Nottinghamshire care home welcomes new manager


Southmoor Lodge Care Home, Walkeringham near Gainsborough, welcomed their new care home manager, at a Cheese and Wine evening which was attended by residents, relatives and care staff.

Andrea Goacher, has worked in the health and social care sector for almost 30 years, having worked as a nurse, Deputy Manager and Manager- and latterly as an Operations Manager. 

Andrea said; ‘I have known about Southmoor Lodge for a number of years, being very local to the home- and I am looking forward to continuing to drive forward Southmoor Lodge and the Team.  I am also looking forward to making the home an active member of the Local Community’

Martyn Heginbotham- Care and Operations Director for Jasmine Healthcare stated ‘I am really pleased that Andrea has joined the team at – she has a great proven background in delivering great services, which are person centred and put the residents at the heart of what we do’

Southmoor Lodge is currently undergoing a partial refurbishment.  Some of the bedrooms have been refurbished, and next is some of the communal areas.

The home will soon be welcoming new activities person- who will be responsible for ensuring great activities happen within the home.  Additionally, the home are holding don’t dine alone events- where they invite vulnerable older people into the home for a free lunch and some light entertainment.


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