and care staff

The Manager, Janet Harris oversees more than 40 staff, 9 of which are qualified nurses, the remainder are care assistants (the majority of which are qualified to NVQ Level 2 & 3) and support staff. Several of the staff have many years service at Walton House and are very experienced. All staff are continually trained with regular update sessions by in–house and external assessors.