Catherine brings over 30 years experience in the healthcare sector to Draycott, and now as Managing Director, she has oversight of all Draycott operations. Prior to joining Draycott, Catherine worked as CFO for major UK and US corporations including Cleveland Clinic, HCA, and BMI Healthcare. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and Certified Public Accountants.
Clinical Nurse Manager
Kelly spent 15 years working for investment banks as a Risk Analyst before making the decision to follow her dream of becoming a nurse. After completing her studies at Kings College London, Kelly trained with the Florence Nightingale Faculty for Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative care. She specialises in community nursing care and is passionate about providing people with quality specialist and holistic nurse-led care. Kelly has also completed a level 7 CMI senior leadership programme and is working towards a master’s in healthcare.
Clinical Nurse Manager
Nina is a Registered Nurse with almost ten years of clinical experience in the UK and her native Germany, as well as holding postgraduate certificates in both orthopaedic nursing and person-centred dementia care. Joining the Draycott team in 2021 to pursue her passion for domiciliary care, she has progressed from Nurse Liaison to Clinical Nurse Manager. Nina is passionate about the benefits of caring for people at home, allowing them to remain part of their community whilst receiving the high standards of care that have been Draycott’s hallmark for over 20 years.
Joanna’s career in health and social care began in 2012 after being told by a banking customer that her caring nature would make her a perfect fit for healthcare. Since then, she has never looked back. After accepting her first position as a Coordinator at London Care, her studies have enabled her to progress through Active Assistance, One Care UK, and Sweet Tree to her final stop, Draycott. Her thirst for knowledge means that she is continually researching new theories and practical, person-centred care techniques.
Junior Care Coordinator
Agnella began her career in the sector as a carer in a residential home specialising in dementia, before moving into live-in roles supporting clients with a range of needs to live independently at home. Agnella joins the Draycott team as a Care Coordinator, building on her experience to plan and deliver bespoke, person-centred care.
Caroline De Besi
Caroline De Besi trained as a registered nurse in New Zealand and has over 40 years of experience in the public and private sectors. Her passion and expertise are Palliative and End of Life care having worked as a specialist for over 20 years. Caroline has several years of working as a Nurse Liaison in domiciliary care and takes pride in providing bespoke individualised care plans for each client.
Sharron trained in South Africa as a Registered Nurse. She has many years’ experience working in mission hospital in Africa and in a major hospital in Johannesburg, followed by 16 years spent teaching in the Nursing Department at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa before coming to the UK. Prior to joining the Nurse Liason team, Sharron worked at Draycott Nursing and Care for 16 years as Clinical Nurse Tutor in Social Care.
Head of Culture & Talent
Over the past seven years, Jo has held a number of roles across the HR function but her passion is for people. Jo strongly believes that a business is only as strong as its team and their happiness and success directly link to a business’s success. Draycott has something special and that is the people we bring into the business and the culture we imbed – a culture of empathy, communication and strong working relationships.