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Christine Valentine-Bunce is head of commissioning and operations at Innovative Aged Care, where she was instrumental in opening the group’s first care home Chelsea Court Place, which specialises in premium dementia care.
Laurence, aged 33, has built and registered 350 Yorkare beds with a further 128 to be started in 2018, opening his first home aged 25.
Julie’s car averages over 50,000 miles per year!! The girl values her managers opinions but also likes to ask staff and residents directly to triangulate feedback. Julie’s mantra is ‘hear it, see it, read it’.
Having joined Avery in 2006 as operations manager, Sharon now leads a team of operational and regional managers covering a group of nearly sixty homes nationwide.
Kelly has been a driving force in setting up and developing the Carlauren Care service delivery model from the empty shell of Latimer Lodge, advising on its redevelopment and refurbishment to hotel quality accommodation for people in later years, overseeing recruitment, induction training and employment, implementing policy and procedure and working with multi-disciplinary teams in welcoming new residents to Latimer Lodge.
Peter Ferdinand Drucker, who was an Austrian-born American management consultant epitomised Sam Hoskins, when he said: “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”
Richard has been responsible for delivering what is widely recognised as the largest new build programme in the care home sector over the past five years. He leads the team that has opened 36 new homes creating 2,670 new care home places since 2013, and is on track to deliver a further 19 new homes by the end of 2020. Once opened, these homes will add an extra 1,300 places to Care UK’s 7,400 strong inventory.
Helen is the home manager of Dearnevale, an Exemplar Care Home rated Outstanding by the CQC. In addition to traditional complex nursing care packages for people with brain injuries and complex neurodisabilities, Helen is successfully running an Exemplar innovation known as OneCare, which creates specially adapted individual houses and flats for service users who do not require the wrap-around care of a home, but still require support for their nursing needs.