Movers & Shakers: Mike Osborne appointed managing director at Manorcourt Homecare
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Manorcourt Homecare, the homecare services division of the Healthcare Homes group, has appointed Mike Osborne as managing director.
He joins Manorcourt Homecare, based at Langham, near Colchester, after working at director level for a major national care operator with direct responsibility for its care at home and learning disabilities divisions, which delivered a combined 149,000 hours per week of care to its service users.
Mike has more than 30 years’ service sector experience including 11 years in health and social care, and is a highly experienced and successful business and team director.
His previous roles included national operations director of the Community Services Group of Care UK, group managing director at Servoca Health and operations director for Allied Healthcare Group.
Mike Osborne said: “As the requirement for domiciliary care continues, I will ensure that the organisation is well placed to scale as demand increases.”
Chief operating officer David Bates said: “Mike Osborne is a proven leader in the home care sector and we are very pleased to welcome him on board. As the new managing director for our domiciliary care business,
“Mike will be focused on implementing the next stage of Manorcourt Homecare’s growth development plans so more people across East Anglia can benefit from our range of services. This includes providing integrated care programmes between our home care and residential services.”
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