Thirsk care home appoints new home manager


Ideal Carehomes has appointed Care Manager Nikki Higgins to take over the reins as Home Manager at Hambleton Grange in Thirsk.


Nikki has been part of the Hambleton Grange team since 2018, initially joining as Care Manager and progressing more recently to Home Manager. She began working in the care sector over ten years ago and due to her dedication and commitment, Nikki quickly moved forward in her career, taking on more responsibilities and crediting her success to the fact that elderly care has always been close to her heart.


Nikki, said ‘I knew I had found my calling in the care sector from my very first shift. I love the feeling of knowing my work is helping someone to get the most out of their later life. It is a big decision to move into care so I always want to make each resident and their families feel at home’.

‘It is such a positive experience working at Hambleton Grange, I was thrilled to be offered this opportunity and it is my goal to continue the outstanding work we already do.  I know the residents and families well, the staff team are amazing and our home facilities are second to none – this role really is a dream come true!


Lisa Harding, Regional Director, said ‘Nikki is an excellent member of staff and we are very proud to have her continue to thrive in her new role. She is compassionate and caring and puts her residents first so I know that Hambleton Grange will be in very capable hands’.



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