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Specialist neurological rehabilitation service in Lincoln rated Outstanding by CQC

Specialist neurological rehabilitation service in Lincoln rated Outstanding by CQC

A neurological rehabilitation centre in Lincoln has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), placing it in the top 1% of healthcare services in the UK.  The Laurels, which opened in 2014 and is run by Christchurch Group, provides specialist community-based transitional rehabilitation in north-east Lincoln. It supports adults with neurological conditions resulting […]

11th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Leicestershire disability care service is rated Outstanding by the CQC

Leicestershire disability care service is rated Outstanding by the CQC

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by two services run by Kingly Care Partnership in Hinckley, to be Outstanding following inspections in May. Kingly House and Kingly Croft provide accommodation and personal care for people who require support because they have suffered brain injuries or have neurological disabilities. They, along […]

11th August 2017 | By | Reply More
Herefordshire-based specialist care home acquired by Elysium Healthcare

Herefordshire-based specialist care home acquired by Elysium Healthcare

Herefordshire-based Stanley House, which specialises in caring for adults with neurological conditions, has been acquired by Elysium Healthcare. The acquisition expands Elysium’s neuro division following the purchase of The Badby Group in April 2017. The sale process was run by top 40 accountants, Bishop Fleming, who worked with the Stanley House owners to find the […]

14th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Royal Star & Garter Homes’ resident shares his story for Armed Forces Day

Royal Star & Garter Homes’ resident shares his story for Armed Forces Day

  Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to honour the bravery and commitment of British Service personnel both past and present. At this time, we think of the veterans cared for by The Royal Star & Garter Homes and share their stories of sacrifice and courage. One soldier, Stephen, was just 19 when he was […]

23rd June 2017 | By | Reply More
Brain tumour survivor leads care home’s ‘Wear a Hat Day’

Brain tumour survivor leads care home’s ‘Wear a Hat Day’

A FORMER Mental Health Nurse who was diagnosed with a brain tumour that left her unable to speak and move has backed an appeal to raise money to research the disease.   Dionne Ferguson, aged 42, and her family supported ‘Wear A Hat Day’ in aid of Brain Tumour Research with the message “a brain […]

13th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Middlesbrough complex care centre gets new head

Middlesbrough complex care centre gets new head

A STATE of the art complex care centre in the heart of Middlesbrough has appointed a new General Manager. Stephen Scollard, who has spent his entire career working in healthcare in the North East, will head up The Bridge Care Centre when it opens later in the Spring. The 59-year-old said he was delighted to […]

24th February 2017 | By | Reply More
MP puts care home’s winning photographers in the picture

MP puts care home’s winning photographers in the picture

A CARE home resident who claimed first prize in a photography competition has had his winning picture presented to him by Stoke on Trent MP Rob Flello. Adderley Green, a local neurological centre for adults with complex needs, held the competition for residents and asked them to capture images of Stoke on Trent and the […]

17th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Teignmouth specialist care home celebrates ‘outstanding’ result

Teignmouth specialist care home celebrates ‘outstanding’ result

Staff and residents are celebrating after Riverview, a specialist care home in Teignmouth, Devon for adults with complex needs including autism, behaviours that challenge, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities, was rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission. The service was rated “outstanding” for being ‘caring’, and ‘responsive’, and ‘good’ for being ‘safe’, ‘effective’ and […]

7th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Tracscare specialist tipped for top Autism award

Tracscare specialist tipped for top Autism award

Tiago Pinto, Clinical Psychologist and Head of Therapies at Tracscare’s Milton Park Campus in Bedford, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Outstanding Healthcare Professional Award at the 2017 Autism Professional Awards.   The new award recognises a healthcare professional who has made an exceptional contribution to the lives of autistic people.   Tiago’s […]

26th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Tracscare acquires Embrace specialist Supported Living business and ABI service

Tracscare acquires Embrace specialist Supported Living business and ABI service

Tracscare and Embrace Group have announced the acquisition of six Supported Living services and a specialist ABI service by Tracscare.    The transfer of these services is the latest step in Tracscare’s growth strategy, and comes about as Embrace has taken the decision to focus more closely on its core services – the provision of care […]

