Tailored Compassionate Care

Happiness and well-being are at the core of our values and our team of highly trained care and hospitality professionals are dedicated to providing tailored compassionate care and exceptional service.

There are no silly rules, set mealtimes, bedtimes or visiting hours, allowing all members to maintain their routines and live life as much as possible on their own terms.

We build deep and meaningful relationships with each member and their families to support their personal needs and wishes.

 


Our Team

Chelsea Court Place, General Manager
Gabriela Zackova

General Manager

Gabriela Zackova has over 16 years of nursing experience spanning acute, senior and palliative care. Her previous positions include deputy manager at Brendoncare Foundation, A&E nurse, Clinical Lead in a private home in Southwark and specialist advisor to Care Quality Commission (CQC). With a degree in Law with Psychology, Gabby dedicates her spare time working as a Legal Advisor for a charity which provides free legal advice to the citizens of Czech Republic and Slovakia. Gabby is a very experienced Dementia Care Mapper and researches the subject at Kingston University. Gabby is an exceptionally caring person; she is passionate about providing outstanding support and enriching the lives of those in her care.

Chelsea Court Place, Deputy Head of Care
Sol Uy

Deputy Head of Care

Sol Uy is an experienced Deputy Home Manager who has worked for Care UK at Woodland Hall Care Home, a 72 bedded elderly Dementia home in Stanmore. Whilst working at Woodland Hall, Sol helped turn the Home from a CQC rating of “Requires Improvement” in 2017 to “Good” in all areas in 2018. Prior to this Sol worked as a Clinical Lead in St. Johns Wood Care Centre, a 100 bedded nursing home which has residents with dementia and other mental health conditions.

Chelsea Court Place, Consultant in Practice Improvement and Dementia Care
Dr Julia Wood

Consultant in Practice Improvement and Dementia Care

Dr Wood is a registered adult nurse whose primary clinical interests lie in medicine and older adults, dementia and long-term care. Alongside her role as senior lecturer leading inter-professional education in the school of Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care, Dr Wood works closely with Gabby and team at Chelsea Court Place. Dr Wood is an Advanced Dementia Care Mapper, a nurse consultant for practice improvement and dementia care in long-term care and a Specialist Advisor with the CQC.

Chelsea Court Place, Guest Services Manager
Tom O’Dwyer

Guest Services Manager

Tom O’Dwyer is a hospitality professional with extensive experience in general management and learning and development, gained with Melia and Rydges hotel groups in London and Sydney. Tom has diplomas in Human Resources and International Tourism from Bridge College, Sydney, Australia. Tom is responsible for all members non-medical and care services and oversees our front of house teams.

Chelsea Court Place, Head of Activities
Cynthia Constatine

Head of Activities

Cynthia Constantine has 10 years’ experience in the care industry and holds an NVQ2 and 3. Her previous experience working in the hotel industry, where she worked in supervisory roles as well as an activities coordinator, ignited her passion for working with people in the care sector. Cynthia is responsible for planning and coordinating the broad range of activities and events on offer at Chelsea Court Place, helping to enhance and make a positive impact on the lives of our members and residents.

Chelsea Court Place, Executive Chef
Matt Dodge

Executive Chef

Matt is a highly experienced, award-winning chef who has previously worked at the Savoy Hotel, Sunrise Senior Living and Signature Coombe Hill Manor. His philosophy is to create classic and simple modern dishes that inspire residents to recall happy memories surrounding dining. He serves highly nutritious food that benefits the health of residents. Matt recently starred in Channel 4’s series “The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes,” a social experiment and awareness-raising programme that trained people living with early-onset dementia to run a restaurant, preparing and serving food for the public.

Chelsea Court Place, Head Chef
Alex Morte

Head Chef

Alex was awarded the National Association of Care Catering (NACC), Care Cook of the Year, in 2016, and also won the highly commended Main Course award. He previously worked at Signature Coombe Hill Manor in Surrey. He enjoys working in the care sector and providing nutritious food to meet the needs of individual residents and aims to ensure that every meal is an enjoyable dining experience while providing residents with flavours and smells they have grown to love throughout their lives.