Award-winning care provider, Hallmark Care Homes has appointed Debbie Sharples-Kirkbride as Group Lifestyle Manager.
Debbie, who has over 12 years’ experience working for a renowned care home provider and an in-home care service, hopes to lift the profile of activity provision in the care sector.
She plans to do so by supporting Hallmark Care Homes 15 Lifestyle Leaders with their activity planners, working alongside them to create events that resonate with residents and creating partnerships with local and national organisations.
Debbie brings with her over 10 years healthcare experience working for Anchor, where she was awarded an MBE for her services to older people.
She said: “I am delighted to be working at Hallmark Care Homes and I am looking forward to supporting the lifestyle teams and using my experience to enhance the quality of life for our residents.”
Terry Tucker, People and Performance Director at Hallmark Care Homes, said: “We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie as Group Lifestyle Manager.
“At Hallmark Care Homes, we are dedicated to delivering excellent standards of care to our residents and this very much encompasses providing meaningful activities which stimulate the mind, body and soul.
“We wish her all the best for the future in her new role.”