Meet the team

Dr Peter McCormick

Owner

American born Peter moved to Ireland in the 1980’s and over many years was involved in the growth and development of a number of very successful businesses. He moved to Holywood in the early 2000’s. 
 
Peter became involved with Bluebird Care (Holywood) in 2013 and in January 2016 became the owner of the Bluebird Care (Holywood). 
 
Peter has a special interest in dementia care and improving the quality of life of those who was in the throws of dementia and believes that the quality of life of sufferers can be greatly enhanced by excellently trained carers who are genuinely interested in their patients.  He has built a very strong team in Holywood and is passionate about the training and upskilling the team to ensure the best quality of care to all Bluebird Care (Holywood) patients.  He is passionate about keeping Bluebird customers in the comfort and security of their own homes.

Lucy Baxter

Care Manager (Acting)

Lucy has extensive experience in the care sector having worked in residential care homes before joining Bluebird Care (Holywood) as a Care Worker. Her performances saw her promoted to Supervisor and then Care Co-ordinator. Lucy is now undertaking her Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health & Social Care Services (Adults' Management).

In her role as Care Manager (Acting) she is responsible for the ethical running of Bluebird Care (Holywood), a role which ensures that the interests and wellbeing of all customers and staff are met. She manages the day to day running of effective care service delivery.

Lucy ensures all customers receive bespoke care packages designed to meet their  individual care and support needs.

She is responsible for ensuring the service is well led, safe, effective, and responsive and meets the fundamental standards within the RQIA regulatory framework.

Esther Penney

Office Manager

Esther has many years experience in business administration which makes her perfectly suited to her role as Office Manager.  She has also worked as a care co-ordinator so understands the complex needs of our customers and the support needed by our carers.
She also makes great cupcakes! 

Kelly Burns

Office Administrator

Kelly has extensive experience in a number of businesses and joined Bluebird Care (Holywood) as she has a real love of people.  
Kelly's is usually the first person people chat to when they call the office and her warmth and good humour put everyone at ease.

Heather Maclure

Lead Supervisor

Heather has worked for Bluebird Care (Holywood) since 2012 starting as a Care Worker. Her hard work, professionalism and enthusiasm for delivering extremely high standards of care led to her accepting the role of Supervisor. In 2014 she completed her NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care. It is Heather's responsibility to lead our team of supervisors and support staff and be the point of contact between customers and the office.