Meet the Burwood Grange Care Home Team

Our wonderful team comprises of carers, activities coordinators, chefs, housekeepers and more. These people are here to ensure that residents enjoy their time at the home and are supported to live life to the fullest. Meet some of our staff below:

Dacre Lassauniere

General Manager

Hello and welcome to Burwood Grange part of Barchester Health Care Group. My name is Dacre and I am very proud to be leading our team here at the beautiful Burwood Grange, a state of the art care home in which I’m sure you will be more than happy.

I am a qualified manager with 15 years of experience leading teams in both private and public health care providers and I pride myself on striving to achieve excellence for those entrusted into our care. I believe that life in a care home should be a fulfilling experience and one that should bring purpose and enjoyment to every day. Burwood grange is a beautiful, purpose built care home in which our main focus is to enrich the lives of our residents. We aim to do so by not only understanding the needs of those in our care, but through engaging with them in developing a personalised approach to their care that ensures we enhance their experience daily. Every day should be a special day.

We look forward to meeting you and discussing how my team and I can be of service.

Lindsey Mcintosh

Deputy Manager

Hello, my name is Lindsey and I am the Deputy Manager here at Burwood Grange. I have had the pleasure of working for Barchester Healthcare for the past 11 years where I have fulfilled my passion for caring for people. My role is to ensure that our residents receive the highest standard of care while taking a person centred approach.


Katy May


Hello, my name is Katy, I am the administrator here at Burwood Grange. I am really excited to be part of the Barchester team. I have worked in care for over five years. I cant wait to support the home and build our community here. You will usually find me in the office. I am on hand to answer any questions you have about your loved one, the home and all aspects of the admin side. Please pop in and say hello. 

Sophie Waite

Activities Coordinator

Hello, My name is Sophie, I am the Activities coordinator here at Burwood Grange. I have worked in the care industry for many years and It gives me a real joy to empower our residents daily. Supporting them to live a fulfilling and enriched life is my priority and I feel very lucky to be able to do that here at Burwood Grange along side my fantastic team. 

Matthew Kingman

Head Chef

Hello, My name is Matthew and I am the Head Chef here at Burwood Grange. I joined the care industry straight from catering college 12 years ago, working my way up from Kitchen assistant to Head Chef. I love to travel and I gain inspiration for my food from the places I have been. Food is an important part of our everyday lives and I am passionate about providing the best for our residents. 

It is a wonderful opportunity for me to be able to cook nutritious and tasty meals for our residents in this beautiful environment. I am looking forward to welcoming our first residents and their loved ones to our home and to try my cooking. 

Julian Tolley

Head of Maintenance

Hello, My name is Julian, I am the Head of Maintenance here at Burwood Grange. I feel very privileged to be working in this luxury environment supporting our residents. This role comes with great responsibility that I am fully prepared to take on. The team here are great and I look forward to watching our home and family grow.

Kerry Mudway

Head of Housekeeping

Hello, My name is Kerry and I am the Head of Housekeeping at Burwood Grange. I have a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry and I am very excited to be working in such a beautiful, luxury environment and supporting our residents everyday. 

Paula Lara

Admin Assistant

Hello, my name is Paula. I joined the Barchester team in 2024 as Administration Assistant and look forward to welcoming the residents and their families to Burwood Grange. You will always see a friendly face and a big welcome when you visit.

I hold a Higher National Diploma in Accounting and Finance, I really love sewing and my two dogs.


Mariana Lupu

Senior Carer

Hello, my name is Mariana. Originally I come from Romania. I arrived in the UK in 2013 and have worked in care since. I am a senior carer at Burwood Grange. I decided to work for Barchester because it's such high quality and the training is excellent. It has been a big experience for me. I have enjoyed meeting my new team and getting to know them. My manager Dacre is excellent and very helpful.

My family life is very busy with my own elderly parents. Many things I have learned already help me be a better carer to them, as they mean so much to me. Seeing other people happy brings me so much joy and I am proud to be a part of the team here.

Felicia Balan

Senior Carer

Hello, My name is Felicia and I am a Senior Carer. I am from Romania and this is where I trained and worked as a nurse for 25 years. I love to care for people and I couldn't imagine doing anything else. I am very excited to be part of the Burwood Grange Team, I have worked for Barchester since 2017 and I feel very privileged to come and work in one of their luxury homes. I am very much looking forward to welcoming our residents and their loved ones and watching our family grow. 

Bianca Riley

Senior Carer

Hello, My name is Bianca, I am a senior carer here at Burwood Grange. I feel very fortunate to be part of this wonderful team. I am really looking forward to seeing our home and family grow here at Burwood. Supporting our residents, their loved ones and the team everyday is extremely important to me. 

Ewa Gramatyka


Hello, My name is Ewa, I am a care assistant. I feel very privileged to be part of the team here at Burwood Grange and I am excited to meet our first residents. Caring for people is my passion and being able to support people in this wonderful home is something I am very much looking forward to. 

Janet Johnson

Laundry Assistant

Hello, my name is Janet, I am the laundry assistant. I am very happy to be part of the team here at Burwood Grange. I am very passionate about my work and take great pride in what I do. I feel very glad to be part of this journey with our new residents and my new team in this beautiful home.