" Ideal Carehomes provides 24 hour residential and dementia care in 15 newly built, state-of-the-art homes across the North and Midlands. We pride ourselves in making a real difference to the lives of our residents, going beyond just meeting their expectations through the aspirational choices we provide in our person-centred care. All our homes benefit from the support of our experienced team who make sure we attract and retain the best staff, offering unrivalled training programmes to ensure our residents receive the highest quality of care. We understand how difficult the decision to move into residential care can be for both you and your family. Our experienced team works together with you to ensure the process of moving into our homes is as stress-free as possible so you quickly feel settled and at home in your new surroundings.
We see each resident as a unique individual which is reflected through our person-centred care. Before you move in, we’ll want to know all about your likes and dislikes as well as interests and hobbies, so we have everything in place to create the aspirational lifestyle you want as soon as you move in, whether you are joining us for residential or dementia care. This is your home and it is our role to help you enjoy it.”
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Regional Director (Yorkshire)
Regional Director (North West)
Regional Director (Midlands)
Amanda first joined the LNT Group in 2012 as a Registered Manager at one of our Ideal Carehomes in the North East offering a safe, caring and welcoming environment for residents and their families. It didn’t take long to recognise Amanda’s caring nature and excellent care practice. After just three years with us, in January 2015 Amanda was promoted to Area Manager. In this role, Amanda used her wealth of experience as a Home Manager to provide support and advice to our team of Care Home Managers and staff.
In September 2015, Amanda was once again promoted to the role of Regional Director, taking a strategic lead in the oversight and development of our care homes.
Amanda is a passionate believer in putting activity at the heart of care and creating aspirational lifestyle choices for our residents. She is frequently in the homes meeting residents and their families, supporting the Home Manager to create a great place to live and overseeing all aspects of compliance. Amanda welcomes any feedback from staff, residents and relatives alike so do not hesitate to drop her a line should you have a question.
Amanda has completed her NVQ levels 3 & 4 her Registered Managers Award and Health & Social Care Assessor Award as well as a Degree in Management Medication System.
Paul has worked for the LNT Group for over 6 years. He first joined Ideal Carehomes in 2010 as a Home Manager, having previously managed the home when it was operated by Orchard Care Homes. Paul soon became a valued member of the team and managed two Ideal Carehomes before being promoted to Area Manager in January 2012. Given his wealth of knowledge and experience as an Area Manager, Paul was a prime candidate to become Regional Director in 2015. In this role, Paul takes a strategic lead in the oversight and development of our care homes.
Paul’s passion is for creating great places to live, fully supporting the care staff and ensuring our residents’ receive the best quality care in our homes. He is frequently in the homes enjoying a cup of tea with residents and their families to better understand their needs whilst supporting the Home Manager to create aspirational lifestyle choices for our residents and overseeing all aspects of compliance. He gets a lot satisfaction knowing that the small changes he makes to the already excellent care being provided in the homes.
Paul has completed his NVQ Level 4 Leadership and Management in Care Services (equivalent to current NVQ level 5). Paul is currently studying towards his Qualifications & Credit Framework Level 7 Leadership and Development for Senior Management.
"My aim is to make a real difference to the lives of our residents and provide them with independence, choice and dignity at all times”
Allison joined Ideal Carehomes in October 2016 and has worked within the care sector for over 30 years. As Regional Director, she oversees five homes within the Midlands area working with Home Managers to ensure our residents’ receive the best quality care. Allison can regularly be found at our homes, chatting with staff, residents and their families, building on the existing high standards with a continual programme of improvement. She is a great believer in person-centred care, and uses her excellent communication skills to cascade this ethos to the care teams within our homes, in turn creating caring and compassionate environments throughout.
Allison’s career as a nurse has underpinned her principles of exceptional care and she ensures her role revolves around this. She has also worked as a Home Manager for 12 years, before moving onto Regional Manager and Operations Director and therefore has all the tools required to lead our Midlands homes. Allison now oversees all aspects of compliance throughout our Midlands homes and she welcomes any feedback from staff, residents and relatives alike, so do not hesitate to contact her should you have a question.