Live in care can be big step

We realise just what a big step it can be to have someone come to live with you.

Such an important decision requires both parties to be happy.   


Patricia Spruce, MBE, wrote on her Linkedin page about her experience when receiving her MBE and quoted Prince William as she spoke to the Prince about Kate's healthcare. "Prince William said that Katherine [sic] had two Filipino nurses looking after her and they were amazing and kind."

Please Note: The nurses referred to here are not employees or agents of Filipino Care Givers Ltd

Trish Spruce MBE FCIPD


Key management staff

Myla (Marinella) Manlongat 
Operations Director

Myla founded the organisation in 2014. She is a Chartered Physio and worked as a carer in Nursing and Residential homes, when she first settled in the UK in 2010. Additionally, she studied up to NVQ 5 in Health and Social Care and holds a BSC in Nursing from the Philippines. 

Dr Gabrielle Macaulay - MBBS BSc(Hons) DRCOG DFSRH
Medical Advisor

Dr Gabi is a GP with a BSc in Endocrinology and a medical degree from Imperial College London. She has an interest in dementia, elderly care and complex medicine management. She values individualised behavioural and lifestyle approaches to elderly care, using medical interventions only as necessary.

Lynn James
Registered Manager

Lynn joined this sector in 1999 and holds an NVQ 5 in Health and social care, leadership and management. She has wide experience including care homes, domiciliary, palliative and sheltered housing care.

Bryann Reyes
Deputy Manager

Bryann is the Godson of our founder. He has a first class degree in Business Studies and after graduating in London he worked as a carer in a nursing home group for 2 years. He has also achieved an NVQ 5 in Health and Social care since he joined us in 2018.

Sheila Gomez
Quality Assurance Officer and Care Supervisor

Sheila joined us in 2019, she holds an NVQ 6 which she studied with our founder. She also qualified and practised as a Social Worker in the Philippines.

Kathrine (Kat) Reyes
Care Supervisor

Kat joined us in 2017, she is Bryann’s sister, thus continuing the family ethos of our team. She has a BSc in child psychology from the Philippines and a masters in Business studies from Cardiff.

Glenda Joy Lazada        
Care Co-ordinator

Glenda Joy holds a physiotherapy degree from the Philippines with NARIC - UK conversion + NVQ 4. Joy worked for 3 years in Israel as a live-in carer. She has worked in UK nursing homes, since 2003 before joining the team in early 2018.

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