Lambhill Court Limited are delighted to announce the appointment of Iain Ballantyne as Home Manager at Sherbrooke Lodge in Glasgow.
Sherbrooke Lodge, one of five care homes owned by Lambhill Court Limited in and around Glasgow is located in the quiet, leafy suburb of Pollokshields. Sherbrooke Lodge has easy access to Glasgow city centre and rail and air connections. The home can accommodate a smaller number of people under the age of 65. The accommodation includes opportunities for recreational and social activities, a range of dining options and services which range from occasional domestic assistance through to personal or even nursing care.
Iain Ballantyne is a registered mental health nurse who has a very strong association with Lambhill Court Ltd. This dates back to 1996 when Lambhill Court first opened its doors, Iain has continued to work on and off for Lambhill Court Ltd since then and had an eight year spell between 2002 and 2010 when he was involved in all the homes services at a senior level. Iain has worked for larger corporate providers of care as a home manager and has now combined all these skills and experiences to good effect and has developed an enviable reputation within the care home sector.
Iain, 49 who lives in Drumoyne has worked as Home Manager for the past 13 years prior to being appointed Home Manager at Sherbrooke Lodge. Iain has also gained a Management Award (NVQ4) in 2007 and he has over 30 years’ experience including 24 years working in care homes. Caring runs in Iain’s family as his wife is a qualified nurse, he has a daughter about to complete her nursing career and another daughter who volunteers with the activities team in Sherbrooke Lodge.
Iain will be responsible for the day to day running of the home including resident care, staff management and admissions, and aims to use his experience to ensure the care home maintains its high level of service for all the residents.
Iain said: “Sherbrooke Lodge has a really homely feel about it and I am looking forward to my new role here and hope that I can improve on what is already an excellent service provided to residents. My previous roles have helped me to develop the skills which I will use to manage staff and ensure that everything at Sherbrooke Lodge runs as smoothly as possible.”
Chief Executive Officer, Sunita Poddar said: “Iain has a really strong background in care and is very well suited to the role. We’re delighted to welcome him back to Lambhill Court Limited as Home Manager at Sherbrooke Lodge. I am certain all the staff and residents will benefit greatly from his experience and management.”