A superb place to live


We understand that placing the care of someone you love into the hands of others, or choosing to go into care when you can’t manage at home any longer, is a very difficult decision. Our whole team recognise that each resident is unique and ensures that our care and support is personalised to the individual’s needs. We promote independence and respect choice, privacy and dignity.

A superb place to work


We realise that the people working in our care homes are motivated by making a difference to our residents’ lives. We encourage this by valuing aptitude as much as qualifications when recruiting, providing on-going personal development and offering promotion from within. Our team has over 25 dedicated people who have been with us for between 10 and 27 years.

Meet some of our team


I founded the service over 30 years ago and enjoy close involvement. I've always ensured that our homes are of a quality that I would be happy for my parents to live in. Both my parents have stayed at one of our homes and I was so pleased that both were happy during their stay. It reinforced my pride in what we do.

Managing Director: Dave Lock

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I have been the Operations Director for Adept Care Homes for 10 years. With a wealth of knowledge and experience of the care sector, my role is to ensure that the homes run smoothly and that resident's health, well-being and happiness is at the heart of what we do. My particular specialism is in Dementia care.

Senior Operations Director: Emma Philpott

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I joined Adept Care Homes in January 2016 as a Non-Executive Director providing independent advice and strategic direction for the Company.
In January 2018 I became Financial Director establishing a financial strategy for the profitable long-term growth of the business.

Financial Director: Chris White

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I joined Adept Care Homes in January 2017 as Quality Director and became a non-Executive Director in 2018. My role allows me to contribute to the strategic direction of the company whilst acting as a source of independent advice to the board of directors.

Non Executive Director: Peter Savage

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I joined the Adept team in 2019 as I feel strongly about engaging with residents and developing an understanding of them as individuals as knowing their backgrounds, beliefs and values is how Adept delivers its high standards of care.

Operations Director: Mike Wilson

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I am Head of Accounts and have worked for the company for 30 years so I have seen many changes over the years. I am proud that my team are very dedicated and committed to offering a personal and efficient service to our residents and their families. My dad currently resides at one of our homes.

Head of Accounts: Barbara Granger

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Hello, my name is Catherine. My role is to meet every new resident to assess mobility, falls risk and personal safety awareness. With my background as a trained physiotherapist, I work with our team to advise and ensure our residents are free to enjoy living safely and happily in their new home.

Mobility Assessor: Catherine Lock

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As a qualified trainer, I am extremely passionate about delivering high standards of support to our team members to ensure that they can provide the best possible care to our residents.

Training Manager: Katie Muddeman

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With over 30 years experience of dementia care, my role is as much about supporting residents and team members as it is about supporting families and local communities. Our aim is to ensure, through better understanding of dementia and it's effects, all residents continue to live life as they choose to live it.

Lifestyle & Dementia Manager: Karen Middleton

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With a career in the hospitality industry, my main focus is to ensure our residents (and their relatives and friends) enjoy the finest of everything we have to offer here at Adept, from themed dining experiences to staging fabulous social events.

Hospitality Manager: Rebecca Lambert

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I have worked at Adept for 9 years. Having delivered 3 new builds and numerous, on-going refurbishments, I am dedicated to making sure that our homes are a safe, comfortable and pleasant environment for our residents, their visitors, and our team.

Estate & Projects Manager: Gerry Smith

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I joined Adept in 2017 and I am now the HR Manager. I am committed to Employee Engagement, as well as our compliance with legislation. I work closely with our teams to ensure our Homes are a superb place to live or work.

HR Manager: Hannah Croucher

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