Meet the team

Our trained team of professionals work together to create the best possible experience for those living in the home, striving to deliver excellent care services in a warm, homely environment. You can find out more about some of our wonderful staff members below:

Xin Zhao

General Manager

Hello, my name is Xin and I am a registered general nurse with over 25 years' nursing experience. Welcome to our website!

I have spent over 10 years managing nursing homes. I moved from China to England in August 2003, along with my family. Throughout my career in England I have worked in the private care sector, for the NHS and in charitable organisations.

I am looking forward to working with the amazing team at Badgeworth Court to ensure the home runs smoothly, so we can aim to meet the highest standards of care. I believe, with the support and willingness of the team, this will be possible.

 

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Eva Vasakova

Administrator

Hi, my name is Eva I have worked at Badgeworth Court since December 2017. I really enjoy my job, especially meeting all of the residents and their loved ones.

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Hannah Mulholland

Activities coordinator

Hannah organises a 24/7 planned programme of events every day, including evening and weekends, that are based on the residents' choices. 

Hannah goes above and beyond her duties to ensure that all residents at Badgeworth court experience a fulfilled and content life. She is determined that every one of the residents should be able to enjoy an outing, regardless of their care needs.

Hannah is naturally bubbly and enthusiatic about her role and the difference she and her colleagues are making to residents' lives. As a result, she has created a 'Whole Team' approach at the home, leading to a culture where they celebrate life.

In 2016, Hannah was named the National Winner for Activities Coordinator of the Year at the Barchester Care Awards.

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Jacek Binienda

Head Chef

My name is Jacek and I have been the Head chef at Badgeworth Court since 2015. I have been with Barchester since 2004 working in West Sussex for 6 years and Somerset for 5 years until 2015 when I started in Badgeworth Court in Cheltenham.

For me food has been a very important part of my life and I am very passionate about delivering high standards and a high quality of service to my residents, relatives and visitors on a day to day basis.  My residents and their needs are always my highest priority in everything that I do. In our kitchen we cater for residents with many nutritional and dietary requirements and tailor our menus according to their needs.

Within 14 years of my Barchester career my highlights would be receiving a 5* rating from EHO from 2010 till present, being a finalist and runner up in the Barchester chef competition in 2010, Barchester best smoothie competition winner in 2012, semi finalist at the Barchester care awards for Chef of the year category in 2013 and Nutritional week competition winner in 2014.

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Sinny Jude

Community manager

My name is Sinny Jude. I am the community manager for Norwood at Badgeworth court. I came to the UK in 2005 , I completed my Degree in Nusing in India. I have over 22 years of experience in my nursing career.I am passionate about delivering high quality, person centred care to residents and advocate family involvement in their care.

 

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Smrita Sunwar

Care assistant

My name is Smrita, i have been a care assistant at Badgeworth care home since February 2018. IO am currently completing my Level 2 diploma in care. I have three years experience as a community healthcare assistant in my country of Nepal. I moved from Nepal in 2010. I have experienced other job roles including housekeeping, Barista in a coffee shop and beauty therapy. I really enjoy my job with all of the lovely residents and find the team extremely supportive.

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Sujata Gurung

Care assistant

Hello my name is Sujata Gurung .I’m working as a carer at Badgeworth court in our declare community. I have been here at Badgeworth since august.I’m a management student but I have always been interested in health care . Having had no prior care experience I knew there would be a lot to learn. I received a great amount of training and i'm constantly learning new skills through my seniors and colleagues. I’m really enjoying my work with my team and love spending time with the residents

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Emilita Bicos

Community manager for Selwyn Payne

Hi my name is Emilita and I am a senior carer on Selwyn Payne. I am from the Philippines and have worked in care for over 15 years, I am trained in dementia awareness and I have an NVQ 3 in health and social care. I enjoy working with my team here at Badgeworth, my colleagues are all so caring and helpful.

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Francis Mendez

Nurse

My name is Francis Mendez I have been a qualified nurse for 11 years. I work at Badgeworth court as a bank nurse. I previously worked for Barchester 4 years ago before leaving to gain valuable acute nursing skills in the NHS that I could apply to working in a care home environment. I have worked in various acute settings in hospital including the medical and surgical departments which has given me a sound insight of my capabilities as a nurse. I love working for Barchester as I believe that they look after their staff well, especially keeping staff training as a priority and ensuring their standards are high at all times. I am looking forward to implementing my skills at Badgeworth.

