The Best Care Team for the Most Important People!
A team of caring and dedicated professionals, committed to providing the best quality of care and quality of life to our residents.
We believe our residents can do amazing things and our Team can help them achieve them. At Curam Care Homes, we are very proud of our team – who are committed to providing the highest standards of care.
A key factor in the way in which we can achieve the highest possible standards of care in our care homes is the staff we employ. Our own highly qualified care team which includes Senior Management, Managing Medical Staff, Nurses, Care Assistants and Ancillary staff aim to deliver care with compassion, empathy and respect. We aim to continuously improve our skills to maintain our services at the highest level. We have developed training programs to ensure that ongoing education remains a primary focus for all our Team members.
Our staff will always listen to what our residents and their family have to say and will provide as much feedback as we are practically and legally able to.
Our Homes are supported by our Head Office team which includes our CEO, COO, Director of Care, Quality & Standards, Finance Director and Director of Administration.
Director of Nursing
M.Sc (MH), B.Sc, RGN
Nursing Home: Knockrobin Hill Care Home
Nursing Home Address: Port Road, Wicklow
Simi is a qualified registered nurse with experience in the acute settings and has over 15 years of managerial experience in residential care settings in Ireland. She has held posts as Assistant Director of Nursing and as Director of Nursing and has worked closely with The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland, Community Healthcare Organisations and HSE.
With a BSc in Nursing, a Masters in Mental Health from Trinity College Dublin, Fetac Level 6 Certificate in Managing People and Health and Safety at Work, Simi brings a wealth of practical experience to her role of Director of Nursing.
Simi’s area of professional interest include clinical governance, leadership and staff development. Simi is passionate about dementia specific care with a person-centred approach, holistic approach to care of the older person, and establishing a Positive Work Environment.
Spergeon Franklin Jeyarathinam
Director of Nursing
Msc ( Professional Practice ) , PG ( Gerentological Nursing ) Msc ( Professional Practice ) , PG ( Gerentological Nursing )
Nursing Home: Oakfield Nursing Home
Nursing Home Address: Ballinakill, Courtown, Gorey, Co Wexford
Spergeon is a qualified registered nurse with experience in Accident and Emergency and in residential care settings in Ireland. He has held posts as Assistant Director of Nursing and as Director of Nursing. He specialises in change management and has worked closely with Community Health organisation and HSE.
With a BSc in Nursing, a Masters in Professional Practice in Nursing from University of South Wales, United Kingdom, QQI Level 6 – Leadership in Nursing Home Managment, Manual and People moving and Handling Trainer, Spergeon brings a wealth of practical experience to his role of Director of Nursing.
Spergeon’s area of professional interest include clinical governance, leadership and staff development. Spergeon is passionate about patient centred care, holistic approach to care of the older person, and establishing a Positive Work Environment.
Director of Nursing
Nursing Home: Curam Care Home Navan Road
Nursing Home Address: Navan Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.
Highly capable and passionate Director of Nursing with 29 years’ experience. An established leader who leads by example through respect, hard work and commitment , motivating others to achieve. Camilus started her career in Mater Hospital where she remained for 14 years, she has held numerous Director of Nursing posts, she holds a BSc in Nursing, Fetac Certificate Level 6 in Managing People and Gerontology.
Camillus has extensive change management experience, including co-ordination of numerous projects, risk management, infection prevention and control guidance, staff support, team working and team management Camillus believes in the development of the workforce so that staff are equipped for not only today, but for the challenges facing healthcare in the future.
Director of Nursing
RGN, Merit Award in leadership
Nursing Home: Curam Care Home Dundalk
Nursing Home Address: Toberona, Dundalk, A91ET86
Izabella is a registered nurse with over 23 years’ experience in a wide variety of health fields. She has focused more recently on developing her leadership and management skills within the private nursing home sector, completing a Merit Award in Leadership in 2020 with Harvest Further Education and Training.
Izabella’s area of professional interest includes a person centred approach to care and for our residents to live their days in our home with purpose and engagement in the local community as per their choice.
Izabella is a believer in positive attitudes and the ability to remain positive during challenging times. She strives to encourage confidence in her team members so they too, will remain effective at the most crucial times.
Inspired daily by her husband and their 6 children, Izabella is passionate about bringing different people who have different views together, and together establishing a positive work environment.
Director of Nursing
Emma is a qualified Mental Health Nurse. Emma has a Diploma in Health Services management and Certificate in Essential Palliative Care
Nursing Home: Curam Care Home Carrigaline
Nursing Home Address: Janeville, Carrigaline, Co. Cork,
Emma’s passion for the provision of meaningful residential care began early in her career when she worked within residential Intellectual Disability services. It was here that she learned how integral person-centred care is to the quality of life and wellbeing of residents. After returning to University to study Mental health Nursing, Emma developed a keen interest in dementia care which resulted in her pursuing a career in older persons residential care. Emma has worked in several nursing homes throughout the country where she has held senior management roles.
Emma leads by example and strives to ensure that a high quality of care is delivered to all of our residents. Emma strongly believes that if residents feel safe, happy and occupied in their environment, they will then feel content and at home.
Head Office Team
Director of Care, Quality & Standards
RGN, DIP, HE. BNS (Honours)
Audrey is a qualified Registered General nurse with post registration experience in critical care, acute medicine, community and residential care. Audrey graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an Honours degree in Nursing and completed a Diploma Course in Health Services Management from Westmoreland College of Business and Management.
Audrey brings a wealth of experience to her role of Director of Care, Quality & Standards, having held posts as both Director of Nursing and Assistant Director of Nursing in a nursing home setting for over 8 years. Audrey has expanded her management experience at both practitioner and graduate levels having completed a Level 8 Managing and Leading in Healthcare Course in Waterford Institute of Technology.
Audrey’s areas of professional interest are organisational development, training and governance. Whilst Audrey’s passion and belief in enhancing autonomy for older people in residential care and advanced care planning for older people ensure care delivered under her direction is person focused and places residents and their families at the centre of all decisions and choices, working alongside professionals to deliver support to assist them to get the best experience for them.
Director & Chief Executive Officer
James White is the Chief Executive Officer of Curam Healthcare. James was previously the Managing Director of Wygram Nursing Home, which provides quality care in the heart of the Wexford community.
James is a qualified Accountant since 1981, and will bring over thirty years of business experience to the role. James also has a strong background of providing care having been extensively involved with The Irish Pilgrimage Trust for over thirty years. He is currently the National Chairperson. James’ plans for Curam Healthcare’s Care Homes to provide the highest level of Community based, person-based care for its residents and the wider community, nationally.
James is a Wexford native who now lives in Barntown with his wife Chris and son Alexander.
Director & Chief Operations Officer
Seamus Killeen has over 35 years management experience in a variety of public and private sector organisations. He initially spent 25 years as an officer in the Irish Defence Forces during which time he served in various command and staff appointments in the Defence Forces Training Centre and Defence Forces Headquarters. Seamus also served with the United Nations missions in Lebanon and Iraq.
Seamus subsequently spent 7 years as General Manager of a property development company before becoming managing director of a private nursing home operating company in 2006. He has served as a Director of Wygram Nursing Home in 2014.
Anne O’ Shea
Anne O’Shea is Finance Director of Curam Healthcare. She joined the company in January 2019 having spent over 18 years in an engineering, constructions and service related business. Anne trained in PwC and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. She has held positions as both Finance Director and HR Director and has very broad experience in finance, HR, procurement, insurance and operations. She has three children and is heavily involved in her local community sitting on the executive committees of both the local hurling and ladies football clubs and previously holding the role of Chairperson of the PA of her local school for 10 years.