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The Team


Mr Colin Marland
Mrs Barbara Marland

Colin has been a Director of Derby Lodge since it opened in 1989, he is a retired Solicitor and has also achieved NVQ level 4 in Management and NVQ level 2 in Care.

Barbara became a Director of Derby Lodge in the mid 1990's after spending many years working in Accountancy. She has achieved NVQ level 5 in Management and works daily at Derby Lodge dealing with all aspects of the Management and accounts.


Mrs June Nicholson RGN

June commenced her working life by training as a Nurse at Preston and Chorley Hospitals. She also attended the University of Central Lancashire where she qualified as a Registered General Nurse. June has also achieved her NVQ level 4 in Management and her Registered Managers Award.

June is highly qualified in meeting the all needs of our clients and dealing with their physical and emotional wellbeing.


Miss Anne -Marie O'Boyle RN

Anne-Marie trained to be a Nurse at The Royal Preston Hospital. Following her qualification as a Registered Nurse Level 2 she went to work at a Nursing Home for the Elderly in Preston where she worked for 14 years. Anne-Marie has worked for Derby Lodge since 2003 as Deputy to our Registered Care Manager.


Mr Joe Brown
Ms Sharon Burrell

Joe and Sharon have worked for Derby Lodge as Senior Carers since 1995. They had both previously worked in care looking after elderly and disabled clients. Joe and Sharon have both gained NVQ's and have also attended many other relevant courses.


Our Care Staff, most of whom have NVQ qualifications, are employed to meet the Physical, Emotional and Spiritual needs of Clients. A Keyworker System is in operation which enables the Client to have individual attention and that much needed personal touch. We believe and practice in a person centred approach allowing personal choice.


Mr Ken Cotton

Ken has been with Derby Lodge since 1989, he is responsible for general administration and maintenance. Ken is also our advisor for all Health and Safety matters having worked the majority of his working life in heavy industry dealing with Health and Safety issues.


The Housekeeping, Catering and Maintenance Staff play a vital role in the smooth running of the Home; their support is valued by both the Clients and carers.