Our strength is in the experience and skills of our team.

The team at Eximius has over 80 years’ combined experience and knowledge of the care industry.

Kate

Owner

Before founding Eximius in 2016, Kate ran a care franchise for 13 years employing over 100 carers and caring for more than 350 clients at any one time. 

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Many of her clients needed live-in care which quickly became her passion.

Throughout my career, I have seen the enormous impact live-in care has on people’s lives. Our clients are happier in their own homes, surrounded by their comforts with easy access to their friends and family. Our carers and companions relieve them of any anxiety they might have felt about living on their own, or coping with the logistics of daily life.  

And the families we support no longer have to worry about the safety of their parent or friend. They have the peace of mind to know they are in safe, nurturing hands.  

I want all our clients to be delighted by our service and ensure they are treated with dignity and respect. 

Maria

Managing Director

Maria looks after the day to day management of the Eximius team. She joined Eximius in 2018 after 20 years working in the care industry. 

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I started out in domiciliary care, working in a variety of areas such as mental health, stroke care, dementia care and end of life. I moved into care recruitment and became passionate about matching carers to clients. I eventually managed live-in care services working with people with spinal injuries, head injuries, MS and other conditions.  

I am passionate about making a difference to the lives of others. 

Dawn

Care Manager

Dawn has been working within the care sector for over 25 years and started her career in care as a care worker. She gained an NVQ level 5 in Health and Social Care and worked towards becoming a Registered Care Manager.

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“I love working in care and get great satisfaction in helping people remain as independent as they can at home. I especially enjoy supporting people who are living with Dementia and supporting people who have palliative care needs.  I get a great deal of pleasure in thinking “outside of the box “ and helping others enjoy their lives fully.”

Lisa

Field Care Supervisor

Lisa has worked in the care sector for 23 years in both domiciliary and hospital settings. She has experience caring for people with a wide variety of complex needs, including MS, motor neurone disease, brain injury, palliative care and dementia.

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“People thrive better when they have support from the community. As a Field Care Supervisor, I am privileged to assist people get the help and support they need to live the lives they choose.”

Candice

Field Care Supervisor

Candice joined the Eximius team in August 2020. She has been working in the care sector for ten years. She has an NVQ in level 2 health and social care and is currently working on her level 3.

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Candice started off as a domiciliary carer, and moved her way up the ranks to senior carer, FCS, Care Co-Ordinator. She has worked in a nursing home and in domiciliary care.

Candice worked with Kate at her previous company and is thrilled to be back working for her!

“I love working in the care industry as no two days are ever the same.  It is rewarding to work for a company that believes in values and person centred care and going that extra mile to make a client happy and their staff.”

Dawn Gaul

Field Care Supervisor

Dawn joined the Eximius Team in August 2021. She has been working in the care sector for 6 years. She has experience of caring for people with a wide range of complex needs including MS, Motor Neurone Disease, brain injury, spinal injury, challenging behavior, Palliative care and Dementia. 

Dawn started her care journey in Mental Health. She moved her way up to Team Leader, to Care Coordinator and now to Care Supervisor. 

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‘I love my job, working in the care industry. No day is the same. It’s rewarding to work in. I love giving something back to people and helping where I can, even if it is something small like a chat and company. It is fulfilling working alongside others who believe in the same values, person-centered care and going the extra mile to make our clients happy’. 

Rebecca

Care Coordinator

Rebecca started working for Eximius in September 2021 as a care coordinator. She has worked in the care sector for 23 years. She started her career as a carer for Bucks County Council gaining NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care, after leaving there she worked her way up to Care Manager for a domiciliary care agency.

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‘I have enjoyed the challenge of going from domiciliary to live in care and feel fully supported by the Eximius team’. 

Angela Wicks Clinical Lead Eximius Live in Support

Angie

Clinical Lead

,Angie joined Eximius in November 2022. She has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years within a variety of settings including Learning Disability, Surgery, Intensive Care and Spinal Cord Injury. Completing a qualification in Nursing People with a Spinal Cord Injury and Stoke Mandeville Hospital in 1999.

With 20 years of experience in live in care and a varied career across a wide and diverse portfolio of care provision in the UK and overseas, supporting people with neurological conditions within the community remains her passion.

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Angie was successful in winning the SIA leadership award in 2017 in recognition of her training and leadership of nurses and care staff across the UK.   She was a member of the MASCIP committee for 10 years.

Angie has a strong background in Quality, Governance and Audit and is passionate about empowering care providers to achieve excellence.

In her free time Angie enjoys travelling in her Campervan, skiing and generally being outdoors.

Lianna

Recruitment Administrator

Lianna started working for Eximius in January 2022 as a Project Administrator. She has since been promoted to Recruitment Administrator.

She started her career working in many sectors of the childcare industry when she was 17, which has included Nannying, Preschools and working as a TA/LSA in a mainstream school.

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Lianna holds NVQ levels 2, 3 & 4 in Childcare and Early Years Practice and has gained lots of experience over the years with SEN.  Lianna has now started to explore the Health and Social Care industry and wishes to continue her previous role in ‘caring for others’.

‘I have transitioned well into the care sector, and I aim to extend my knowledge and understanding with the excellent support I’ve received from the Eximius team! 

I am really enjoying the challenge and I look forward to a long prosperous career in the Health and Social Care industry!’

 

Hollie Harrison

Hollie

Training Manager

Hollie started working for Eximius in February 2022. She has worked in the care sector for the last 6 years and has worked for the NHS, domiciliary care providers and in a care home, caring for people with a range of needs. 

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‘I started my training journey 3.5 years ago and have gained multiple qualifications including my AET teaching qualification. I worked my way up from a nursing assistant to a regional trainer to now a training manager.’

 

Hollie Harrison

Karen

Non Executive Director

Karen has worked for 26 years in the care sector and her passion for high quality of care for service-users has never changed.

Karen’s passion is a driver for excellence through business planning, operational efficiencies and innovation. Being a strategic and commercially focused leader,​ her focus is on delivery of excellence for users, staff, regulators, commissioners and investors.

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‘My role as a non executive director is to support the management team to continue to deliver the high standard of care.

My personal values are a great match with those of Eximius and i am proud to be part of the team.’

 

Dr Bashir

Dr Bashir graduated from Kings College London GKT School of Medicine with Distinction in 2006. After completing his foundation training in London, he completed Acute Care Training in Manchester and London before completing his GP training in Oxford, in 2013.

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He is currently a GP Partner and GP Trainer in a busy Oxford NHS surgery. He is the Adult Safeguarding GP Lead for the surgery and looks after several nursing homes in Oxford. He also works for FedBucks as an Out-of-Hours Mobile GP, providing urgent medical care to the vulnerable housebound population of High Wycombe and the surrounding areas. Dr Bashir has a special interest in Older Adult Medicine including Dementia/Palliative Care, Men’s Health and Learning Disability.

Dr Bhella

Dr Bhella graduated from Norwich Medical School in 2008 and then completed his GP Training in Oxford in 2013. He currently works as an Acute Interface GP at the prestigious John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

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Dr Bhella has extensive experience as an A&E doctor and excels in the care of acutely unwell and elderly patients. Furthermore, he works as an Out-of-Hours mobile and triaging GP. Here he provides urgent medical care and advice to the vulnerable, housebound population of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Dr Bhella enjoys all aspects of general medicine and has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal medicine, Dermatology and Wellbeing preventative medicine.

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