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Senior appointment strengthens team at Halstead care home

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Colne View care home in Halstead has welcomed a new member of the team with the appointment of Omar Taylor as home manager.

Omar, from Colchester, has taken to the helm of the 91-strong team at Colne View, with responsibility for the day-to-day running of the care home.  An experienced mental health counsellor, Omar has worked in the care sector for eight years, including three years in care home management.

Commenting on his new position, Omar said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as home manager at Colne View, and I am excited to be leading a team of committed and compassionate individuals on behalf of Care UK.

“I strongly believe the residents at Colne View should be at the heart of everything we do here, and I will be leading the way in ensuring care is tailored to their individual needs. I am looking forward to providing strong leadership, a clear direction and a dedicated, caring approach; and I will be focusing on getting to know each resident to ensure we continue to support them to enjoy active and fulfilled lives.”

Bernard Mawoyo, regional director at Care UK, said: “Omar’s appointment strengthens the team here at Colne View, and we are all very pleased to have an experienced professional of his calibre on board. Omar is a hands-on manager who is clearly looking forward to being involved in all aspects of daily life within the home, and he is already driving standards to build on Colne View’s reputation for quality, person-centred care.”

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Dame Mary Walk, Colchester Road, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2FF

Colne View

CQC Rating: Good
  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Day club

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