The Limes was originally opened by Alan and Angela Dewen in 1982. They found it difficult to find a residential care home with a real family feel to it for Alan’s parents -and decided that the best option was to open their own. And so, The Limes was born – with Violet and Ted becoming the first residents.
The Limes is now owned by their sons Myles and Alistair and they, alongside Myles’ wife Jo, are very involved in its management. They firmly believe that a full understanding of the daily operation is necessary to ensure the best possible standards. For this reason Alistair, Myles and Jo achieved their NVQ in Health and Social Care (levels 3 and 5 respectively) and often work alongside the wider Care Staff so that they can get to know each resident personally.