Wast Hills

  • Wast Hills Outstanding Star Wide WebFollowing the breakdown of a community placement, the treatment, care and support a person received during a six-week stay at Wast Hills specialist autism hospital has been praised by commissioners.

  • 20181122 135800We are delighted to show you the winners of our annual Christmas card competition. People we support in all our services were busy throughout November creating some wonderful Christmas cards. All throughout November the York office has seen glittery and colourful designs being sent in from all around the country. We received over 100 designs, which made the judging very difficult!

  • 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.

  • DSC 0332 800x536Our teams in the West Midlands have been recognised for the outstanding quality of the support given to people with learning disabilities and autism with a clutch of national award nominations.

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    Our fantastic teams have again been recognised for the outstanding support we provide for people with learning disabilities and autism.

  • LD WinnerAmy Childs, our Consultant Nurse for the Midlands region, has received national recognition as a winner at the prestigious National Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards 2017.

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    Danshell Cygnet Logos 2Danshell Group is to integrate with Cygnet Health Care, allowing enhanced care pathways for people with a learning disability or autism.

  • 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.

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    A MIDLANDS nurse’s pioneering practice has seen him shortlisted for two prestigious awards. Warren Cocker, who developed an innovative programme to help people with learning disabilities and autism access healthcare screening, has been shortlisted as a finalist for The Learning Disability Nurse Award at both the National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 and at the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018. 

  • Recruitment Video Thumbnail2Our award winning teams are recruiting!  We asked our teams to tell us about their job and we also asked the people they support what they want from a new member of the team supporting them.

  • 6 29.03 I Care Wast HillsMeet the Wast Hills I Care Ambassadors, Kyle, Mabruka and Mo B. They are all support workers at Wast Hills specialist autism hospital in Kings Norton, who each wanted to raise awareness of the fantastic career they have. As a team, Wast Hills has signed up to the Skills for Care initiative I Care, which encourages support workers to spread the word about their job and the ways in which it is rewarding.

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    Our award-winning Consultant Nurse Amy Childs has received further recognition after being named as ‘Rising Star’ at the prestigious LaingBuisson awards.

  • DSC 0429 Web SizeAfter the success of last year’s Danshell Olympics Midlands Sports Day, Cate Ball, Toller Road’s Manager, and Activity Co-Ordinator Penny Robinson, were determined to make this year’s event even bigger and better. Each service was allocated tasks to bring the day together, with the service users helping out.

  • Wast HillsWast Hills Hospital in Kings Norton, Birmingham has been recognised for its excellence at the national Autism Professional Awards.

  • 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.

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    We are delighted to announce that Wast Hills hospital in Kings Norton, Birmingham, has received Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society.  Wast Hills has demonstrated its commitment to understanding autism and that the hospital is setting the standard for autism practice.

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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.

  • Vicky Hazeldine

    Vicky Hazeldine is Deputy Manager at Wast Hills. Vicky is hugely committed and passionate, instrumental in introducing the STOMP project, which is making a difference for the people we support. In her own words, “This is what we do because we love it.”

     

    "Her commitment to the welfare of service users is second to none" - a colleague

     

    Click here to read more about the STOMP project that Vicky is helping to introduce

  • Warren Cocker

    Warren Cocker is Deputy Manager at Wast Hills. Warren is our winner because of his incredible work in reducing health inequalities by supporting people to have health screenings within the service. He has supported people to have improved outcomes, health equality and better access to health services, which has made a real difference in people’s lives.

     

    "Warren is ensuring people live longer, happier, healthier lives" - a colleague

     

    Click here to read more about Warren's health equality project

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