Our People

Cheam House was established in January 2020 under the leadership of Dr Krishnan Satkunam who has extensive experience in the delivery of supported living services for adults and residential care homes for the elderly.

  • Dr Krishnan Satkunam
    Dr Krishnan Satkunam Executive Chairman & Managing Director

    Krish qualified as a Medical Doctor (MBBS) in 2001 and proceeded to work in the NHS for 4 years. In 2004, Krish created KR Health & Social Care Group, which develops and operates care homes, children’s nurseries and other specialist care services. He now assumes the role of
    Executive Chairman focusing on strategy.

  • Tom Ware
    Tom Ware Operations Director – Mental Health South

    Tom developed the concept of CCC to bridge a gap in service provision for individuals who require specialist care that is close to home and community based. Tom feels that the CCC concept enables the delivery of the transforming care agenda; by providing an in the community option that is highly specialist, preventing the need for individuals to be placed out-of-area and far away from home, enabling reduced lengths of stay. Tom joined the company as Operations Director, having previously worked for Cygnet Health Care and has extensive experience in the delivery of a range of adult and CAMHS in-patient mental health services and will take responsibility as Nominated Individual for Cheam House.

  • Paul Milne
    Paul Milne Service Manager

    Paul joined the company as its Business Systems Manager before progressing into the role of Service Manager for Cheam House and has worked across several industries, most notably Health and Home Affairs. Paul has previously worked for Cygnet Health Care as a Clinical Audit Co-ordinator, ensuring that all regulatory requirements were adhered to. Paul is responsible for enhancing the company’s business processes and systems to enable CCC to deliver a high level of support to their staffing teams and continuously improve the quality of care. In turn this provides assurances to all stakeholders and regulatory bodies through accurate and timely delivery of all reporting tools and online records.

  • Seema Chaudry
    Seema Chaudry Business Development Lead

    Seema has worked for over 20 years in healthcare and remains committed and passionate about enhancing service users lives by enabling them to access the most appropriate care, as close to home as possible in a timely and seamless manner.

    Her extensive experience working with Partnerships in Care and more recently Cygnet Health Care has enabled her to establish strong and valued relationships with her NHS customers across the South East Region.

    She has a thorough understanding of the commissioning landscape and importantly understands the key challenges faced by funders when looking for appropriate specialist placements.

    Seema has joined Community Crisis Care to support the clinical and operational teams to enhance existing and future care pathways within specialist domains like ASD, in order to ensure that both referrers and ultimately service users and their carers have access to the most meaningful and appropriate care.