Care South welcomes new Director of Residential Care

17th April 2019

Care South is delighted to announce the appointment of Aaron Whitehead as its new Director of Residential Care. Aaron brings with him over 28 years of experience in health and social care and will be responsible for the care delivery at the organisation’s homes across Dorset, Somerset, Devon and West Sussex.

Aaron is a Qualified Mental Health Nurse and has held several senior positions at Director level in both the corporate and charity sectors. He also worked for the NHS in a variety of roles and management positions for 17 years.

Aaron commented: “I’m delighted to be joining Care South and taking on this fantastic role. We have some excellent homes and teams working to deliver first-class care day-in-day-out, and I am looking forward to working closely with them to share best practice and help support the homes on a daily basis, as well as the company’s growth plans.”

Simon Bird, Chief Executive of Care South, commented: “This is a really important role for us, and we saw some strong competition during the recruitment process, however I am delighted that Aaron succeeded. His track record is excellent, and I have every confidence that he will lead the residential care teams with drive and ambition to deliver the very best care for our residents and help support our future business plans.”