Care At Home

Purple Balm provides experienced support, care and nursing staff to assist people in their own homes. Our services are tailored to your needs.

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We understand the importance of trust 

Purple Balm Staff Team

Sara Boult - Senior Registered Manager - Exeter

Sara has worked in the care industry for over 17 years during which time she has worked in Domiciliary care and supported living providing 24 hour specialist care to clients with a variety of disabilities. She began working for Purple Balm in May 2014 and is passionate about providing person centred care and ensuring that Purple Balm continues to support their clients both in their homes and in establishments. 

Shona Ankers - Finance Manager - Exeter

I am the Finance Manager. I am AAT qualified and have 15+ years’ experience in the charity sector. I previously worked for EDP Drug and Alcohol services in Exeter and understand how difficult and rewarding it can be working in this field. The Finance teams objectives are: to establish and maintain a programme of financial management, budgetary control and audit compliance; to provide a structure which is fit for purpose; to ensure that services and operations are delivered in the best value framework; and to continuously improve service delivery and management of resources

Steve Davey - Field Care Supervisor - Exeter

Steve has been working in the care industry for 6+ years and joined our team in June 2014, having worked as a Field Care Manager with his previous employer.

Steve is very passionate about his job and likes to ensure that clients receive quality, person centred care.


Sarah-Jane - Care Coordinator

Sarah-Jane has many years of care experience working within the domiciliary care setting. Sarah-Jane is very passionate about the quality of care being provided and ensures the carers skills match that of the needs of the clients.

Charlotte Homer - Care Coordinator - Plymouth

Charlotte has been in the care industry for 8+ years, starting as a cleaner in a Nursing Home at the age of 16. When she turned 18 she became a Care Assistant and gained her NVQ3 in Health and Social Care.  Charlotte was in the top 5 in the South West and reached the final in the Great British Care Awards twice and was asked to go to the National Finals. Charlotte gained experience in Nursing, Residential and Domiciliary care before becoming a Care Coordinator at Purple Balm.  She thoroughly enjoys working for Purple Balm and working with all their clients and staff.  Charlotte is passionate helping to provide the best care possible.

Karen Romans - Registered Manager - Newton Abbot / Plymouth

Karen has worked in the Care Industry for 5+ years and joined Purple Balm in October 2015.  She has a good level of understanding having worked as a Carer, Co-ordinator and Office manager for her previous Employer. Karen is passionate about a providing a Client centred approach and her focus is giving continuity of care to her Clients.

Karen believes that for a company to succeed there must be a high level of trust and reliability between Staff both office based and Carers alike.

Karin Dyke - Field Care Supervisor - Newton Abbot / Plymouth

Karin has worked in the care industry for 8+ years. She has an excellent knowledge of care from her previous employment as a carer and as a Field care Supervisor.

Karin is passionate about ensuring the best standard of care is provided to our Clients which is achieved through high levels of communication, understanding and on-going monitoring of our care Team.

Michelle Foster - Administrative/Finance Assistant 

Jenny Pascoe - Training Administrator

I have worked in the care industry for 23 years, mainly with young people with learning disabilities and deaf/blind people in both schools and residential settings. I then decided to change direction and thought I could put my people skills to good use as a receptionist at a GP Surgery and a Veterinary Surgery. I missed working in the care sector, and applied for the position of Training Administrator for Purple Balm.