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Home manager takes the helm at Thorrington care home

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A care home in Thorrington has announced the appointment of its new home manager.

Bringing more than 30 years’ experience in the nursing and care sector to her new role, Joanne Rix will lead the team at Care UK’s Silversprings, on Tenpenny Hill.

Home manager takes the helm at Thorrington care homeA qualified nurse, Joanne has worked in a variety of health and social care settings, from supporting adults with learning disabilities to working in mental health. Having previously managed two other care homes in Suffolk, Joanne decided to join Care UK after discovering the high-quality care and facilities offered at Silversprings.

Joanne’s new position will see her take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the care home, which accommodates up to 64 residents.

Commenting on her new position, Joanne said: “I am delighted to be leading the team at Silversprings, and continuing to ensure we provide the highest standard of care for residents.

“I love knowing that the work we do supports residents to lead active and fulfilling lives, and I’m thrilled to be working with a company whose visions and values align with my own. The older generation has fantastic stories to tell, and plenty of wisdom to share – it’s wonderful to be part on a caring environment that nurtures and encourages older people to try new hobbies, keep up life-long passions and enjoy each day to the full.”

Bernard Mawoyo, regional director at Care UK, said: “With the wealth of experience Joanne has under her belt, I knew she would be the perfect fit for Silversprings. Her caring, approachable and open-minded nature extends not only to the team, but to residents and their relatives, so I am in no doubt that she will continue to do a fantastic job and build upon our reputation for high quality, person-centred care.”

Silversprings is a modern purpose-built care home providing full-time residential, nursing, and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care. Designed to enable residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has a choice of lounges and dining rooms, along with facilities such as an activity room and hair salon.

For more information on Silversprings, please call customer relations manager, Lisa O’Sullivan, on 01206 809173, or email  

For more general information, please visit

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Tenpenny Hill, Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JG


  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Day club

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