New manager for Oaklands House care home


Oaklands House care home in Reydon near Southwold, is proudly announcing the appointment of its new manager, Hanro Steytler.  Hanro, who is from Trimley St Mary near Felixstowe, joins the team with years of experience in the care industry and is looking to implement work to take the home towards an outstanding rating.


Oaklands House has an enviable reputation in the local area and is currently rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.  Hanro will be working on bringing new systems and support to the team at the home to move its service delivery to the next level, building on the fantastic work already underway.


Prior to joining Oaklands House, Hanro was the Deputy Manager of Aldringham Court Nursing Home in Leiston, another of the homes within the Healthcare Homes group.  She has worked within the care industry for many years, learning the service whilst at university as a care assistant, and working in every department of the care home environment before moving her way up towards management positions.


Joining Hanro is new Head of Care, Alice Chapman from Beccles, who has joined the home from The White House where she worked as Senior Care Assistant.


Speaking about her appointment, Hanro said, “I’m really looking forward to life here at Oaklands House; from the moment I entered the building I felt at home.  There really is a wonderful environment here – the residents are so happy, the team is positive and passionate, and they have done so much work to be proud of.


“I now want to look at everything with a critical eye, bringing my experience from across the care industry to see how we can make big and small improvements and challenge ourselves to aim for an outstanding status, which I know we are capable of.”


Oaklands House, which is part of the Healthcare Homes Group,


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