Chesterholme

  • Andrew Independence1

    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.

  • 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.

  • Finalist

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ShiningStar02

    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.

  • STOMP Web ArticleWe are proud to announce that on Wednesday April 25th 2018, we made a group-wide pledge to STOMP (Stopping the Over Medication of People with learning disabilities, autism or both).

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

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