Meet the team

Melanie Cohen


Melanie is an experienced business owner and managing director within the care industry with a track record in business development.  Passionate about delivering a quality service and leading a motivated team of staff.

I have a nursing background and spent my early adult years working as part of the hospital and community teams planning and delivering care.  I found my role hugely fulfilling and especially enjoyed being able to make a real difference not only to the patient themselves, but also to their families.  Driven by the lack of quality childcare options available when I had my first child, I set up a new business offering day care for children aged 3 months to 5 years.  Based on a high quality family centred approach, I led a motivated team and together we delivered care and education to the highest level achieving best outcomes for individual children and their families.  Using creative thinking and an informed understanding of statutory requirements and best practice, I developed the business to make us the leading setting within the local area.   Developing what was initially a hobby, I have in recent years been working as a fitness instructor and personal trainer, building up my own business with a specialist interest in rehabilitation and clients with complex requirements.   I am dedicated to forging a path for Bluebird Care (Bournemouth & Poole) to become a respected and forward thinking provider of home care in Dorset.  There is a great deal to do, but I am very excited to have the opportunity to make a real difference by providing the highest standard of care; promoting dignity, choice and independence; and enabling people to remain in their own home for as long as possible.    I still very much enjoy many forms of fitness training, and can be found teaching yoga on a Saturday morning.  I also love to cook...which necessitates the ongoing fitness training!” 

Juliet Cohen


Juliet is a driven, innovative and experienced sole trader of an established and successful fitness entity. As well as having worked as a loyal and motivating team player in a variety of larger businesses, she is also a natural leader and motivator empowering groups and individuals to achieve and succeed.
Passionate and empathetic, striving to give others confidence and guidance wherever needed and delighting with them in their achievements.

I love the thought of being able to make a difference to someone. My clients include young emerging athletes, people trying to stay fit around family life, people with physical and learning difficulties, as well as people working to recover from injuries. I became interested in care when I started to become more involved with my own grandparents as their needs changed. Trying to help them achieve a balance between staying safe and maintaining their independence has become increasingly difficult. Sometimes we are required to think creatively to find a solution that satisfies their immediate and longer term needs and at the same time offers the extended family the reassurances they need. It is often far from easy, but with effective communication and understanding there is usually a way. I am passionate about helping people to reach their full potential. I was first attracted to Bluebird Care because of their strong ethos to provide the highest quality of care which enables people to choose where and how they want to live. Bluebird Care has a mission to change society’s views about domiciliary care providers and the way care workers are perceived and I am excited to bring this approach to Bluebird Care (Bournemouth & Poole) so that others like my grandparents can continue to enjoy life in the fullest.


Operations Manager

Ann-Marie is responsible for the day to day running of Bluebird Care Bournemouth & Poole. She is well experienced in care and liaises with other professionals as part of a multi disciplinary team to ensure the very best care and support is provided to our customers.