Karen Barry

Karen Barry

Karen Barry

Astell House Home manager

Karen Barry is home manager at Astell House and a qualified nurse.  She started her career as a carer at our nursing home, St Faith’s and was inspired to train as a nurse.  Karen graduated from Bristol University in 2008 and spent three years in the NHS as a community nurse.  She returned to our charity in 2010 when she spotted a nursing job back at St Faith’s. After nine years she became Head Nurse, in addition she has trained as a nurse mentor for University student nurses and also as a Dementia Lead.

Karen is now using her wealth of experience as home manager at Astell House.