Ideal Carehomes provides 24 hour residential and dementia care in 15 newly built, state-of-the-art homes across the North and Midlands. All our care homes benefit from the support of Ideal Carehomes' 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 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.
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 lifestyle you want as soon as you move in, whether you are joining us for residential or dementia care. ”
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Regional Director (North West and Yorkshire)
Regional Director (Midlands and Yorkshire)
Paul joined Ideal Carehomes in May 2017, having previously worked for a nationwide group of care homes for a number of years.
As Managing Director, Paul supports the Ideal team in continuing improvements to service provision for current and future residents. He is particularly focussed on promoting person-centred care and offering aspirational lifestyle choices to all who live with us. Paul is also a great believer in recruiting and maintaining the best staff for every Ideal home - recruiting people who are able to build positive and lasting friendships with residents.
Paul is proud of the build quality of each home, and the tools that this gives staff to be able to provide the best possible resident experience. He is aware of the expectations of care, from residents and their families, and is keen to exceed this throughout the Ideal Carehomes offer, ensuring quality care is received by residents at all times.
Paul visits each home regularly in order to build his own relationships with residents, staff and also resident’s families and friends. He welcomes any feedback, so feel free to contact Paul should you have any comments.
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) and Qualifications & Credit Framework Level 7 in Leadership and Development for Senior Management.
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.