Danshell News

  • Alyson TaylorWe've had a Q&A with one of our new Consultant Nurses, Aly Taylor, to find out how she's settling in and what she's enjoying so far about her role.

  • Healthy Living Award positive wideCongratulations to Ranaich House residential care home in Dunblane for achieving the 'HealthyLiving' Award!

    The award recognises those who strive to promote the principles of a healthy balanced diet, using healthier ingredients and preparation methods, and is fully supported by the Scottish Government and NHS Health Scotland.

  • Raymond Painting

    Raymond at Thors Park would like to show you his artistic talent, with a picture he painted that he is very proud of. He has a creative flair with a strong imagination, and is being supported to maintain and build on these skills using the variety of resources and seasonal opportunities available. Some of these he has particularly enjoyed were creating a picture of a witch for Halloween, and more recently some great paintings and a banner for Christmas.

  • Wallace211 Web sizeAre you caring and dedicated, and looking for a career that would make a positive difference to people’s lives?

    Come to our open day for Wallace Hospital, our newly refurbished hospital for people with a learning disability in Dundee!

  • Victoria House TeamOur incredible team at River View in Darlington recently won the Outstanding Team of the Year 2018 at our Shining Star Awards. They were described as working in a truly person centred way, taking the time to find out what is important to people and working unbelievably hard to support people to achieve their goals.

    We would love to tell you the full story of why River View are our incredibly worthy winners.

  • Trinity House3 Ann MarieThe people we support at two of our residential services have taken part in Safer Internet Day on the 5th of February to learn about going online safely.

  • NewbusNewbus Grange Specialist Autism Hospital in Darlington is celebrating after receiving Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society.

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    One of our service users from a service in Bishop Auckland has proved his artistic merit by winning our company-wide Christmas art project.

    The Christmas card competition was launched to encourage service users to feel involved in the company and to produce a design for our corporate card for Christmas 2016.

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    Hollyhurst, our resicdential care service in Darlington, has undergone a significant investment to refurbish the home, with service users playing a full part in the plans.

    A number of bedrooms have been re-configured to provide modern en-suite bathrooms, with walk-in showers, supporting the privacy and dignity of service users.

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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.

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    Services across the country have had a fun Halloween, holding parties with spooky crafts and tasty cakes!

    Our North East services held a Halloween party at ASE club in Darlington. Everyone got involved and into the spooky spirit, dressing up and bringing party food. They held a 'best dressed' competition, which was won by Catherine (left), a lady from one of our North East services, who had a brilliant pirate costume.

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    Trinity House in Lockerbie is celebrating after receiving ‘Very Good’ ratings across all four quality themes in its latest inspection by the Care Inspectorate; care and support, environment, staffing, and the management and leadership.

  • 20170810 185245 2 Web Size 300x180Two of the people we support at Trinity House, our specialist care home for people with learning disabilities in Lockerbie, have celebrated success with a trio of medals at the Special Olympics.

  • Trinity House 400x353Congratulations to the team at Trinity House care home in Lockerbie, who have been shortlisted for a string of prestigious UK-wide awards.

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    Following a comprehensive review of our existing provision, and in partnership with commissioners, a decision was taken to develop a care pathway with more bespoke care and support options being made available.

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    Bostall House has been busy over the last few months! In October they celebrated Denis’ birthday with a party, which his family all came to. Staff decorated the dining room with birthday banners and bunting. The chef cooked a delicious spread and Denis had a black forest gateaux for his birthday cake. Denis was overwhelmed with the celebrations and thanked everyone. Robert also gave a wonderful speech, which he had been practicing throughout the morning. Everyone agreed it was a great celebration, and they all enjoyed tucking into the party food and helping Denis have a very happy birthday!

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    Services in South East England recently held their regional forum at Wick Lodge in Clacton-on-Sea. Service users from across all sites in the South East presented to the members attending. One person was supported by a family member who attends the family forum. Advocates attended the event, along with Melinda Glover, Director of Operations for the South East region. Everyone was very pleased to see Melinda, and she was very supportive and encouraging. The forum went very well and a variety of ideas came about from it.

  • Wast Hills Outstanding Star Wide Web

    We are absolutely delighted to announce that Wast Hills Hospital in Kings Norton, Birmingham has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Outstanding’.

    Wast Hills is one of only a very small percentage of care services which have received the ultimate accolade from the regulator.

    Wast Hills is an independent hospital providing specialist support and services for adults on the autistic spectrum with associated complex needs.

  • DSC 0982 2 WebsizeWe are so proud to announce that Wast Hills, our Specialist Autism Hospital near Birmingham, has received its second ‘Outstanding’ rating.

    Inspectors from the CQC reported that Wast Hills provides ‘Outstanding’ care and support for people with autism – the second time in two years the service has received this top rating.

  • 1 Outstanding WebsizeWast Hills, our award-winning Outstanding rated specialist autism hospital in Kings Norton, has won another prestigious award, hailed as a “shining example” of support and praised for helping those it supports to achieve “excellent outcomes”.

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