New Care has appointed Carla Middleton as registered manager at Formby Manor Care Centre on Liverpool Road in Formby.

In her new role, Carla will lead her dedicated team, which comprises a mix of qualified nursing and caring staff, ensuring the on-going provision of high quality care for all residents.

She is committed to delivering person-centred support with individual care plans tailored to the needs of each resident, as well as going above and beyond, with the ultimate aim of setting new standards for care in Merseyside and ensuring Formby Manor becomes one of the top-rated care homes in the region.

Carla was previously Regional Commissioning Director of Operations for a specialist care provider looking after some of the community’s most vulnerable people, from neuro-disabilities, brain injury and spinal injuries to mental health and forensics conditions.

She held a key leadership role with a real influence on the business culture, practices and growth, and lead her team by example demonstrating effective behaviours, providing clear direction and developing a positive, motivated and engaged team.

Commenting on her appointment, Carla says: “I am thrilled to have joined the New Care team and am privileged to be part of the company’s exciting journey. For a few years I have wanted to work for New Care, as I share the same ethos, but the right opportunity just wasn’t there, until now.

“As manager at Formby Manor, I am looking forward to working with the outstanding team already in place, and together, combining our knowledge, expertise and commitment, we hope to carve out a reputation for the home as one of the best in the country.”

Chris McGoff, CEO at New Care, adds: “Carla has vast managerial experience in several different settings so is well versed to lead the team at Formby Manor. Her career history is impressive, and she brings with her an enviable skill set with plenty of strengths. I am confident that her passion for providing exceptional care combined with her innovative vision, will ensure she quickly becomes a real asset to New Care.”

Carla has a wealth of professional qualifications, including a Degree in Health and Social Care and Applied Sciences, a Leadership and Management Level 5 Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care and Children/Young People’s Services, and she is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Dementia.

Away from work, Carla enjoys spending time with her family, dining out and visiting the theatre. She also likes spending time in the garden, relaxing in the hot tub, as well as jigsaws and board games. She is passionate about Formula One and grew up spending time on the tracks, and travels to Cyprus several times during the year.

Formby Manor is an expertly designed, state-of-art 76-bed care facility with an exceptional clinical offering, including residential, nursing and dementia care services. The care home features elegant private bedrooms with en suite wet rooms, stylish communal lounges and dining rooms, plus secure beautifully landscaped gardens.

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