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Our team is comprised of genuine, passionate and caring individuals

Andrew Lower

Clinical Lead

Andrew has been a Registered Nurse since 1989 and has worked in various healthcare sectors, including the NHS, armed forces and managing residential and nursing homes. He has qualifications in clinical teaching and assessing and has also completed a Diploma in Leadership and Management for Health and Social Care.

Andrew joined the Drovers team in April 2024,and states that although Drovers Call already provides great care, he is looking forward to building upon this to ensure every resident has their care and wellbeing needs met and that they feel actively involved in the decisions made that will affect them. At Drovers Call there will be numerous opportunities to make a difference and he knows he will get job satisfaction from supporting residents to live fulfilling lives and assisting staff to professionally develop.

Sheila Mitchell

Registered Manager

Sheila has over 40 years NHS experience working as registered nurse and midwife. She left the NHS 10 years ago to work in adult social care as a nurse. Over the years she worked her way up to deputy manager, home manager and regional manager. Missing the ‘home life’ Sheila has now returned to a role she truly loves – Home Manager and we are proud to have her at Drovers Call.

Sheila's vision is for Drovers Call to be an outstanding home, where everyone is cared for how they want to be cared for by staff who are recognised for their true value.

Julie Whittingham

Head Administrator

Julie Grant

Clinical Lead

Lauren Deeble


Lauren joined Drovers in October 2023, and has quickly become a vital part in the everyday running of the home. She has since started her level 3 business administration qualification.

Lauren loves the interactions with residents and the families and being part of a great team, helping out where ever she can.