10th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Leading Swansea Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Service Celebrates Ten Years

Leading Swansea Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Service Celebrates Ten Years

Oakhill, a unique community based Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) service in Swansea, is celebrating its tenth anniversary.   The service, which helps individuals to re-learn a wide range of life-skills in a positive and empowering environment, marked this wonderful occasion with a special party. Staff and the individuals supported at the service were joined by […]

28th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Healthcare fund now owns ninth largest UK care group

Healthcare fund now owns ninth largest UK care group

Montreux Healthcare Fund now owns ninth largest UK care group after significant merger. The merger also means The Regard Partnership provides care and support for more than 1,000 people making the company the estimated 4th largest UK care group offering specialist learning disability and mental health care. The Montreux Healthcare Fund owns the 9th largest care group in […]

2nd November 2016 | By | Reply More
Tracscare announce acquisition of specialist Acquired Brain Injury provider New Bridges

Tracscare announce acquisition of specialist Acquired Brain Injury provider New Bridges

Tracscare has announced the acquisition of specialist Acquired Brain Injury provider New Bridges. The purchase of these four specialist Acquired Brain Injury services is part of their ongoing growth strategy. With over 25 years of experience in providing specialist support and over 80 services across England and Wales, Tracscare delivers specialist support for people with […]

1st November 2016 | By | Reply More
A new twist to learning disability and mental health care provision

A new twist to learning disability and mental health care provision

A new twist has been given to the campaign for person-centred care launched earlier this year by The Regard Group, the UK’s fourth largest private organisation providing supported living and residential services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and acquired brain injury.   Following on from Regard’s push for improved focus on service […]

26th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Charity says we should all help to tackle the stigma that surrounds mental health

Charity says we should all help to tackle the stigma that surrounds mental health

Everyone is an expert in mental health so we should all play our part in tackling the stigma that surrounds it, says Milestones Trust, as Mental Health Awareness Day approaches. The theme of Mental Health Awareness Day on Monday, October 10th is physiological first aid and the support people can provide to those in distress. […]

10th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Growing complex care provider appoints new HR director

Growing complex care provider appoints new HR director

COMPLEX care provider Badby Park Group has appointed Diana Nash as its new Human Resources Director. Diana, 58, will have a significant input into shaping the overall strategy for the business, its focus and direction and is responsible for ensuring that the group has the people and the talent to support an exciting period of […]

3rd October 2016 | By | Reply More
Shiver me timbers they’re all talking like pirates at Highdowns

Shiver me timbers they’re all talking like pirates at Highdowns

Buccaneers and scallywags waved the Jolly Roger and had fun walking the plank during ‘Talk Like A Pirate’ day at Highdowns, a rural service for people with learning disabilities near Camborne, Cornwall.   Service manager, Jenna Betts, said: “Today is ‘International Talk Like A Pirate Day’ so we’ve all given it a bit of the […]

23rd September 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home OT chosen to present at The Hague

Care home OT chosen to present at The Hague

AN OCCUPATIONAL therapist from Daventry has been chosen to present to an elite group of scientists from around the world at The Hague in The Netherlands later this month.   Kirsty Page from Badby Park, a local care home for adults with complex needs, specialises in working with Huntington’s Disease and has been asked to […]

2nd September 2016 | By | Reply More
Bournemouth disability service celebrates a decade of care

Bournemouth disability service celebrates a decade of care

Service users and staff at Eilat care home in Charminster, Bournemouth, used their annual summer barbeque to celebrate the service’s ten year anniversary. Joined by loved ones and friends, the Eilat community enjoyed an activity-packed afternoon, tucking into a delicious barbeque while being entertained by a live band that created a fun-filled party atmosphere. With […]

26th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Complex care provider announces new CEO

Complex care provider announces new CEO

COMPLEX care provider Badby Park Group has appointed Paul Hill as its new Chief Executive Officer. Paul will head up the group’s growing portfolio of specialist complex care facilities, including the multi award-winning Badby Park, Daventry and Adderley Green, Stoke. The leading edge neurological centres provide rehabilitation, long-term care, respite and palliative care for people […]

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