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.
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 that provides free legal advice to the citizens of the 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.
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 the 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.
Head of Activities
Cynthia Constantine has 10 years of 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.
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.