Eastgate - Quality, private nursing care homes in the Nottingham area MD - James Day

Details about the Management team at Eastgate Care


A team of dedicated and experienced professionals aims to ensure our Nursing Homes in Nottinghamshire build further on our already high standards of care.

Janine Morgan
Janine Morgan – Managing Director

Along with her administrative and financial skills, Janine brings to her new role at Eastgate over a year's experience of working at the White Swan Eastgate Head Office. She has comprehensive knowledge of Care Home Operations, a good understanding of customer supplier relations, is a great team player and Manager. Travel is a popular pastime for Janine.

Matthew R Whitfield - Operations Manager
Matthew R Whitfield - Operations Manager

Matthew R Whitfield joins Eastgate Care as Operations Manager, bringing 25 years of experience in the Care Sector. After working some years as a Healthcare Assistant his training began as a Registered Mental Nurse at St Georges Hospital - Stafford, some twenty years ago and he further developed his knowledge by becoming a Dementia Care Mapper and gaining a level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management. More recently his management roles have encompassed Operational, Regional and National Roles whilst trouble-shooting for some of the leading care providers.
His view on care provision looks at the wider picture as outlined in the World Health Organisation, Constitution. Geneva 1946 - "Health can be defined as not merely the absence of disease or infirmity......"

Sue Young
Sue Young - Group Human Resource Manager

Sue brings her very important personnel skills, knowledge of care home management and staffing to support the Eastgate business. Sue originates from Leicester but has lived most of her life in Nottingham and worked for many years in the hotel sector.
"The good thing is in this role I can utilise all my People and Process Management experience - 25 years of it - to help support the Home Managers and the Eastgate Care Senior Team. I like getting involved in the bigger picture, to achieve outstanding nursing homes in 2017 and rewarding the hard work of our care and nursing teams, that make every moment count for our residents."

Johnathan Horwood - Management team
Johnathan Horwood - Management team

Supporting all homes with their Health & Safety and environmental requirements and managing these functions for Eastgate Care. This includes risk assessments and compliance with Fire and Safety Standards, leadership, maintenance management and delivering training on these functional areas.

Johnathan has extensive knowledge of the Catering Industry with almost 40 years' experience. He has been 'cooking' ever since he could handle food, furthering his interest by studying at Bristol Catering College then working initially with Northern Foods on their graduate training programme.

More recently Johnathan has had substantial experience in the catering side of care, in addition he has a Master's Degree in Food Science and Nutrition at Nottingham's Trent University.

Rashpal Johal - Company Secretary
Rashpal Johal - Company Secretary

Rashpal Johal has utilised her financial skills gained over 28 years of working in banking to develop procedures and systems for monetary control at Eastgate Care. 'Working for Eastgate means being involved in lots of different aspects of business, both the financial and personal elements - which is very rewarding.'
Rashpal has successfully worked for Eastgate now for 2 years in a variety of roles; payroll, cash management and office services and we welcome her in her additional role as Company Secretary.

Julie Elliott - Marketing Manager
Julie Elliott - Marketing Manager

For a long time Eastgate Care has developed high quality facilities and services for the Care Homes, now it is time to ‘broadcast’ these achievements.  Julie has joined the Business to promote the Company Image and develop PR initiatives within the local and wider community.

Julie effectively communicates the wide range of the group's programmes and activities information across the group as well as externally. Julie has performed a range of different marketing roles from research through to web development and has a wide range of business skills.

Updating the Eastgate website, newsletters and events are all current projects

CEO James Day
James Day - CEO

James first established the Eastgate Care Home Company in 1998 and since then he has spent the time managing and developing the business, building it into the strong multimillion pound turnover it is today.

In his early days James spent some time playing for Nottingham Forest and then spent several years in civil engineering building projects.

His construction project management skills were used originally to build a number of ‘individual’ Care Homes and sheltered housing schemes. Nowadays he focuses on providing quality care purpose built accommodation, managed by an enthusiastic well trained Care Team.

As well as project management skills, James is also an able helmsman and helicopter pilot, having accomplished licences in both these areas.

"" Head Office: Eastgate Ltd. The White Swan, Church Street, Old Basford, Nottingham NG6 0GD     Telephone: 0115 979 1234