Green Lodge, an Orchard Care Home providing specialist residential, dementia residential and short-term respite care in Billingham, Teesside is under new management.
Mandy Cooper takes up the role of Home Manager and brings with her 30 years of experience in the care sector. Starting as a care worker, she quickly realised that it was her vocation and jumped at the opportunity to join Orchard Care Homes in 2020 as she felt that her values strongly matched those embraced at Green Lodge.
She commented: “I’m enjoying every minute here, being able to provide people with the best quality of care in their final years’ makes the long days and hard work all worthwhile. The smile that I see when I walk in melts my heart and I really couldn’t think of a more rewarding job.”
Jackie Murray, Operations Director for Orchard Care Homes’ North East Region said: “We’re delighted to have Mandy supporting residents and guiding the team at Green Lodge. With her wealth of experience and expertise, alongside the passion she has to provide the best quality of care, both residents and staff will benefit immensely.”
The home is rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care, following an inspection and assessment across five categories – safety, effectiveness, care, responsiveness and leadership.
Orchard Care Homes operates seven specialist homes in the North East of England: Paddock Stile Manor, Archers Court, Archers Park, Ashlea Lodge, Ashlea Mews, Green Lodge and Lansbury Court.
Quality of care and invigorating best practice is at the forefront of Orchard Care Homes’ strategy the CQC rating is testament to the group’s impressive record to provide the highest quality of care to its residents, with 92% of its homes now rated ‘Good’ and a 5* Food and Hygiene rating across all of Orchard Care Homes services.
To learn more visit www.orchardcarehomes.com