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

Care Services Manager

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.

Pauline Ng

Operations Manager

Pauline works alongside the Care Service Manager to ensure that Wesley Care efficiently provides high quality care.

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.

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.

Brenda Chiverton

Diversional Therapist

Robyn Swain

Residents Advocate

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

Katherine Webster-Brown


Katherine greets you on the telephone or welcomes you when you visit WesleyCare.

Abby Crowe

Admissions Nurse

Abby meets and greets our new residents upon arrival. She does all the initial paper work, develops a care plan and liaises with GPs, pharmacies, other staff and the resident’s family.

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.