Meet the team

Our staff are what hold the home together. Each one of these team members are dedicated to providing high quality care and services to those we support, and ensuring that residents enjoy all aspects of life at our home. See below to meet some of our friendly faces:

Anu Jose

Anu Jose

General Manager

Hi, my name is Anu, and I am the General Manager here at Woodland View. Welcome to our website!

I have been a registered nurse for over 10 years. Before Barchester, I have had roles in both the public and private sector, but my primary area of work interest has always been supporting people living with dementia. I have always enjoyed working in care homes and I choose Woodland View because Barchester is a company that welcomes changes and is always working towards embracing them with great enthusiasm.

Anumol Thomas

Deputy Manager

Hello, my name is Anumol and I am the Deputy Manager here at Woodland View care home. I have worked in the care industry for 9 years and at Woodland View since June 2018. I am a registered general nurse and I love being able to help to support the homes management whilst still spending time with the residents.

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Adrien Csipkar

Adrien Csipkar

Head of Community

I joined Woodland View in December 2017 as the Head of Communities. I have worked with those who are living with dementia and Huntington’s disease and have a full and clear understanding of how to support residents with these conditions. It’s a very rewarding job, but I’m only as good as the team around me, and together we are all working towards the same goals. 

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Egle 'Lee' Orante

Egle 'Lee' Orante

Activities Coordinator

Hi, my name is Egle, but you can call me just Lee. I am very proud to have been given to opportunity to be an Activities Coordinator here at Woodland View. All my life, I have wanted to support older people. I am a very creative and enthusiastic individual and I want to share all of my energy and passion for activities with the residents who live at Woodland View,

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James Mann

James Mann

Head Chef

James is very happy as the Head Chef here at Woodland View. He loves working with a great team and meeting all the residents. He is passionate about providing both tasty and nutritious meals for those at the home.

Heather Mann

Head of Housekeeping

My name is Heather Mann. I started at Barchester in September 2018 as a General Assistant and progressed to Head of Housekeeping of which I am very proud. My role is ensuring that Woodland View is clean and sparkling for the residents making it a beautiful place to be.

Philip Janson

Head of Maintenance

I am Philip Janson. Started working with Barchester as a carer in September 2011 and evolved using my experience and qualification from my previous job in the Merchant Navy. In my role as maintenance assistant and now being promoted as the Head of Maintenance here in Woodland View. I am doing my best and working hard for residents and staff to live and work in safe and beautiful environment.

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Tansie Fitch

Tansie Fitch

Hairdresser

My name is Tansie and I am a qualified hairdresser who has worked in the industry for over 32 years. I am very privileged to be given this opportunity to work at Woodland View

I am a very conscientious, bubbly and outgoing person; I love working with the elderly and have retained clients for over 25 years because they trust me to do their hair. To me, they are not just clients, but long-lasting friends.

This is a great chance to make a difference to people’s lives and to make them feel better about themselves.

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Debbie Kiddle

Debbie Kiddle

Admin Assistant

Hello, my name is Debbie and I am the Admin Assistant here at Woodland View. I joined the home in 2017 as a hostess and moved to the admin assistant position in May 2018. My role is to greet visitors when they arrive at the home, answer the phones and to assist with the administration work.

Silviu Gradinaru

Silviu Gradinaru

Care Assistant

Hello, my name is Silviu and I have been working at Woodland View since 2017. I work primarily on the Queen Boudica community and enjoy taking time to get to know our residents and understanding their needs.

Sita Suradonai

Sita Suradonai

Care Assistant

Hello, my name is Sita and I have worked at Woodland View since 2016. I love working here - I work with all the residents across every community.

Megan Till

Megan Till

Care Assistant

Hello, my name is Megan and I have been working at Woodland View since 2018. I am passionate about caring for the elderly! I work mostly on Queen Boudica community but do look after residents across all of the home.

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