Tracy Johnson

Orchard Care Homes, a senior living provider with care homes in the North of England and the Midlands, has appointed Tracy Johnson as operations director for the Northwest.

Johnson has more than 30 years’ experience in the health and social sector working at strategic and operational levels, providing operational leadership and strategic management.

Johnson previously worked at Orchard between 2017 to 2018 as director of operations and has since worked at WCS Care and Advinia Health Care on contracts, and at Community Integrated Care.

Hayden Knight, chief executive of Orchard Care Homes, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Tracy back into the Orchard family team. She shares my passion for raising the profile of the care profession and with her knowledge of the sector, I am confident she will support the homes to deliver high standards of quality, person-centred care.”

Johnson added: “I’m excited to be rejoining the Orchard family with its strong reputation for being the local provider in the heart of the community. I am committed to making Orchard Care Homes the local care home of choice for both our residents and future employees. Our staff teams have the opportunities to grow and deliver the highest quality of care for our residents.”

Johnson will be responsible for four specialist homes in Orchard’s portfolio: Green Park, Penwortham Grange & Lodge, Thornton Hall & Lodge and Three Bridges.

Date published: February 8, 2021