Hayden Knight has been appointed Orchard Care Homes’ Chief Operating Officer (COO).
With more than 20 years’ experience in health and social care, Hayden brings a wealth of management expertise, delivering business growth and establishing a reputation on the key issues of compliance and quality.
He assumes responsibility for operational management of a network of 40 homes developed over the past decade.
Hayden said: “I’m excited to be joining Orchard Care Homes and drive its strategy for growth and operational excellence. The organisation has a strong reputation for being the ‘local’ provider in the heart of the community, and with its strong senior management leadership, I am delighted to be joining the team.”
CEO Tom Brookes added: “As COO Hayden will assume responsibility for driving the operational performance across all aspects of our business. With his extensive background in the sector, and our commitment to quality care, he is a natural fit to our culture and values.”