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Have confidence in your abilities and know that every skill you acquire is valuable, says care home operations director Louise Barnett

Have confidence in your abilities and know that every skill you acquire is valuable, says care home operations director Louise Barnett

After qualifying as a registered nurse in 1992, Louise Barnett worked for the NHS for seven years as a surgical nurse. With four young children to care for, she joined the private sector in 1999 as it offered more flexibility for working parents. She spent 14 years with Barchester Healthcare, moving up to deputy manager and then home manager, before joining Balhousie Care Group in 2013 as an area manager. She took up her current post as director of operations for the group in 2015.

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