Home care in Tavistock and Tamar Valley

From Bude to Torpoint, and including Tavistock, Launceston and Saltash and Plymouth, we’re proud to serve the people of West Devon and East Cornwall with expert home care.

Highest regulatory ratings

16,000+ active clients

Recommended by 97% of our clients

10,000+ carers nationwide

Home Care rating 9.7

Highest regulatory ratings

16,000+ active clients

Recommended by 97% of our clients

10,000+ carers nationwide

Home Care rating 9.7

Stay at home and continue to live well your way.

We live and breathe our local community. Our passion is to bring joy to our clients and enable independent living at home. Lynn Roddy established the office in 2018 and we’re proud to be CQC Outstanding. Our dedicated, professional team from across the area provides a range of home care services. Whether it’s companionship in Holsworthy, specialist assistance in Callington, dementia care or much more, we cover all the bases.
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Meet the team

  • Lynn founded Home Instead, Tavistock and Tamar Valley in 2018. This followed a career as an Army officer, raising a family, and caring for her mum who ultimately lost her battle with dementia.
    Lynn is very active in the community supporting those with dementia.

    Lynn Roddy

    Managing Director

  • Mike is co-founder with Lynn. After a first career as a Royal Marines officer, he spent 10 years in business consultancy.
    Passionate about care, his top priority is promoting the culture and values of the company - helping us to deliver care differently to other providers.

    Mike Roddy


  • Sandie has been with us from the start and has recently stepped back from being the Registered Manager. A proud mum and grand mum, her extensive career spans care, banking, and mean pub quizzes!

    Sandie Oldfield

    Compliance Consultant

  • Hayley grew up in the Tamar Valley and has worked in care since 2004. She is NVQ level 5 and our Registered Manager.

    Rooted in the community and keeper of a menagerie of pets, she is the principle contact for our clients and Care Professionals.

    Hayley Russell

    Registered Care Manager

  • Clare has over 20 years’ experience in recruiting, training, and development prior to joining Home Instead in early 2021.
    She’s a friendly and knowledgeable first point of contact. She loves to see new Care Professionals thrive and gain confidence.

    Clare Northey

    Recruitment and Engagement Manager

  • Anne has lived near Tavistock for over 30 years, always working in the care sector, and having run a residential home for people with long term mental health problems. Anne collects Springer Spaniels!

    Anne Hine

    Training and Support Manager

  • Klara has over ten years of experience working in care, after a first career as a primary school teacher. Klara spends her time with the jigsaw puzzle which is the matching of our Care Professionals to our clients and ensuring all the schedules run smoothly.

    Klara Zavilla

    Care Coordinator

  • After 30 years in retail, Rachel found her passion when she joined Home Instead, initially as a Care Professional.
    Later she joined the office team bringing her experience to help build relationships with our clients in Torpoint and Saltash.

    Rachel Oliver

    Client Services Coordinator

  • Kaye has lived in Tavistock for over 30 years and worked as a higher-level teaching assistant.
    Relatively new to care but with a wealth of life skills, she loves the new opportunities. She is now a co-facilitator for our Talking Therapy groups as well as a Senior.

    Kaye Rogers

    Senior Care Professional

  • Sarah moved to Holsworthy in 2021 and has enjoyed a fulfilling, people-focused career in the care sector for over 25 years.
    She relishes the opportunities for professional development in care and is passionate about helping our clients around Holsworthy and Bude.

    Sarah Yourston

    Senior Care Professional

  • Megan joined us in late 2022 as an apprentice and with a deep commitment to develop her career in the care sector.
    She is enjoying the breadth of her initial training and getting to know how we work. She will soon start to apply her knowledge as a Care Professional.

    Megan Burden


  • Sean is a qualified Counsellor and a volunteer counsellor for a youth project in Saltash. He is also a Care Professional, Field Support Mentor, and a member of our On Call team.
    He loves to help others as care can be challenging and personal resilience is vital.

    Sean Lee

    Care Professional and Field Support Mentor

Home Instead Tavistock and Tamar Valley Location Map
Tavistock and Tamar Valley
Kilworthy Park,
PL19 0BZ
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