Meet The Team
Karen has worked within the care sector for 28 years, having started her career as a care assistant and rising up in positions, through the years. Her care experience ranges from working in dementia homes, nursing homes and in-home care. She holds a level 5 qualification in leadership and management. Prior to her appointment as Area Manager with Minster Care, Karen was working as a senior support manager. She is also a qualified trainer and is passionate about developing skills of staff, to ensure our clients receive quality, high quality person-centred care.
Area Manager (Ealing homes)
Elaine has been in the care industry for over 30 years. She is a qualified nurse and Adult Nurse Educator. She has worked in a variety of fields within the primary and secondary provision, gaining experience in theatre, casualty, community and care homes. She has successfully managed teams in the further education sector before moving into management in the care industry.
Karin began her career in care in 1987, before qualifying as an RGN in 1993. Whilst a nurse, she worked mainly in A&E as a senior sister. She left the NHS in 2013 and has held management roles in several domains, including DWP and Prison service, before joining social care in 2017, shortly after becoming a registered manager of a care home. She successfully worked with the team, taking the home from a rating of ‘inadequate’ to a rating of ‘good’.
Michelle has worked within the care sector for over 23 years. She began her career in children’s services, then moved to adult services working with elderly nursing and dementia sufferers, gaining experience through care and support, financial administration and peripatetic management. In 2008 she became a regional manager with a portfolio of residential homes (all receiving a ‘GOOD’ rating with CQC), supported living services and a daycentre working with adults with learning difficulties and complex needs across the West Midlands Region. She holds qualifications in Business Administration and Book Keeping, as well as a Level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management.