Careline Confirms Senior Appointment for Rising Star Sharan

Careline Confirms Senior Appointment for Rising Star Sharan

One of Britain’s leading nursing and residential care providers, Careline Lifestyles, has appointed Sharan Rutherford as the new Registered Home Manager for the Lyons Court home in Bishop Auckland, County Durham.

The RNLD registered nurse, who qualified from Teesside University in 2010, has a wealth of experience supporting people with learning disabilities. Having worked in a number of specialist care homes across the north east, she has rapidly advanced up the career ladder since joining Careline Lifestyles since 2013. 

Sharan, who was shortlisted for the Good Nurse Award for the Great North East Care Awards in 2014, has previous experience includes working with adults who have challenging behaviour, autism and learning disabilities.

Rahul Sharma, Chief Executive of Careline Lifestyles said of her appointment: “I am especially pleased to see Sharan appointed as the new Registered Home Manager as she has demonstrated continuously what an important member of our team she is since first joining us in 2013. 

“She was recruited as a nurse and progressed rapidly to become deputy manager, so to now see her appointed as the new Manager of Lyons Court is a wonderful step both for Sharan and for Careline Lifestyles as a progressive employer, clearly demonstrating the opportunities that exist for staff to develop their careers within the business.”

Sharan said: “I’m really looking forward to the new challenges this role will bring, including delivering person focused care to our residents, as well as motivating and supporting staff to develop their potential. Government guidelines and the Social Care Act set high standards for the whole team to deliver and I will also be developing the EMI Unit for specialist dementia, delivering training, organising activities and conducting handovers in order to improve and evolve the service available at Lyons Court.”


Issued on behalf of Careline Lifestyles by NKA Public Affairs

Photo Caption:  Sharan Rutherford Registered Home Manager and staff and residents at Lyons Court, Bishop Auckland

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Notes to Editors:

Careline Lifestyles is a leading independent provider of high quality nursing and residential care, specialising in neurological, learning and physical disabilities for persons over 18 years of age in addition to providing nursing, residential and social care for the elderly, based in the North East of England.

Established in 1986, Careline Lifestyles now operate 10 care homes throughout the North East of England and have acquired additional sites for development in Hartlepool and Middlesbrough.

The company are able to provide flexible, bespoke packages specific to the needs and requirements of the individual, ranging from emergency admissions to self-funded respite care.

All of the facilities are contracted with the Government’s social and healthcare bodies to provide care, as well as offering care to private individuals under legal framework.