Meet the Team

WesleyCare has a very professional and well trained work force. There is a very low staff turnover meaning residents and staff are able to build and enjoy long relationships with each other. Some of the key staff that you will see around WesleyCare include:

Cath Swain


Cath leads our experienced team in providing high quality care, service and support to our residents and their families, according to the values of the Christchurch Methodist Mission.

Andrea Devonish

1st Floor Clinical Nurse Manager

Andrea is the Clinical Nurse Manager of Whero and Kahurangi teams. Andrea has a background in natural medicine.

Robyn Hulme

Quality Coordinator

Robyn provides oversight of our Quality Programme, ensuring we comply with the Health and Disability Sector Standards. Robyn also coordinates the Education Programme for the Care Staff and Careerforce Qualifications for Healthcare Assistants.

Maria Lalor


Maria welcomes WesleyCare residents and visitors both at reception and over the phone.

Jyllanie Kelly

Clinical Coordinator Ground Floor

Jyllanie is the Clinical Coordinator Ground Floor of Tawa, Karaka and Kākāriki teams. She leads the team in delivering excellence and passion in care.


Clinical Coordinator First Floor

Princess is the Clinical Coordinator First Floor. She leads the Whero and Kahurangi teams in delivering excellence and passion in care.

Brenda Chiverton

Diversional Therapist

Jill van de Geer


With Michael Greer, Jill coordinates a team of ministers and lay people from various denominations. She is also available for pastoral support.

Michael Greer


Michael works alongside Jill van de Geer to coordinate the team of ministers and lay people from various denominations and to offer residents and staff pastoral support.

Robyn Swain

Residents Advocate

Robyn advocates for all residents but is particularly invaluable when residents have no family.