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Heathcotes celebrates first Personality Disorder transition

Heathcotes celebrates first Personality Disorder transition

Heathcotes Group had cause for celebration this month when a resident at one of its specialist personality disorder treatment centres completed her treatment programme and transitioned into independent living provision.  Having previously spent many years living in a Low Secure Hospital, AD was the first resident to move into Heathcotes’ Hembrigg Park services in Morley, […]

6th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Tracscare honours World Mental Health Day

Tracscare honours World Mental Health Day

In honour of World Mental Health Day, Tracscare – a leading provider of support for people with Autism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health needs and Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI) – hosted a national conference to encourage health professionals to make mental health personal and enable both recovery and resilience. More than 60 care professionals attended the […]

2nd November 2017 | By | Reply More
When only a Teddy will aid rehabilitation – Therapy

When only a Teddy will aid rehabilitation – Therapy

Teddy, a 12-week-old cockapoo, is becoming a familiar face among residents and staff at The Laurels Neurological Rehabilitation centre, in Lincolnshire. Visiting four days a week with his owner Sue (who is the Registered Manager of the centre), he is the first dog to attend the rehabilitation centre and is undergoing training to become a […]

25th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Rehabilitation facility gains coveted Headway approval

Rehabilitation facility gains coveted Headway approval

Staff at a neurological rehabilitation facility in Birmingham are celebrating after being accepted onto the coveted Headway Approved Provider scheme. Hunters Moor, which specialises in neurobehavioural and spinal injury rehabilitation and can accommodate up to 37 residents, is part of the award-winning Christchurch Group. The team had to undergo a robust on-site assessment, will have to […]

23rd October 2017 | By | Reply More
Coleraine care staff recognised at national awards ceremony

Coleraine care staff recognised at national awards ceremony

Bohill Bungalows, a care home run by Priory Adult Care, part of the Priory Group of mental healthcare specialists, is celebrating after its employees had their work recognised and celebrated at a national awards ceremony.    More than 200 people gathered at The Heythrop Park Hotel in Oxfordshire for the Priory’s PRIDE Awards, which aim […]

20th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Christchurch Group opens new specialist neurological rehabilitation facility

Christchurch Group opens new specialist neurological rehabilitation facility

A new service has been launched in Northampton for men who have been diagnosed with an acquired brain injury but more specifically, who also suffer with or have suffered with substance misuse. Wycliffe House is run by the award-winning Christchurch Group, a neurological rehabilitation specialist and the service will focus on people who find it […]

17th October 2017 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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