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    Christchurch Group wins high profile Health Investor award – for Complex Care Provider of the Year

    Christchurch Group wins high profile Health Investor award – for Complex Care Provider of the Year

    Neurological rehabilitation specialists Christchurch Group have been named Complex Care Provider of the Year at the high-profile Health Investor Awards. The awards highlight excellence in independent healthcare across the UK. Christchurch Group won the award after demonstrating ‘excellence within care that is focused on patients with multiple needs that are interconnected or who have profound, […]

    5th July 2018 | By | Reply More
    Surrey residents at specialist centre in bowled over by Boccia

    Surrey residents at specialist centre in bowled over by Boccia

    Over the last year residents at Kings Lodge Centre for Complex Needs in South Nutfield, Surrey, have been training hard. Not only in physio or therapy sessions, but on the sports field. The King’s Lodge Boccia team has played over one hundred games since it started a year ago, training every week on site and […]

    5th June 2018 | By | Reply More
    Heathcotes unearths hidden talent for landscaping at Leeds service

    Heathcotes unearths hidden talent for landscaping at Leeds service

    Care provider Heathcotes Group has unearthed a new talent at its Kirklands service in Leeds, where one of the service users volunteered to take on a landscaping project and proved to have skill and imagination in spades! The attractive grounds at Kirklands are fantastic for enjoying the summer months, but a small section behind the […]

    8th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    99 red balloons launch at specialist care centre

    99 red balloons launch at specialist care centre

    This month, King’s Lodge Centre for Complex Needs resident, Nick Kemp, celebrated his 47th birthday by launching 99 red balloons in the centre’s grounds.   Nick had also designed special labels with a message and mobile number to call in the hope that anyone finding a balloon will get in touch to let him know […]

    14th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Disabled man left for two years in unsuitable short-stay accommodation let down by council

    Disabled man left for two years in unsuitable short-stay accommodation let down by council

    A young man with special educational needs has been left in short-stay accommodation for nearly two years because social workers in Lancashire could not decide where he should live permanently, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found. The man was placed in short-stay accommodation by Lancashire County Council after his family told social […]

    6th December 2017 | By | Reply More
    Care Management Group celebrates ‘Outstanding’ Bromley care service

    Care Management Group celebrates ‘Outstanding’ Bromley care service

    Care Management Group (CMG) is celebrating today after the Masons Hill service in Bromley achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating, following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection earlier this year.   CMG is a leading provider of residential care, supported living and domiciliary care provision for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs. Masons Hill is […]

    28th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    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
    Precious Homes officially open latest state-of-the-art care services and social enterprise

    Precious Homes officially open latest state-of-the-art care services and social enterprise

    Professor Martin Green, Chief Executive of Care England, a representative body for independent social care services in the UK, joined Health and Social Care professionals, local schools, colleges and support groups, people supported, carers, friends and relatives and the Precious Homes team on 18th October 2017 for guided tours around the state-of-the-art new services and social […]

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    Heathcotes opens specialist care facility in Chesterfield

    Heathcotes opens specialist care facility in Chesterfield

    Care provider Heathcotes Group has opened a new specialist facility in Chesterfield following the completion of two new build services, each accommodating eight residents.   Located off Cuttholme Way, Heathcotes’ Loundsley House comprises two separate services, each offering eight en-suite bedrooms and 24-hour support for adults with learning disabilities, mental illness, dual diagnoses and associated complex needs. The […]

    22nd August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Specialist care service in Leicester rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

    Specialist care service in Leicester rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Church View in Stoneygate, Leicester, to be Outstanding following an inspection in June.  Church View is registered to provide care and support for up to eight people with a learning disability who present behaviours which challenge.   Inspectors found staff were caring and […]

    4th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Danshell – Newbus Grange Hospital in Darlington maintains ‘Good’ by CQC

    Danshell – Newbus Grange Hospital in Darlington maintains ‘Good’ by CQC

    Newbus Grange Hospital in Darlington, part of the Danshell Group, has maintained a ‘Good’ rating in every area in a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), continuing to provide effective specialist assessment and support for men living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. Newbus Grange’s multi-disciplinary team meets the needs of the […]

    20th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Shropshire’s Adelphi Care Services becomes part of The Regard Group

    Shropshire’s Adelphi Care Services becomes part of The Regard Group

    Shropshire care group Adelphi Care Services, which provides services to adults with learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour, is to become part of The Regard Group, the UK’s fourth biggest care provider. Nine specialist residential and supported living services will become part of Regard, which was formed in 1994, and now has a staff of […]

    7th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    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 […]

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