A NEW care home in Studley has appointed an experienced home manager with more than 15 years in the industry.

Donna Lee is now managing the recently open Studley Rose on Pool Road after working her way up from a care home kitchen role.

She started her career in care in 2006 and has worked in many care home roles from tending laundry to a kitchen assistant.

Donna completed her nursing training in 2011and since then has continued to work in the sector.

“This is a great opportunity for me and my career,” said Donna.

“Already in my time at Studley Rose I have come to understand just how special it is.

“We are like one big family here, and to oversee all the residents whilst nurturing the talented staff here, is a great honour.

“Seeing our residents smile is the most valuable currency in care and their welfare will always remain our top priority.”

Sharen Guise, director of operations at Macc Care, which operates Studley Rose, said: “We are delighted to name Donna as home manager at Studley Rose.

“Her exceptional attitude and diligence has made her extremely popular amongst staff and residents and will serve her well in this exciting new adventure.

“Donna already knows the home inside out and we have every confidence in her ability to deliver above and beyond.”