Hawksyard Priory Management Structure

The registered manager is Mrs Susan Harrison, who is the person in day to day control of the Home's operations. The management's qualifications and experience are;

Mrs Susan Harrison

Susan is an experienced Registered General Nurse, with a sincere empathy for the elderly. Susan studied nursing from the age of sixteen, attending a Pre-Nursing course at Cannock College and as a Cadet Nurse at Stafford General Infirmary. She became a Student Nurse and attained her State Registration in 1977. By the time she was twenty three years old, she was a Ward Sister with Mid Staffordshire Health Authority.

After the birth of her first child Susan worked in the private and community health care sector, thus affording her more flexible working hours.

On 7 November 1989, Susan was appointed Deputy Matron at Hawksyard Priory. She later became Matron and introduced new standards of care and many new innovative ideas. She gained her Registered Managers Qualification in 2004 and continues to study to improve herself and to keep up to date with all relevant legislation.

Susan holds NVQ teaching qualifications and continually strives to educate and mentor her staff. She is an active participant in the Care Home Service Improvement Programme for Palliative Care (Gold Standard Framework).