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Meet the team

At St Edith's Court, Leigh On Sea, you're in good hands.

At St Edith's Court we have a caring team of well qualified professionals, passionate about what they do and dedicated to ensuring our residents always feel confident that they can rely on a friendly face and helping hand 24-hours a day. We encourage visits to St Edith's Court so you can meet our team and get a feel of what it would be like to live here. You will be able to look around, meet other residents, find out what goes on and ask any questions you may have. It is important to us that you make the right decision and are happy with your choice of new home.

Jacqueline Plues

Care Home Manager

"Our home, situated in a wonderful location, close to Leigh on Sea front offers a warm, safe and friendly environment with facilities to make you feel at home. We are proud to say our professional caring team provide individually tailored care, excellent food, fun activities and plenty of good company. We look forward to showing you all our home has to offer."

Jacqueline Plues

Dawn Punter

Deputy Manager

"I have worked for St Edith’s Court for almost 20 years. Having worked at all levels of care, I became Care Manager in 2003. It’s a job I find rewarding sometimes very challenging but most of all I love my work."

Dawn Punter

Anthony Hopkins

Chef Manager

"The kitchen is the hub of any care home I think. Ask any resident and they will quite happily talk about the food. So it has to be nutritional and quite a bit of choice. We have a lot of pride in our menus and I think a majority of residents are very happy."

Anthony Hopkins

Nichodimus Kawadza


Nick has several years’ experience in the Audit, Finance and Administration fields having worked for various organisations here and abroad at both junior and management levels. Nick has worked for Anchor for the past 5 years as an Administrator but has just moved to St Edith’s Court since December 2014. Nick has found the Home to have a community feel where people enjoy interacting with their fellow residents, families, friends and staff.

Nichodimus Kawadza




The care and attention given to my sister who has recently died was always first class. She was always happy and contented and made some very good fri …  Read more

A T W Sister of Resident/Service User

High standard of rooms with extra area for storage and mini kitchen facility for each room. Staff are sensitive, kind and caring. Encouraging independ …  Read more

Gill D Daughter of Resident/Service User

The best care home and the best care I have come across in Essex. …  Read more

Louisa D Daughter of Resident/Service User

I visit a number of care homes in this area and St Edith's is by far the best! The facilities are excellent and the staff superb! …  Read more

Christopher P Friend of Resident/Service User

This must rank as one of the very best care homes. …  Read more

Gillian P Friend of Resident/Service User

A well run home with excellent caring staff - always on hand to help. Lovely food, rooms (dining and lounges) and a pretty garden for residents and vi …  Read more

K H Power of Attorney/Solicitor of Resident/Service User

This is a lovely home where my mum is safe and happy. Review relates to November 2014. …  Read more

Barbara K Daughter of Resident/Service User

Pleasant caring atmosphere. The rooms are bright with valuable ensuite facilities. Lovely well maintained garden. …  Read more

Janet Erb Daughter of Resident/Service User

My sister has been a resident for just over two years and she has received excellent care at all times. …  Read more

Astrid W Sister of Resident/Service User

It's a well run, comfortable care home. The heating temperature is just right and it's low on unpleasant smells. The cleaning staff must wor …  Read more

Gill D Daughter of Resident/Service User