Meet the team

Crossroads Care in the Vale really does feel like a family. Our jobs are fascinating, busy, with lots of challenges and lots of smiles. We’re there to help each other, just as we’re there for people in our communities who need support. So … say hello the Crossroads Care in the Vale family


Fiona Guthrie Fiona Guthrie

Under Fiona’s leadership, Crossroads Care in the Vale has gone from strength to strength since her arrival as Care Manager in 2002 and, since 2006, as Scheme Manager.

She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role and has built a team that prides itself on making a real difference to people’s lives. In her spare time Fiona enjoys walking her dogs and has a passion for cooking.


Tina Tipples Tina Tipples

Tina gained much valuable experience as a Crossroads Care Worker in the community before becoming a Care Coordinator for the Western Vale and now the Care Manager

The skills Tina acquired while supporting our elderly clients with dementia, in particular her sensitivity, have enhanced her office-based role and she’s now a key team member.


Alyson AtkinsonAlyson Atkinson

Alyson has been responsible for the Scheme’s payroll and invoicing since 2002. Alyson enjoys working with her colleagues and meeting new people, and she frequently attends local Carers’ events to promote Crossroads Care’s services.

For relaxation Alyson enjoys swimming and making her own jewellery, and recently ran a successful jewellery-making session for Carers.


Helen FarrHelen Farr

Helen initially joined Crossroads Care in the Vale as a volunteer in 1999, before taking on the role of part-time Administration Clerk two years later.

Helen’s admin skills are invaluable and she often takes on additional tasks to help colleagues. A real action woman, Helen is a volunteer for Oxfam, has been involved with the Girl Guide Movement for over twenty years and is a member of the Llandough and Dinas Powys branch of the Trefoil Guild.

Helen ‘reluctantly’ goes to exercise classes to keep fit and enjoys Tai Chi for relaxation.


 Jayne Hill

Jayne is the Counsellor / Group Co-ordinator with Crossroads Care in the Vale (EMI). Jayne has had many years experience counselling in various charitable organisations and private practice.  She is warm compassionate, caring and cheerful.  Her biggest loves are family and friends, Corwall, baking, socialising, swimming, taking road trips,  anything creative, animals and chocolate…Not necessarily in that order!



Sharon LLoyd

Sharron is an Acting Deputy Co-ordinator.  Sharon has worked as a Care Worker for Crossroads Care for 8 years.  She has been working in the office since March 2015.  She has enjoyed the challenges that working in a busy office brings.  She has previous experience of working with Dementia clients in Nursing Homes and the community.  Her hobbies include reading and trips away with her husband on their motorbike.



Janet Falcon

Janet is an Acting Deputy Co-ordinator.  More information to be added soon.