New Care: Farai Hanyane and Hannah Sparks

Hannah Sparks (left) and Farai Hanyane

New Care has appointed Farai Hanyane as registered manager and Hannah Sparks as deputy manager of its latest care centre, Statham Manor in Lymm, Cheshire to take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the new home.

Prior to joining New Care, Hanyane worked for a large corporate company for more than 14 years, progressing from nurse to operations manager covering homes across Great Britain.

Sparks behan her career at a nursing home before moving to St Roccos Hospice in Warrington where she focused on providing specialist palliative care, both holistic symptom management and end-of-life care.

Both are registered general nurses and have extensive additional professional qualifications.

Hanyane said: “After working in the corporate world, I was attracted to New Care as it was a smaller and more intimate company that would allow me to be my own person, connect with my team and deliver a wonderful quality of care to the people living in our home.  In addition to being beautifully designed inside and out, Statham Manor is a modern, high tech care facility which is every manager’s dream allowing us to access all of the detailed information that we need to care for residents quickly and at the push of a button.”

Sparks added: “I’m really looking forward to meeting our new residents and the wider team and it’s exciting that we are all starting out on this new venture at the same time as a new family.  I have loved learning everything I can about care and developing professionally over the years and hope to bring so much of this to my new role.”

Hanyane added: “We are both looking forward to being part of Lymm’s wonderful community, building a team that celebrates the wonders of people and provides a quality of care that is delightful, establishing Statham Manor as the local care home of choice and eventually achieving an Outstanding CQC rating.”

New Care’s commissioning director Dawn Collett, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Farai and Hannah to Statham Manor and am confident that they will work together to develop and establish the new home, delivering exceptional care for our residents, getting to know their families and the wider local community.”

Statham Manor, part of the McGoff Group, is purpose-built 66-bedroom care home with fully furnished bedrooms, each with a private en suite wet room, plus communal lounges, dining rooms, a nail bar, hairdresser, landscaped gardens and outdoor terraces to the first floor.

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