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About Warwick’s Best Care Home

Luxurious Living

Living at Leycester House isn’t only about the care. This naturally comes as standard as you will see, but it has been designed for you to live your life the way you want, in luxurious surroundings.

Leycester House is a beautiful, luxurious care home located in the historic market town of Warwick, in the heart of England, home to one of England’s most magnificent castles. Boasting exceptional facilities such as an in-house state-of-the-art cinema, private fine-dining, in-house spa, landscaped gardens and hotel-style fully stocked bistro bar, there is something for everyone to enjoy. As well as all this is our amazing team of staff and community who all go towards making this a comfortable and special place to live.

Beautiful interior design at Leycester House
A Safe & Warm Care Home

Why you should choose this care home In Warwick

A great home to live your best life

With our all-inclusive package and exceptional team of carers, you’ll never have to worry about a thing. From the day you move to Leycester House, everything will be taken care of for you.

  • All-Inclusive Package: Our comprehensive all-inclusive package is what attracts many residents to our home. All the facilities and care available at Leycester House are offered at a single, all-inclusive weekly fee. This enables residents to enjoy their life to the full without worrying about any hidden extras. When we say everything we mean everything. As well as the care you can check out what’s on offer in the Facilities section.
  • Experienced and Caring Team: It is our extraordinary team of carers here at Leycester House which make for such a warm and safe environment. Everyone in the Leycester House family possesses a love for caring for people.

The Exceptional Team at Leycester House

Meet the people at at Leycester House

Since opening its doors in 2016, Leycester House has risen to become one of the top 20 care homes in England. Linda Atkinson and her incredible team have created a warm and exceptional environment within this luxury care home.  Let's meet some of the team.



Tracy Barton

General Manager

My name is Tracy Barton and I am now the General Manager at Leycester House. I loved my time as Deputy, having fulfilled the role since 2018 and am now very much looking forward to my new role overseeing the running of Leycester House as General Manager. I have worked in care for over 2 decades and have had experience in elderly, nursing, mental health, dementia and young people in residential care. Before coming to Leycester House I was a coordinator for a large domiciliary company in Merseyside, a challenging, but rewarding job.

I feel privileged to be part of the Leycester House team, we are all so proud of the work we do and the quality of care that we give to our very deserving residents.



Lee Clark

Deputy Manager

I have been working in health and social care for over a decade. I have a background in surgical nursing, Dementia and mental health. After leaving the hospital environment I went into working in care homes which offered me a unique, new perspective towards nursing care.  Being able to explore a more person-centred and individual approach to delivering exceptional care is my passion.

I am delighted to be a new member of the team at Leycester House.  The home already has a fantastic reputation in the area and as the Deputy Manager, I hope to watch it grow from strength to strength.


Kathryn Evans

Clinical Lead/RGN

My name is Kathryn Evans. I have been the lead nurse at Leycester House since we opened in July 2016.I started my career in Nursing over 40 years ago, married before my final exams and went on to have 2 children soon afterwards. I now have 7 precious grandchildren. Working with the elderly has always been my passion, they have an abundance of history, love and trust to share with us. I really enjoy caring for the residents at Leycester House, ensuring that they receive the highest standards of care is incredibly rewarding.


Stuart O’Neill


My name is Stuart O’Neill. I am the Maintenance Manager and have worked at Leycester House for 11 months. I have a background of similar roles, so have a wide range of experience in maintaining safe and compliant buildings. I am keen to ensure Leycester House is a pleasant, well-maintained environment for residents, visitors and staff. Leycester House is a very busy place to work, no two days are the same which I really enjoy. There is a great team atmosphere, every one of us working together to make this a great place to live for our residents.


Melissa Price

Head Chef

My name is Melissa Price, I qualified as a chef in Warwickshire and gained a wide variety of hospitality experience whilst working in the UK, Canada and Hong Kong. I have managed my own businesses in restaurants, hotel and bars.

I really enjoy working alongside the team at Leycester House and we take great pride and pleasure in presenting the residents with a wonderful, varied, nutritional choice of food. My team and I really enjoy celebrating birthdays and special occasions with our residents, but try to make every day a special one!


