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‘As nurses, we are always learning and developing’

Barbara Lawson, care home manager of Kincaid House in Greenock, Scotland, explains her passion for the care of older peope diagnosed with dementia
Barbara Lawson

Barbara Lawson, care home manager of Kincaid House in Greenock, Scotland, explains her passion for the care of older people diagnosed with dementia

What is your job?

I am a passionate and dedicated care home manager at Kincaid House, in Greenock, Scotland. The home, which is run by Meallmore Ltd, provides care and support for 90 older people, many who have been diagnosed with dementia. I help the team give the best possible care and inspire them to find solutions to complex situations.

Why did you become a nurse?

As a child, in 1984, I watched a BBC report on the famine in Ethiopia and the world’s response to it. I knew immediately that I wanted to help people in some way.

Where did you train?

I started my training in 1995 at Crosshouse

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