Ideal Carehomes

Rachel Hallinan, Home Manager

Rachel joined Ideal Care Homes in May 2012 as Front of House Manager when Herald Lodge first opened. She previously worked in administration for over 20 years and decided she was looking for a more fulfilling role. Rachel moved to Home Manager in November 2016 and leads the Herald Lodge staff team to create a great place to live for the residents.  She knows each and every resident and their likes and dislikes and ensures that there is always stimulating activities going on for those who want to join in.  She is always on hand to answer queries from residents and relatives alike, and likes nothing better than taking time to get to know everyone.  

Rachel achieved her NVQ Level 2 in Team Leading in March 2015, and also the ‘Your Ideal Future’ Home Manager course in August 2015. Rachel has also just finished NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management.