“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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24th Jul Last week, the NHS called for a stop to over medicating people with a Learning Disability, after Public Health England estimated that 35,000 people were prescribed antipsychotic medications without clinical justification. Whilst there is clearly a role for medication in some situations, particularly in cases of crisis, Nurse Consultant, Johnathan BeeBee wrote in The Guardian online today that Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) could be more beneficial for individuals with a Learning...
15th Jul Congratulations Paul! A big congratulations goes to Paul at Heathcotes Knollbeck who now has his art work displayed at Barnsley College. Paul has attended the Arts and Crafts course at the college over the last year and has covered several different types of art including card making and landscape painting. Paul has chosen to give one of his favourite drawings to his mother as a present and we are lucky enough to have another framed drawing in the dining room at Heathcotes Knollbeck. ...
23rd Jun The Heathcotes Group is happy to announce the opening of TWO brand new specialist services! Heathcotes Moulton, Northampton and Heathcotes Whitley Park, North Yorkshire are our two latest services to offer exceptionally high quality accommodation, alongside specialist support delivered by our dedicated and highly skilled staff teams. As one of the leading providers of specialist residential services, Heathcotes continues to respond to the demand for our specialist services and are...
1st May Congratulations to our Learning & Development Manager, Mick Murphy on reaching the national final in the Care Trainer category of the 2015 Great British Care Awards at the ICC in Birmingham last week! The purpose of the awards are to pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated excellence within their field of work. Supported across the social care sector, sponsors included the Department of Health, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), United Kingdom...
22nd Apr Staff and service users at Heathcotes Bridlington have enjoyed spray painting a donated bicycle bright yellow in preparation for the Tour De Yorkshire. The Tour, which starts in Bridlington on Friday 1st May 2015 will pass through beautiful coastal scenery and the North Yorkshire Moors before finishing the first stage with a sprint along Scarborough's seafront. Service Users have positioned their handiwork at the Heathcotes Bridlington Service and are looking forward to watching the race...
10th Apr We are pleased to announce that work has commenced on Heathcotes’ second specialist residential service in Leeds. Heathcotes Morley will provide placements across three separate buildings for service users with a Learning Disability and Challenging Behaviour, Mental Illness or a Personality Disorder. Service users may also have a forensic history and/or may have spent long periods of time in a hospital setting. Heathcotes Morley will consist of three separate buildings, each with eight...