Meet the Team

Julie Franks CQSW. Dip

Managing Director

Julie has a wealth of experience when it comes to care.  Previously being a qualified social worker, she worked for a social services department in the Midlands for 22 years working in a variety of areas including inspection. She has been in business within the independent sector for over 17 years.

Karl Frank

Karl Franks BA


Karl became active in the business in 2010. He has a Diploma in Mental Health studies and years of experience in personnel management. Alongside his role as company Director he is currently the Registered Manager of Balmain Care Home in Stoke. His role also involves ensuring compliance with CQC, staff training and motivation.

Carly McFlynn

Carly has been involved in care for the past 14 years initially working in Domiciliary Care, then moving onto Learning Disabilities and Elderly Care. During this time she has gained great experience over a broad spectrum of the care industry. Having worked at Trenant House as a Senior Carer she was promoted to Deputy Manager at Tamara House in Torpoint Cornwall. She has been the Registered Manager since 2016. She is an excellent carer and always puts her residents first.

Patricia Cornwell RMN

Patricia Cornwell RMN

Trish has over thirty five years experience in the care industry, having started at the bottom, she has worked her way to the top of her profession. She has held a number of  posts within both the public and private sectors.

On a professional basis she is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and has indeed held that position in the NHS and worked at various establishments and in the community with very challenging client groups. We are extremely lucky to have Trish as part of the team and she is now making a success of Trenant House Care Home, Lipson, Plymouth.