Meet the Kingswood Court Care Home Team

From nurses and carers to chefs and housekeepers, staff in our home are here to deliver high quality care and services to those we support. Check below to meet some of the friendly faces you are likely to see when visiting our home:

Mathan Balasubramaniyan

General Manager

Hi. My name is Mathan. I am the General Manager here at Kingswood Court. Welcome to our website.

With over a decade of experience in the care sector, I bring not only my expertise as a Registered Nurse but also insights from my tenure as a Senior Manager across various care settings.

Our dedicated team at Kingswood Court is united by a singular belief: It's not just about providing outstanding care—it's about recognising that for our residents, Kingswood Court is not just a care facility but their true home.

If you're curious about life at Kingswood Court or have any questions, I invite you to reach out to me directly or drop by for a visit. We promise there's always a fresh pot of coffee brewing and a slice of cake waiting for you.

Ugo Nwakwue

Deputy Manager

Hello, I am Ugo and I am the Deputy Manager here at Kingswood Court.

I started my care journey in 2006 when I was working as a nurse in critical care, I continued to work in this field until 2020 when I moved to Barchester Healthcare as a nurse and worked my way up to Deputy Manager. 

Outside of work I enjoy taking part and training in sports like Karate and Tennis. I also like to help out in the local community and support different groups when I can. 

Celestial Briones

Registered Nurse

I moved in to care because I wanted to do something more rewarding and challenge myself. I have worked in the care sector for 17 years and 5 ½ of them at Kingswood Court. I have also worked as a Unit manager at a previous care home before coming to this home.

Lynette Sheere


Hello and welcome to the Kingswood Court website, My name is Lynette, I hope you enjoy taking a look around our page and getting to know our home a little more. 

I Joined Barchester healthcare in 2022 as an Administrator and before joining the team at Kingswood Court I worked for an accountant, I really enjoy being part of the team here, it feels like we are a very close knit family who are all working towards the same goal and we help each other to achieve this. 

In my spare time I enjoy walking my dogs, reading and spending time with my family and friends.

Lee Brimble

Senior Regional Head Chef

Hello, My name is Lee and I am the Seniro Regional Head Chef based at Kingswood Court care home.

I have over 30 years experience in the hospitality industry. I am Classically trained and always innovating and promoting current food trends. Championing, educating and sharing the best that our industry has to offer.

I was voted UK chef of the year by the Board of Independent Care Providers 2021 and I am the President of the Somerset Cheese masters. 

Jeanette French

Head of Housekeeping

I decided to work in care because I enjoy talking with the elderly and I feel that I’m a sociable person and have a lot to give. I’ve worked in the care sector for 16 years and been at Kingswood Court for 13 of those years, I used to work in a factory before I changed into care.

Robert Hopkins


I joined the team at Kingswood court in July 2021, previously I worked in customer service for a train operator providing support to passengers with additional needs. 

When I am not in work I am usually found enjoying the great British countryside.

Jade Coghlan


Hello and welcome to the Kingswood Court website, My name is Jade. i hope you enjoy taking a look around our page and getting to know our home a little more. 

I have worked in care for over 10 years and Joined Barchester healthcare in 2019, I really enjoy being part of the team here at Kingswood Court, the best part of my day is always the start of my shift and getting to say hello to our incredible residents. 

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family 

Julie Baber

Second Chef

I’ve worked in the kitchen at Kingswood Court for 7 years and I’ve been working in catering for 20 years, during that time I have worked in a children's day nursery and another care home. I love being able to produce fresh, nutritious meals for our residents and it means a great deal to me that I can make a difference to the residents lives. 

In my spare time I like to spend time with my husband, 2 children, 5 grandchildren and my boxer dog. I love the sun and try to get away whenever I can.