Michelle moves in to lead team at city care homeÂ

A CARE home in Portsmouth has appointed a new general manager.

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018, 8:54 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:14 pm
Michelle Presdee

Michelle Presdee has taken the reins at 60-bed Hartford Court, which is in Guardians Gate, a development near St Mary's Hospital in Milton. 

During her adult social care career Michelle started as a '˜tea girl' and then moved on to be an auxiliary nurse in a nursing home. Following her professional qualifications, she worked for many years as a social worker, specialising in working with older people and moving in to Care Homes. 

Michelle ha s also worked for the Care Quality Commission as an inspector for 20 years and now she will lead a team of 58 staff.

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She said: My time at the CQC gave me the skills and experience to know Hartford Court is a home which ensures residents are central and will be at the heart of all decisions made.'