Chesterholme

  • Andrew Prepares for More Independence

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    Andrew at Chesterholmehas been preparing for when he moves on from the Hexham service, towards more independent living. Chesterholme is an independent hospital for people with learning disabilities and complex needs. The staff team there have been helping him prepare for this time, supporting him to make his own choices and take part in the activities he enjoys.

  • Announcing Our Christmas Card Competition Winners

    Christmas Card 1The annual Danshell Christmas Card competition has seen over 120 cards flying in to the York Central Support Office, filling the place with glitter and colour. Service user representatives from around the country came to York to help with our jolly judging day, dressed in their best Christmas jumpers.

  • Fantastic National Award Success

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    Danshell has been officially recognised nationally for the outstanding support our services provide for people with learning disabilities and autism.

  • How Do We Make a Difference? We Ask Those That Matter Most

    DSC 0429 Web SizeHow does Danshell make a difference? We asked some very important people - our Service Managers, their teams, and most importantly, the people they support.

  • Most Rewarding and Challenging? We Ask Those That Matter Most

    DSC 0332 Web SizeWhat are the most rewarding and most challenging parts of your job? We asked some very important people - our Service Managers and their teams.

  • Person Centred Care Plan… in an App!

    I get it app 1Clare Abrams, Activity Coordinator at Chesterholme, has been working on an innovative app to ensure improved communication and quality of care for someone she supports. We wanted to share her work with you all, as it’s such a fantastic way of ensuring someone is treated in the way they want to be treated, with their likes and dislikes respected, even when communication may be a barrier.

  • Spectacular Shining Star Staff Recognition Awards

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    Our Shining Star Awards, held last month, was a spectacular night celebrating everything our amazing staff teams do to provide the best quality of care for the people we support.

  • What Makes a Good Manager? We Ask Those That Matter Most

    SupportWhat makes a good Manager? We asked some very important people - our Service Managers, their teams, and most importantly, the people they support.