Home Manchester New Care appoints new management team at Sale care home

New Care appoints new management team at Sale care home

Michaela O’Brien and Octavia Ndlovu

Michaela O’Brien and Octavia Ndlovu have been appointed as home manager and deputy home manager at Ashlands Manor, New Care’s beautiful care facility in Sale, which was recently reward a ‘good’ rating following an inspection by the CQC.

As home manager Michaela is responsible for the smooth and safe operation of Ashlands Manor, leading the team and following New Care’s vision.

Having worked in the health sector for over 25 years, and with a diploma in health and social care, Michaela hopes to achieve a whole home approach, offering meaningful lifestyles for residents and ensuring days are fun and engaging.

Supporting Michaela is Octavia, who is committed to managing the team, providing clinical advice to ensure the highest standards of care are delivered. Octavia, who has worked in health care for 23 years in a variety of roles, has a diploma in general nursing and a post graduate diploma in general management.

Michaela says: “I have worked as a home manager for the last 12 years but was keen to join New Care as I really related to its ethos, vision and values. Ashlands Manor is a wonderful care facility with a vibrant community. I am pleased with our recent ‘good’ rating from the CQC and hope to only improve on this and maintain the excellent care provided.”

Octavia adds: “Ashlands Manor is a luxury care home providing a different dimension of care, which is superb and exactly the kind of care everyone should receive. It’s great to part of such a talented team.”

Dawn Collett, Commissioning Director at New Care, concludes: “We are thrilled to welcome Michaela and Octavia to Ashlands Manor and are delighted they have formed a strong management team at the home, from which both the residents and staff members will benefit. Both ladies have extensive experience in the sector, and I am confident they will excel in their new roles.”

Michaela, from Tameside, has four children and enjoys spending time with her family and friends when not at work, whilst Octavia lives in Denton, is married with three children and loves shopping and travelling.

Part of the McGoff Group, New Care is one of the UK’s leading care home providers. Its portfolio of purpose-built luxury care centres have an enviable reputation for outstanding care that is second to none.