Meet the staff


Company Director


  • Level 5 Diploma in Health & Social Care

  • Theory into Practice Diploma (Edinburgh Napier University)

  • Equine Management Diploma (Sparsholt College)


Amanda has over 25 years experience in the use of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Amanda manages all aspects of Stuarts House Day Care and Supported Living.



Operations Manager


  • Level 5 Diploma in Health & Social Care

  • NEBS Diploma in Management


Graham brings a wealth of managerial and leadership experience from a 25-year military career, working closely with Amanda on all managerial matters.  With 14 years as a Heating and plumbing engineer, he is responsible for all operational aspects at the farm and supported living. 

Graham is a keen horseman, golfer and carpenter, and brings practical skills to our service to target and enhance our service users ability in sport and carpentry.



Senior Support Therapist / Animal Supervisor

Qualifications:  BHS Stage 3

                     National Diploma in Horse Management

Jenna is our small animal expert, leading the staff team to target and maintain the best animal husbandry care skill to our clients. 

Jenna has many years experience of riding and instructing and is a keen photographer.



Sports Support Therapist

Qualifications:  Exercise Referral Instructor Level 3

                     Lower Back Pain Instructor Level 4

                     Cardiac Rehabilitation Instructor Level 4

                     Suspension Training, Kettlebell and Foam Roller Instructor

                     Core Fitness Education Multi Skills Coach Level 2

                     Football Coach, F.A, Level 1

                     Team Teach Positive Behaviour Management Level 2

                     First aider/CPR qualified

Steve recently joined SHC and works closely with David developing fitness and well-being programs working closely with service users in need for a structured/incremental fitness regime.   Steve brings not only extensive sports knowledge but also experience in working with vulnerable individuals forming a   team with David, Amanda and Emily using ABA technique developing fitness programs to achieved the best outcome we can!



ASC Support Therapist

Qualifications: NVQ Level 2 in Care

Experienced in care, hard working Justyna is extremely caring and attentive to others needs.   



ASC Support Therapist

Qualifications: BHSAI (British Horse Society’s Assistant Instructor)

                    Fitness Instructor

Karen brings a wide range of talent,  experienced in care,  she teaches exercise to music, riding, cooking and gardening.   


Running her own local Hospitality Business.  Karen is a keen walker and likes to Ski and read.



ASC Support Therapist

Qualifications: Psychology graduate

Emma’s cheerful, calm demeanor is much appreciated at SHC.  Emma psychology knowledge background makes her as excellent ASC support  therapist.   Now in the UK Emma’s experience includes supporting charities/ & training new employees for across Australia.



ASC Support Therapist

Qualifications: Currently studying - Open University

Ella works in our supported living provision assisting in life skills and overnight support.  Ella is passionate about care and self development, using all her experience and enthusiasm to achieve the best she can.



Marketing / IT 

Dee has over 20 years experience in Marketing & IT.  Responsible for all IT and marketing, she also works closely with Amanda on general admin and HR requirements.  With a family member with autism, Dee also brings autism knowledge and a passion to help others in our service.