Meet the Beaufort Grange Care Home 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:

Raji Sunil

Raji Sunil

General Manager

Hi, my name is Raji and I am the General Manager here at Beaufort Grange. Welcome to our website!

I have been a registered nurse since 1997, completing my nurse training at the Fr. Muller’s Hospital, Mangalore - India. After my graduation I worked in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 7 years.

I have extensive experience in both hospitals and care home settings. I moved to UK in 2004.Since then, I have worked at MHA and Country Court Care, before joining Barchester. 

I always strive for excellence. I believe in an open door policy, and I am an advocate for the basic principles of care, respect, dignity, privacy and choice.

I enjoy challenges and endeavour to improve the quality of the service we provide for those people we support. I have a very good relationship with both staff, families and local health care professionals.

Holly Burnell

Head of Unit

I’ve worked within the healthcare sector for over 10 years. My background is supporting individuals living with dementia. My passion is providing extraordinary care with a person-centred approach. My ultimate aim is to ensure our residents feel safe, comfortable and their wishes and choices are respected.

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Marta Gonczyova

Head of Unit

I believe in open, honest and transparent relationships with residents and everyone involved in their care. I am passionate about ensuring that safe and person-centered care is delivered within the home at all times.

Having had first-hand in many positions within the care sector, from care assistant to a home manager, I have a good understanding of the challenges with the care sector. I am confident, that, as a HOU, I am able to provide support for the whole team.

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Nita Marks

Nita Marks

Head of Unit

I have been qualified for 21 years, and have worked in a variety of settings with the elderly. I enjoy helping those who require more complex care and those who are living with dementia. I like building relationships with residents, relatives, colleagues and health professionals.

Kemme Chingoriwo

Clinical Lead Nurse

I qualified as an RGN in 1996 at the University of Botswana Institute of Health Sciences. I worked in a Harvard-sponsored research laboratory in Africa, where my role was to identify patients and ensure timely collection of specimen. Then I worked in Ophthalmology doing mobile clinics in the Kalahari Desert. I then went and worked as a Senior Nurse in Scottish Livingston Hospital A&E, Paediatrics and Operation Theatre until 2004, when I came to UK and worked in 3 nursing homes as an RGN and, most recently, as a Unit Manager. My passion has always been and shall remain as promoting clinical excellence. 

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Kate Sliwinska

Home Administrator

My role at Beaufort Grange involves supporting the General Manager by managing the financial, recruitment and general administration system. I started at Beaufort Grange in 2014 with 11 years administration and financial experience. If you ever need any help regarding the above, my door is always open.

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Rebecca Shoebottom

Activities Coordinator

I am very excited to be joining the Activities Team at Beaufort Grange. I have been lucky enough to work and travel abroad for 16 months and recently finished a year working in Australia. I am keen to develop new and diverse activities to spark resident’s interest. I enjoy martial arts, rock climbing and arts and crafts.

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Stewart Sharkey

Head Chef

I have been a chef and catering manager for many years, both in England and in Italy.

My ethos is simple; I believe that the food and service we provide should be on client-driven, with the emphasis on a healthy and balanced diet based on their likes and dislikes, not ours.

I recently joined Barchester and am very much looking forward to encouraging my team to strive to the best and by doing so improve the daily lives of our most important asset... our residents.

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Pablo Melero

Head of Housekeeping

I am a Psychologist and I have worked with young autistic people and other disabilities as well. Since 2017, I’ve been working as a Housekeeping Supervisor in different Hotels across the UK. As Head Housekeeper, I work with my team to keep the home clean and tidy for the wellbeing of our residents.

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What happens now?

Are you ready to discuss your individual care requirements? Pick up the phone and talk to us, book a visit to our care home or come and take a look around our facilities.

Care enquiries

New care enquiry phone lines are open 8am-8pm

0117 3210 665

All other calls

0117 9740 010

Our fees and contract

We want to be as transparent as possible about how we charge for the different services we provide as well as what’s included in our contract. Please click the links below to find out more about our fees and contract.

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