Meet the Latimer 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:

Donna Tustin

General Manager

Hi, my name is Donna and I am the General Manager here at the home. Welcome to our website!  

I started my Barchester journey in 1998  as a care assistant. I completed my Diploma in nursing in 2004 and have  progressed through different positions within the company. I am passionate about providing exceptional care and my philosophy is every day is an opportunity to make a difference. My aim is to ensure that our residents feel safe and secure and have a  meaningful and happy life. Please come and see me, my door is always open!

Benna Sebastian

Nurse

I joined Barchester in March 2020. I first graduated as a registered nurse in 1992 in India. then in 2007 I moved to the UK as a student nurse and graduated in October 2007 to become a RGN. I have a passion to work with the elderly nursing patients. 

Dan Taylor-Edwards

Activities Coordinator & Dementia Champion

I'm Dan and I'm the Activities Coordinator here at Latimer Court. I joined the team in 2022. I have worked in care for many years as a carer and activities roles, and absolutely love my role here. I love working with the elderly and have a real passion to enrich every day and make their lives as special as they can be.

I have many ideas for group activities and events as well as for individual interactions, and love seeing these ideas coming to life and the difference it makes to each resident's day!

Richard Kelly

Maintenance Manager

I have been based at Latimer Court from when the home first opened in 2013. I am a qualified electrician and this has been invaluable. My role is to ensure that the home is a safe and well-maintained environment for all. I love being able to help in anyway that I can, from repairing a resident's TV to taking them out for the day as the mini bus driver.

Dawn Goodway

Head Housekeeper

I joined Latimer Court in 2014 as a Housekeeper before being promoted to Head Housekeeper in October 2017. I lead the housekeeping and laundry teams, ensuring that all areas of Latimer Court are clean, tidy and well-presented creating a lovely home for our residents. 

Lance Behenna

Admin Assistant/Reception

I joined Barchester in 2020, I love my role supporting residents, their families and visitors.  I also help families considering care options and show them around Latimer Court.  I help with various admin roles and enjoy being part of the team. 

Danni Phillips

Admin Assistant

My name is Danni. I'm Admin Assistant here at Latimer Court and I joined the team in November 2023.

My main duties include being the first face that greets anyone arriving at Latimer Court. I assist and support our whole team with any administrative tasks that they need. I also support people and their families who are choosing a care home, answering any questions they may have and showing them our lovely home. I love how different every day is and listening to the residents stories of their past - it's a pleasure working here!

My spare time is spent with my boys, my partner and our dog, Norman. I love travelling, adventures, reading, and eating out.

Lawrence

Resident Ambassador

Meet Lawrence one of our resident ambassadors, he prefers to be called Lorry.  Lorry loves watching all sports and enjoys walks around our gardens. Lorry used to be involved in speedway when he was younger and enjoyed sports in general.

Margaret

Resident Ambassador

Meet Margaret one of our resident ambassadors, she has lived in Worcester for most of her life and lived in the same house for over 60 years.  She worked at a local newspaper as a receptionist for over 20 years. Margaret loves spending time with her family and also looks forward to our 'Knit & Natter' group every week with her friends at Latimer Court. 

Kelly Davis

Well being champion / Care Assistant

My role inspires me to be more person centred each and every day. To connect with the residents on a personal level. It allows me to see past their illness, to see them as individuals who all have a story to tell about their past, present and their families who have been on the journey with them.

Ruth Healy

Activities Assistant

Hello, I am Ruth, Activities Assistant at Latimer Court.  I love working with the elderly as an activities support and very much enjoy the role I have.  I have many ideas on activities and events to run and love getting to know every resident to see how I can make them happy.  The reward for my role is to see people smiling, happy and enjoying life to the best they can with our support. Laughter and kindness are an essential ingredient to my days in our home.