|About Hendra House
Thank you for visiting the Hendra House
website. We hope the information contained will be
informative and help you make important decisions about
placing a loved one in a residential care setting.
Hendra House is an established family run residential home
located in the beautiful and unspoilt market town of
Ludlow in the heart of the South Shropshire countryside.
The home is easily accessible by both road and public
House has developed a well-deserved national and local
reputation for delivering high quality care to its
residents and their relatives in pursuit of the homes
mission statement, which is:
"To provide a safe, caring,
responsive, effective and well led service which consistently delivers an
outstanding person centred service to meet fully the individual needs of our
residents, their relatives and advocates at all times”.
During our most recent unannounced inspections in May 2014 the
home was found to be fully compliant in all sections inspected, a copy of the
report can be viewed by
This is just one of the many accolades awarded by the
home, a more comprehensive list of awards and achievements
can be found on our
Awards For Excellence page
Hendra House is owned by Vince (right) & Gill Burmingham both of
whom were raised and have lived in the Ludlow area all of
Vince & Gill purchased the business in 2002 from the
previous owner and formed Hendra Healthcare (Ludlow)
Limited to facilitate the acquisition.
to the acquisition of Hendra House Vince was a Group
Operations Manager with a national care company with
responsibility for the management of a diverse range of
care establishments which included general and EMI nursing
care, general and EMI residential care as well as
Vince holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development as well as the
Registered Managers Awards and NVQ Level 4 Award in Social Care. In addition he
is an “Employers Champion” for the Social Care sector as well as being a member
of the National Strategic Board for apprenticeships in Social Care.
homes Care Managers are Lisa Husbands (left) and Lindsay Giess (right). Lisa
joined the company in 2013 and has been employed in the Adult Social Care Sector
since 2007 and prior to joining Hendra House was a Deputy Manager in a Day Care
establishment. Lisa holds the NVQ Level 4 Managers Award and is the homes “lead” on all
matters relating to Dementia Care and Adult Protection.
Lindsay joined the company in 2010 and has been employed in the Adult Social
Care Sector since 2008.
Lindsay is currently completing the NVQ Level 5 Management Award and is a
qualified Moving & Handling Trainer. In addition to her Care Managers role she
is the homes “lead” on Moving & Handling and Organising Residents Activities.
In 2010 Lindsay won the Bronze Medal at the World Skills in Care competitions
held in London.
Both Care Managers lead a team of dedicated Senior Care Assistants, Team Leaders
and Care Assistants
Hendra House is registered by the Care Quality Commission
(CQC), to provide residential accommodation for 28 elderly
residents and accepts residents who are either
self-funding or funded either in part, or wholly by the