“Heathcotes certainly manage challenging behaviour very well” Care Manager, Leicester
The Heathcotes Group is Proud to be a NAPPI Centre of Excellence
97% of staff are happy working with the Heathcotes Group
96% of staff are happy with the support they receive from management
"Heathcotes provide proactive support in attaining service users goals" Social Worker, Manchester
"I like to do new activities. I am very happy" - Service User, Wakefield
100% of Families felt our staff know their family member well and can provide sensitive support that is unique to them
“His quality of life and wellbeing have improved greatly. I can’t thank Heathcotes enough” Family member, Heathcotes Eversley
100% of external stakeholders agree that their service user is well supported
“They use a person centred approach and are always looking outside the box for new opportunities for my client” Social Worker, Doncaster
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3rd Feb Our Head of Services, Allison Stephens bids a fond farewell to Heathcotes this week as she takes up a challenging new role - as a new mum! Allison has been a longstanding and highly valued member of the team at the Heathcotes Group for over 6 years, starting her career with the organisation at Heathcotes Arnold, as a Registered Manager. The valuable experience Allison gained in the role ensured she was a strong candidate when Heathcotes were recruiting to the position of East Midlands...
23rd Jan Jade who lives at Heathcotes Wakefield turned 21 recently and to celebrate her milestone birthday, staff spent several months planning and organising a surprise birthday party. Jade turned detective in the weeks running up to her birthday, trying to find out clues for what was happening on the day, but staff managed to organise the venue, decorations, food and music without giving the game away! On the morning of her birthday, staff supported Jade to get ready for her party...
17th Jan The latest addition to the Heathcotes Group, Heathcotes Alverthorpe, will be opening its doors in Wakefield in February. Here, we are due to open our second specialist Prader-Willi residential service due to the current lack of specialist provision and the high demand for supporting individuals with this diagnosis, in a tailored environment. Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic condition that causes a wide range of difficulties. These may include; a constant desire to eat food-...
22nd Dec As 2016 draws to a close, we have been looking back at our successes and challenges over the past year and looking forward to our exciting plans for 2017. It’s been another busy year for the Heathcotes Group and we’d love to share with you some of the exciting activities, key appointments and developments that have taken place throughout the year. In 2016 we have supported over 300 service users to lead happy and fulfilled lives and further develop their independent living skills. We...
16th Dec Christmas spirit is in full swing at Heathcotes today, as we support Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day! Staff at Head Office join service users and staff across our services who wear their seasonal jumpers all in aid of this good cause. Save the Children Christmas Jumper day aims to encourage people to 'get silly for money', by donning a festive knit and having fun, and to make small donation for the privilege. Whilst the fundraising theme encourages some light-hearted...
7th Dec Here at Heathcotes Group we are all very much getting into the festive spirit. The decorations are up at head office; pictured is our CEO David Harrison putting the final touches to the tree. Staff and service users across the group are busy decorating their homes and have lots of exciting things planned over the holiday period. Service users at Whitley are going to see the famous Coca Cola truck tomorrow, which they are all very excited for. We also have a trip planned to Butlins; The...