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Ranier Ebbah

Senior carer

Hi my name is Ranier but the residents call me Ray, I have worked for Barchester for 9 ½ years. I am a team leader in our Norwood community. I enjoy training and learning new skills, I have completed dementia awareness, Parkinsons disease training and I have a level 2 qualification in dementia and end of life care. I am a very sociable and friendly person and enjoy making the residents laugh, I enjoy working for Barchester as they are very supportive to their staff.

 

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Michelle Fraser

Community manager for De Clare

My name is Michelle Fraser. I came to the UK in 2005, I come from Guyana (only English speaking country in South America). I have been a qualified nurse since 1986 and worked solely in the care environment working with residents with dementia and nursing needs. I enjoy working with the team at Badgeworth.

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Robin Couldrey

Resident Ambassador

Introducing our very special resident ambassador Robin 

Robin is very much looking forward to his new role as resident ambassador. He has spent the last two weeks researching local points of interest for our minibus outings, including research on wheelchair access and disabled parking. Robin is an architect and has had a lot of input in local architecture of which we are looking forward to visiting on our outings. Robin has been a vegetarian for over 30 years and used to run his own vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Cheltenham, he is looking forward to assisting the chef in creating a varied menu as well as voicing the opinions of his fellow residents in their monthly meetings.

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Debbie Murcott

Head of housekeeping

My name is Debbie I am the Head Housekeeper here at Badgeworth. My job is to ensure the home is cleaned to a high standard.I have been here at Badgeworth since the end of January and thoroughly enjoy my job.

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Carmen Stanciu

Senior carer

My name is Carmen and I am a senior carer here at Badgeworth on Selwyn Payne community. I have been working in the social care sector since 2011 and have gained a wealth of experience that i enjoy putting into practice everyday at Badgeworth court. The team are fantastic and i enjoy working for Barchester.

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Faye Jones

Receptionist

Hi my name is Faye and i am the receptionist at Badgeworth court care centre. I have worked at here for a year and started as a hostess on our declare community. As much as I loved hosting for the residents I was offered a position on reception and I now get the best of both worlds, not just interaction with residents but also family ,friends and all the team.

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Ashley Clark

Operational trainer

Hi, my name is Ashley and I am the operational trainer for the Gloucestershire area of Central Division. I have almost 14 years’ experience in the care environment and I have worked for Barchester since 2011. I have worked in all areas of care before moving to the trainer role including, end of life and residential but I have to say my real passion lies with dementia care! I love working for Barchester in my role because no two days are ever the same, I get to meet lots of people every day but also still get to have a sing and a dance with the residents!

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Activities team

Activities team

Our activities team at Badgeworth court ensure that our residents enjoy a varied and fantastic activities program to enable our residents to have a wonderful lifestyle here at our beautiful home 

The activities team here at Badgeworth Court consists of Georgina, Agnes and Georgia.

Georgina used to work as a childminder and a teaching assistant at a local school before deciding on a change in career and joining the team at Badgeworth Court. She is using her skills and knowledge from these roles to build and develop the new and exciting community engagement programme that is being developed here at Badgeworth Court.

Agnes originally started her time at Badgeworth Court as a volunteer after we met her in The Comfy Pew, the coffee shop that she used to run. She has since joined the activities team where she is especially good at making our weekly tea parties lively and fun.

Georgia has been working at Badgeworth Court for three years now as a carer and has recently made the switch over to the activities team for half the week. Georgia particularly enjoys the creative activities and her weekly flower arranging sessions are particularly popular with the residents.

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Krishti Gurung

Senior carer

I’m Krishti Gurung and I’m a senior carer at Badgeworth Court in our beautiful Norwood community. I’m from Nepal. I moved to the UK with my husband. I have completed my NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care and  have worked in healthcare for over 6 years. I love singing and dancing with my residents and love make them laugh

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Evelyn Quijana

Deputy manager

Hi my name is Evelyn Quijana. I’m a qualified midwife in the Philippines and I came in England in 2002. Barchester employed me as a senior carer, while working I did my training to be a nurse. I did work hard to gain the knowledge, experience and training to be in my position at present as a Deputy Manager of Badgeworth Court. I am very passionate in all the things I do, especially in caring for others. Being given the opportunity to turn my passion for caring for others into a career has already allowed me to make a positive impact on the lives of those in my care. 

Badgeworth is a happy place to work and live; with very caring staff from all the departments; this home is definitely the place for our love ones when needing 24/7 care.

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