Head of Rehab & Nursing, Registered Manager Askham Court, Askham Place and Askham Grove
Luke is a registered nurse who has worked in all levels and areas within care.
Luke’s nursing career began in the British Army where he worked in a number of unique and challenging environments. During Luke’s time in the British he worked in; Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Defence Military Group – Frimley Park, Deference Military Rehabilitation Centre – Headley Court, and 2 Medical Regiment. Along with providing expeditionary medicine overseas.
Luke found a passion for Neurological Rehabilitation when working at DMRC, Headley Court.
Luke quickly took to this area of care, became the Lead Neuro Nurse working with all the sailors, soldiers and airmen.
Luke left the Army in September 2018, looking for geographic security and what he describes as a “normal life”.
A “Normal life” for Luke was working as the Home Manager of a large care provider along with fathering twins.
Luke is currently participating as a co-applicant on a NIHR Public Health Research Programme, advising from a care home context RE: Interventions to Improve the Uptake of the Influenza Vaccination. The project is titled FluCare: Evaluating a complex intervention to increase care home staff influenza vaccination rates.