Catherine Twomey

Managing Director

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.

Joanna Anokye

Care Coordinator

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.

Agnella Matsambanye

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

Nurse Liaison

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 Robertson

Nurse Liason

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.

Martin Katongo

Registered Manager

Martin brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our team. His journey has taken him through various facets of care, including nursing, residential care homes and domiciliary services.

At Draycott, Martin champions a holistic approach to care, valuing every aspect of our services, from nursing to specialised areas of support. Committed to excellence, he ensures that our carers receive the support they need to thrive. Martin’s focus on investing in upskilling and training opportunities underscores his dedication to delivering the highest quality of care possible.

Under Martin’s leadership Draycott continues to excel, providing compassionate and comprehensive care to our clients. With his guidance, we remain committed to upholding the highest standards of excellence in everything we do.

Andrew Walby

Draycott Client Liaison in Auriens Care Team

With a background in the arts and book publishing, Andrew found his true calling in caregiving, drawn to the opportunity to provide holistic, person-centred care. Joining Draycott in August 2021, he has quickly risen from a care coordinator to a pivotal role as a client liaison.

In his current capacity, Andrew seamlessly bridges the gap between operational logistics and individual well-being, ensuring that each client receives the highest level of support and attention. His dedication to planning and delivering personalised care reflects not only his professional ethos but also his genuine commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of others.

Anthea Besser

HR Manager

Anthea has a background in leading People Strategies in healthcare, having worked for the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability and Schoen Clinic. Her specialist areas are employee engagement and inclusion, work force planning, leadership development and data security. She heads up the team that recruit and train our staff, to ensure we have the right calibre of staff who can deliver the best of care.