The Healthcare Homes Group, which provides residential, nursing and homecare services across East Anglia and the South of England, has announced the appointment of Gordon Cochrane as chief executive officer.
Gordon, who originally joined Healthcare Homes in October 2016 as Commercial Director, assumes overall responsibility for the group, including Finance, Business Development, HR, Quality, Clinical Governance and Operations.
A chartered accountant by profession, he initially started in the health and social care sector in 2001 as financial director for a national care operator, having previously worked with Ernst & Young.
Supporting Gordon, industry expert Helen Gidlow has joined the team in the newly formed role of chief operating officer. Helen, who is a qualified registered nurse, has many years operational experience in the industry most recently having responsibility for a division of 65 homes with Barchester Healthcare. Helen will deliver strategic operational and quality assurance support to the group, as it continues on its journey of development and growth.