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National accreditation for Newbus Grange in Darlington

National accreditation for Newbus Grange in Darlington

Newbus Grange Hospital in Darlington, part of the Danshell Group, is celebrating after receiving Quality Network for Inpatient Learning Disability Services (QNLD) accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. QNLD is a standards-based quality network that facilitates the sharing of best practice within learning disability services, based on external peer review. The specialist standards are […]

16th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Sisterly love triumphs over anxiety

Sisterly love triumphs over anxiety

A young woman with learning difficulties is enjoying a happier lifestyle thanks to support from her sister and a specialist behaviour psychologist who teamed up to help her be better understood.   Donjeta Kaliquani, who is non-verbal, was displaying behaviour that challenges at the care service where she lives in Mitcham, Surrey, so her sister […]

19th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Home From Home Care scoops Investors In People Gold Award

Home From Home Care scoops Investors In People Gold Award

The UK’s largest parent-led specialist residential care provider, Home From Home Care, are delighted to announce they have been awarded an Investors In People Gold accreditation. Based in Lincolnshire, Home From Home Care opened ‘The Old Hall’ in Fiskerton, its first specialist residential care service for adults with complex needs, in 2005, employing 25 staff […]

28th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Newton Abbot MP Anne Morris praises specialist care home

Newton Abbot MP Anne Morris praises specialist care home

Newton Abbot MP Anne Marie Morris visited Riverview, a specialist care home in Teignmouth, Devon, and praised the extraordinary achievements of its staff in receiving  a top accolade from the care industry watchdog. The home for adults with complex needs including autism, behaviours that challenge, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities, was recently rated “outstanding” […]

22nd March 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
Outstanding rating for service supporting people with complex behavioural needs

Outstanding rating for service supporting people with complex behavioural needs

Mayo House, a service providing care and accommodation for people with complex behavioural support needs, has been rated ‘outstanding’ by inspectors. Social care provider Milestones Trust runs the service, which is based in Yate, north of Bristol. Mayo House provides seven self-contained flats, all for people with learning disabilities and complex needs who require individual […]

31st January 2017 | By | Reply More
DC Care Sells Northamptonshire Care Group

DC Care Sells Northamptonshire Care Group

24-7 Care Limited has been sold by healthcare business agents DC Care for an undisclosed sum.   The business, which includes residential and supported living units located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire was acquired by the Chesterfield based specialist provider Heathcotes Group. Commenting on the acquisition Mikkel Togsverd, Managing Director of Heathcotes Southern said “We are extremely […]

25th January 2017 | By | Reply More
It’s Christmas party time for Dan and his Care & Support Team!

It’s Christmas party time for Dan and his Care & Support Team!

Popular restaurant Frankie & Benny’s was the venue of choice for Dan Woodhead, a young man with complex needs, to enjoy an evening of Christmas fun with members of his dedicated care and support team. Dan is a client of home care provider Caremark (Barnsley).  Through a personalized plan of specialist support, Dan is enabled […]

4th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Leading disability care provider holds pioneering Family Conference

Leading disability care provider holds pioneering Family Conference

Families of individuals supported by Care Management Group (CMG), one of the UK’s leading providers of care for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs, came together from across the country this month to attend the group’s annual Family Conference.   The conference provides a vital opportunity for families to come together and learn […]

4th October 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
Danshell announces investment in Darlington care service

Danshell announces investment in Darlington care service

Hollyhurst residential care service in Darlington, part of the Danshell Group, has undergone a significant investment to refurbish the home, with service users playing a full part in the plans.   A number of bedrooms have been re-configured to provide modern en-suite bathrooms, with walk-in showers, supporting the privacy and dignity of service users.   […]

24th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Investment in Darlington residential care service

Investment in Darlington residential care service

Hollyhurst residential care service in Darlington, part of the Danshell Group, has undergone a significant investment to refurbish the home, with service users playing a full part in the plans.   A number of bedrooms have been re-configured to provide modern en-suite bathrooms, with walk-in showers, supporting the privacy and dignity of service users.   […]

18th August 2016 | By | Reply More
Daventry complex care home celebrates Care Home Open Day

Daventry complex care home celebrates Care Home Open Day

RESIDENTS and staff at a Daventry care home for adults with complex needs celebrated National Care Home Open Day in green-fingered style. Badby Park marked the annual UK-wide event by potting patriotic sunflowers to mark the Queen’s official 90th birthday last week. Many of the residents at the Daventry care home live with complex health […]

24th June 2016 | By | Reply More
Mayor of Derby to open specialist care facility

Mayor of Derby to open specialist care facility

A PIONEERING facility dedicated to the care of young adults with acquired brain injuries or complex disabilities will be opening its doors on Friday. The highly anticipated Nightingale House in the heart of Derby will be officially opened by the mayor of the city, Councillor Paul Pegg. The former private nursing and midwifery hospital and […]

12th April 2016 | By | Reply More
Knight Frank complete on first ever healthcare ground rent portfolio deal

Knight Frank complete on first ever healthcare ground rent portfolio deal

London, UK – Knight Frank Healthcare team has sold a ground breaking ground rent portfolio to Alpha Real Capital for £30 million at a net initial yield of 3.4%, on behalf of CareTech Holdings PLC, one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist social care services, supporting adults and children with a wide range of […]

19th February 2016 | By | Reply More
City & County Healthcare acquires complex care specialist Independent Community Care Management

City & County Healthcare acquires complex care specialist Independent Community Care Management

KPMG’s Midlands Corporate Finance team has acted as financial advisor to Independent Community Care Management (ICCM) on the sale of the business to City & County Healthcare (C&C).    ICCM is a Kettering-based provider of complex care to clients in their own homes, providing support to adults and children with acquired brain injury, ventilator requirements, […]

19th February 2016 | By | Reply More
Care group invests in new vehicles for its community care staff

Care group invests in new vehicles for its community care staff

The Cleeve Care Group, which provides home care, residential care and specialist care for the elderly, adults with complex needs and children, has made an investment of over £700,000 in a new fleet of vehicles for its community carers and Rapid Response rescue service. As one of the largest providers of care in the Midlands […]

4th January 2016 | By | Reply More
Sense responds to NICE guidance on older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions

Sense responds to NICE guidance on older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions

National deafblind charity Sense has today responded to guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on older people with social care needs and multiple long-term conditions. The guidance has been developed following consultation with various organisations including Sense and as a result includes several recommendations relating to sensory loss. Kate […]

4th November 2015 | By | Reply More
NICE guidance to improve quality of social care for older people with multiple long-term conditions

NICE guidance to improve quality of social care for older people with multiple long-term conditions

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has today issued guidelines to improve the quality of life for people with complex care needs. NICE has called for health and social care services to work together more closely and ensure that older people with multiple long-term conditions are involved in planning their own care. […]

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