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“I can see myself being here for another 30 years’ -Care home chef honoured for her loyal service

Chantelle Lown receiving a bouquet of flowers from Gordon Cochrane, CEO of Healthcare Homes Group. Picture:  Healthcare Homes.

Chantelle Lown receiving a bouquet of flowers from Gordon Cochrane, CEO of Healthcare Homes Group. Picture: Healthcare Homes.

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Residents at a care home love chef Chantelle Lown’s cooking and she has been thanked for her 30 years’ service.

She started her career at the Manor House care home in Skeyton Road, North Walsham as a care assistant.

After 12 years as a carer, she became head chef, and now runs the kitchen for the home, which cares for 48 people.

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The team and her family came together for a special presentation, where Gordon Cochrane, CEO of Healthcare Homes Group, which runs the service, thanked her.

The food at the home is often praised, and home manager Paula Pawsey said: "Chantelle takes great pride in running an efficient kitchen, with dishes that everyone loves.

"She has a fantastic relationship with everyone she works with and the residents adore her."

Mrs Lown, who lives in the town with husband Mark, said: "I can see myself being here for another 30 years."


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