Clare Silvester has been appointed Head of Quality and Governance by Runwood Homes.
Clare‘s remit is to ensure a robust framework to evidence the delivery of personalised, safe, effective, caring, responsive, well led, high quality healthcare.
She said: “Initially my priorities will be to review what current systems are working well and looking at immediate opportunities to improve our services. My longer term strategy will be to ensure Runwood Homes is always proactive and forward thinking with all our approaches to care delivery and governance.”
Clare’s previous employment includes working for West Essex CCG in day care and acute elderly wards, advancing to long term employment with Essex County Council with successful roles in adult social care inspection management and quality improvement. More recently, Clare has taken on independent consultancy work, acted as Area Director and was a specialist Advisor for the Care Quality Commission.
Chief Operating Officer of Runwood Homes, Gavin O’Hare-Connolly, added: “I welcome Clare in this pivotal appointment as we progress our services to a level leading the sector. The provision of high quality nursing and residential care is both expected and standard across our organisation and the investment in quality and governance only cements my clear vision of excellence as standard.”