Meet the team

Our wonderful team comprises nurses, 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:

Dannie Tsoneva

Dannie Tsoneva

General Manager

Hi, my name is Dannie, and I am the General Manager here at Meadowbeck. I hope you find what you're looking for on our website.

I have been a qualified nurse since 1996 and I have gained a broad spectrum of knowledge and experience in the nursing field since then. I feel privileged to be a part of such a lovely, caring, friendly and hardworking team.

My journey with Barchester commenced in 2015, when I started work as a staff Nurse. In that same year, I was promoted to Deputy Manager & Clinical lead.

Throughout the years, I have been supporting sister homes in the company, eventually ending up at Meadowbeck.

I feel really privileged to be a part of such a lovely, caring, friendly and hardworking team here at Meadowbeck, where care and compassion are key values.

I have an open door policy, so please feel free to pop in to have a chat.

Helen Charlesworth

Unit Manager

Hi, my name is Helen and I am a Unit manager here at Meadowbeck. I am a qualified nurse of many years, and I have been working in care homes since 1994.

I care passionately about the elderly and have great amount of respect for them. I strive to promote independence and deliver high quality, person-centred care.

I am trained to provide dementia and palliative care.

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Helen Lea

Unit Manager

I am a Unit Manager on our Memory Lane community here at Meadowbeck, and I have worked here since 1994. I started working as a Care Assistant, then went on to do my NVQ Level 3 and passed my care practitioner course in 2016, eventually being promoted to Unit Manager in 2019.

Hillary Atkinson

Unit Manager

I qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1996 and I have worked in various hospitals in the Caribbean, and as a Deputy Matron in George Town Hospital in Guyana. I then migrated to the UK in 2001 and have worked for Barchester ever since. I have great respect for the elderly and I am passionate about providing person-centred care.

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Rebekka Richardson

Rebekka Richardson


My name is Rebekka and I am the Administrator here at Meadowbeck. I have worked in HR and customer services for over 10 years, and joined the home back in 2017. I am always available to answer any queries or questions you may have.

Tina Holmes

Activities Coordinator

Hi, I’m Tina, and I am the Activities Coordinator here at Meadowbeck. 

I began working at the home as a Care Assistant in 1999. In 2014, I changed my role to Social Support Worker, which I enjoyed, as it involved supporting residents at Meadowbeck in their daily lifestyles. 

I then became the Activities Coordinator in May 2017. I love working with the elderly and getting to know them and their families, in addition to supporting them in their active lifestyles to make their time at Meadowbeck as enjoyable as possible.

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Kirk Bostic

Kirk Bostic

Head Chef

Kirk and his team create a nutritious, variable and tasty menu in the home, catering for all types of palate. Ingredients are sourced locally for freshness and quality and with Kirk having a culinary arts background, and worked all over the world, he brings some great ideas and creativity to the team. What he loves about his job is being able to 'give something back' and help our residents with developing diets to suit and tempt them.

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Paul Ravenhill

Paul Ravenhill

Head of Maintenence

My job is to maintain the home and gardens at Meadowbeck.

I enjoy working around the home and gardens.

Tracey Addy


Tracey manages team of 8 staff to ensure that the home is clean, fresh and inviting at all times and is responsible for providing a full laundry service for all residents. Having joined the home 15 years ago it is the 'family' feel to the home that has kept her with us!

What happens now?

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01904 563 213

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01904 424 244

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