“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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10th Mar Heathcotes Group are launching a search this week for Apprentices in partnership with Chesterfield College, and are looking to recruit over 40 apprentices across the country to mark National Apprenticeships Week. We started with the Nottinghamshire Region on Wednesday the 8th March. The search will see over 40+ services giving young people hands on experience, a salary and the opportunity to gain qualifications whilst they work. National Apprenticeship Week runs from 6th to 10th...
6th Mar The latest addition to the Heathcotes Group, Heathcotes Brendon House, will be opening its doors, in Chesterfield, in June. This will be our first move into the Children’s service sector, which we are really excited about! We decided to expand our portfolio into children’s services as we feel it is important to offer the full care pathway the individuals we support. The service will be 7 beds for children and young people with a learning disability and other complex needs aged between...
2nd Mar Five years on from the Winterbourne View scandal, we are saddened that the sector is once again in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, following Channel 4’s excellent but distressing Despatches documentary ‘Under Lock and Key.’ The documentary focuses on children and young people with Learning Disability, Autism and Mental Health issues, and highlights the failings of large institutions, where people who can display challenging behaviour due to their distress, sensory issues or...
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-...