Dedicated manager celebrates 25 years at Sheffield care home


Akari Care-care industry newsA dedicated care home Manager is celebrating 25 years working at Silver Lodge Care Home in Chapeltown, Sheffield.


Jayne Vickers, 54, who is originally from High Green in Sheffield, started her career in the sector as a Carer at Silver Lodge Care Home 25 years ago.


Since then, her motivation and dedication to her work has enabled her to rise through the ranks and she has held the position of Manager at the home for the past eight years.


Her fellow members of staff organised a special surprise anniversary party for Jayne with an impressive cake and members of staff past and present and all residents and their family members joined in with the party.


Keeping it in the family, Jayne’s daughter, Bethany, is a Care Assistant at Silver Lodge and Jayne’s twin sister, Julie, works at the home as a Cook.


Jayne Vickers said: “It was absolutely fantastic that my colleagues organised this special party for me. It was great to see faces old and new and lovely to spend time with residents’ relatives.


“I have really enjoyed the past 25 years at Silver Lodge, it is an excellent care home with a dedicated team of staff who are committed to providing the highest quality care for residents. There have been challenges along the way, but it is an extremely rewarding role – here’s to the next work anniversary!”


Based on Housley Lane, Silver Lodge Care Home is part of Akari Care and provides residential care for up to 32 elderly residents, some of whom need dementia care.


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