Sussex Healthcare has appointed a new CEO in January, Amanda Morgan-Taylor. Amanda has over thirty years’ experience working in a variety of positions. She started her career as a mental health nurse in 1984 then excelled in her field to reach leadership roles such as a Service Manager, Quality Development Director and Managing Director. She specializes in the ability to help organizations build trust with their stakeholders and customers through enforcing the right care and support systems. Amanda has already spent her first few weeks as CEO visiting each home and “is looking forward to meeting residents, relatives and colleagues over the coming weeks” as stated in a news release on their website.
Sussex Healthcare Background
Sussex Healthcare manages care homes for the elderly, those with dementia, neurological needs and those with physical or learning disabilities primarily in the Sussex area. They currently own and operate twenty homes with over five hundred and eighty beds and offer a range of services for their residents. They have been providing care in the community for over twenty-five years and have won several awards during that time. Their mission is to provide the highest standards of physical, emotional, spiritual and social care centered around the individuals.
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Seven care homes are centered around care for older people that need help with the basics including lodging, meals, social activities, some therapies, and medical care twenty-four hours a day. Thirteen care homes are dedicated to the specialized care of the visitors and residents including specialized activities and therapies for residents with learning and/or physical disabilities, special equipment, and spa pools.
Activities and Therapies
They take pride in the care they offer their residents. Some of the activities offered to residents of the homes are reminiscence sessions, crafts, cooking, and art therapy. Keeping their minds engaged is key to their health and well-being. Therapies are often centered around the individual person – giving the right treatment at the right time in the right amount. Sussex has now added a state-of-the-art gym facility to help each client reach and maintain their optimal health. It is located in Horsham and has many individualized and group-centered sessions to offer.
Find more about Sussex Healthcare: http://www.midsussexhealthcare.co.uk/