OUR SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
CHD Living is an established and reputed care organisation, serving a complex and evolving client base, both locally and nationally. We are very passionate about our care standards and pride ourselves on providing exceptional care services. We only employ experienced, motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our highly skilled teams.
Founder & CEO
CHD Living’s founder remains involved in the day to day running of CHD Living. He continues to oversee acquisitions and the development of new and existing sites, whilst managing day-to-day financial controls for the business; as well as maintaining a robust financial foundation for the company as it expands.
Nasim Manuel – Business Development & HR Director - Nasim joined CHD Living over 20 years ago. She is responsible for all HR matters, helping to manage staff and fee budgets ensuring the company is performing at maximum efficiency. Nasim also manages all contractual matters including tender submissions and liaises with professional placement agencies on contractual matters. She is also responsible for managing and monitoring CHD’s annual budgets.
Jon Stanley – Operations Director - Jon began his career in general nursing, specialising in orthopedics and acute trauma. Between 1984 and 1998, Jon moved on to managing older people's services with Surrey County Council. He then undertook a number of national and regional operational, business management and acquisition roles with Anchor Trust; this included managing the first social care private finance initiative. During Jon’s time with Anchor he successfully gained PRINCE 2 in project management. Jon joined CHD in 2010 where he has provided operational, compliance and commissioning leadership and support to all of its services. Jon was also involved in the structuring of Surrey’s first initiative on Safeguarding Adults and today remains, CHD Living’s Safeguarding Lead. Jon is also the Lead Director at the Surrey Care Association for older people's residential care where he supports providers to achieve the best care and business outcomes in Surrey
Rebecca Rutah - Director of Nursing & Compliance (Head of Rehab Services) - Rebecca qualified as a Nurse in 1994 and worked in hospitals for 20 years before progressing into management roles. In 2008 she moved overseas as part of a project to set-up the nursing directorate for a brand new, tertiary hospital. In 2012, Rebecca commenced working in Health & Social Care in Nursing Homes and joined CHD Living in 2013 as the registered manager for White Gates Nursing Home where she successfully achieved a Good rating. In 2016, Rebecca was promoted to CHD Living's Head of Nursing & Compliance. Rebecca also oversees the training requirements of the Nursing and Specialist services within CHD.
Shaleeza Ladak - Head of Hospitality & Communications - Shaleeza graduated with a BA (hons) in English Language & Communication Studies from Kings College London. In 2006, Shaleeza commenced a career in Communications, specialising in B2B and Technology PR. In 2010, she completed an MSc in International Healthcare Management from Imperial College London, with Honours. She joined CHD Living in 2010 as Project Manager, and in 2016, was promoted to the Head of Communications & Hospitality. Shaleeza works closely with CHD services overseeing the commissioning of new projects and ensure standard of hospitality are met across the group. Shaleeza also deals with CHD Living’s Marketing and Public Relations.
Rahim Manji - HR & Projects Manager - Rahim graduated with a BSc in Chemistry and Management from Imperial College London in 2011. He joined CHD Living at the end of 2011 within its domiciliary care arm, Longdene Homecare Ltd. In 2015, Rahim completed an MSc in Human Resource Management, at Kings College London. In 2016, he was promoted to the HR & Projects Manager leading the recruitment, payroll and tender processes within CHD Living & Longdene Homecare. Rahim also sources and oversees the training needs of CHD Living’s employees ensuring statutory and specific requirements are met.
Raj Rutah – Non-Executive Director, Mental Health Services - Raj brings to CHD Living, 26 years of experience working within NHS, Local Authorities, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), Private Corporate Health Care and Private PLC at International level. He has acquired a range of diverse skill sets and has managed complex health and social care at regional and international level both within hospitals and non-hospital settings during which he had direct accountability for providing a high quality and effective service, with a focus on growth. Amongst his professional qualifications, Raj has been a Registered Nurse since 1994 as well as gaining PRINCE2 in 2004. He has also served as the Assistant Director for Operations and Performance for SW London & St George’s NHS Trust as well as currently serving as the Regional Associate Director for Operations and Business Development for Surrey & Boarders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Samuel Kingsley – Non Executive Director, Rehabilitation Services - Sam has 14 years of post-registration experience with 11 years in Neurological Rehabilitation. He specializes in the management of spasticity, complex Neurodisabilty and use of assistive technology to facilitate independence and quality of life. He has special interests in early intervention, measurements in neurological rehabilitation and outcome measures within neurological rehabilitation and Neurodisabilty. Sam completed his post graduate training at Keele University before working as Head of Therapy Services at BUPA. Following this he worked within the Neurological rehabilitation Community Rehabilitation Team at Greenwich. Sam is committed to continuing professional development and often presents at lectures/ seminars. He is currently pursuing a PhD looking at early interventions to prevent secondary muscle changes post traumatic head injury.