Manchester-based care home operator, New Care, has appointed Cathryn Fairhurst as its chief operating officer.
In her new role, Cath takes responsibility for the quality of care and commercial performance of the care homes that operate under the New Care banner. This includes the existing care centres and the recruitment and operating systems of the planned new builds.
She has held senior roles at other national healthcare providers including Barchester Healthcare and Four Seasons Health Care.
Commenting on her appointment, Cath said: “This position at New Care offers the unique opportunity to be involved from the very beginning, shaping and steering the individual build projects by working with the architects and builders to ensure that our homes enable residents to live in the most positively designed environment possible.”