Elaine Coles

Activities Manager

My name is Elaine Coles. I have recently joined Leycester House as the Events Manager. I am delighted to be part of the team. As a former actor and dancer, I have travelled extensively with my work and enjoyed living in France and Italy. For the last 15 years, I have been sailing the seas as Entertainment Manager for a well-known cruise line. Spending many days at sea entertaining the passengers was an absolute joy and I hope to use my skills to bring much laughter and fun to the residents at Leycester House.


Carole Satchwell


My name is Carole Satchwell, I am the Housekeeper at Leycester House. I started working at the home when it opened in July 2016. I thoroughly enjoy being part of the friendly, hardworking team. My background is many years of housekeeping and laundry service in care homes. I enjoy caring for the residents and am passionate about maintaining an ultra-clean, tidy, and well maintained environment. This is the residents home, and I am privileged to be able to ensure the highest standards are maintained.


Rachel Devey

Hospitality Manager

My name is Rachel Devey,I am the hospitality Manager at Leycester House. I have over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, which has included hotels, conference centres and catering functions for over 350 people. I love coming to work at Leycester House, every day is different. I enjoy interacting with the residents, ensuring their requirements are met, that they are happy and comfortable and enjoy themselves every day. I consider the residents and staff to be my second family.


Nicola Meeres


My name is Nicola Meeres and I have been the Administrator at Leycester House since January 2018, I have a background in customer services, project management and law.

There is a lovely family atmosphere at Leycester House and I thoroughly enjoy working with and supporting our many different departments. Helping relatives and being part of a team that is continually striving to provide the best possible care and experience for our residents is extremely rewarding.

Digital Communications and Safe Visitation in Care Homes

Technology Improves Our Care

As a leading care home, we strive to find ways to benefit our offering. This includes combining what the digital world has to offer. Here are some of the ways we are using the digital world to enhance life at Leycester House.

Technology in Bristol care homes

Communication in our care home

Keeping families connected

While our home is always a hive of social activity, we understand that our lovey residents depend on contact with their loved ones. That’s why, at Leycester House we are always working on new ways of communication and making ways of connecting more engaging and easier.


Covid-safe Care Lodge

Self-cleaning care pods

Enabling safe, treasured care home visits

Life has changed in 2020 and Leycester House is one of the first care companies in the country to implement positive changes towards enabling our residents to maintain as normal a life as possible through these unprecedented times. ‘Little Leycester’ is our self-cleaning care lodge, situated in the grounds of Leycester House, where residents can meet safely with their friends and family.

Providing better care through technology

In-room technology

Technology to improve our processes

Leycester House always moves with the times – evidently so from electronic care planning and acoustic monitoring to high-speed internet and on-demand TV. Anything which goes towards making our residents’ life as comfortable and hassle-free as possible.

Out and About in Warwick

Being a part of the wider community

Leycester House is located near to the historic market town of Warwick, home to one of the most magnificent castles in England.

A large part of what we do here at Leycester House is enabling our residents to engage with the local community – much as they would have done during their lives. Maybe a trip out to a historic place of interest or an afternoon at the bowls club or simply waving at children on the school bus, anything to make our residents feel a part of the wider community.

Warwick Local Community

An award-winning care home group in central and south England

Berkley Care Group Awards

Leycester House is part of the Berkley Care group family of care homes, operating in the central and south of England. We are justifiably proud of our achievements in combining luxury living with exceptional care and this has consistently been recognised by independent bodies, from the National Care Home Awards, to Pinders Design Awards, to CQC.

Top 20 Recommended Care Home Group 2020 Berkley Care Group

Top 20 Recommended Care Home Group 2020 Berkley Care Group

Top 20 Recommended Care Home Group 2019 Berkley Care Group

Top 20 Recommended Care Home Group 2019 Berkley Care Group

Top 20 Care Homes in London, Groveland Park Care Home 2019 & 2020

Top 20 Care Homes in London, Groveland Park Care Home 2019 & 2020

Top 20 Care Homes in South East England 2019 & 2020, Shinfield View Care Home

Top 20 Care Homes in South East England 2019 & 2020, Shinfield View Care Home

Top 20 Care Homes in the West Midlands 2018 & 2019, Leycester House

Top 20 Care Homes in the West Midlands 2018 & 2019, Leycester House

Winner - Care Home Awards 2017 Best for Architecture or Interior Design

Winner - Care Home Awards 2017 Best for Architecture or Interior Design

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