Sussex Healthcare is an award winning company that specializes in providing healthcare to patients with neurological and cognitive impairments. The company’s facilities are fully equipped and staffed by medical professionals trained to care for the various illnesses suffered by the patients. They recently celebrated their 25th anniversary of providing healthcare to those in need of specialized care.
Sussex Healthcare is run by its joint chairmen, Shiraz Boghani and Shafik Sachedina. Mr. Boghani’s background and experience is in the hospitality industry managing hotels, while Mr. Sachedina has a medical background as a dental surgeon. The company’s CEO is Amanda Morgan-Taylor, a mental health nurse with a long professional history in the healthcare field.
The company operates over 20 facilities on the southern coast of England. It’s the largest supplier of residential and nursing care in the area. They operate seven full-residential facilities for the elderly and 13 facilities for adults with special needs. The first of these facilities was established in 1985. They now operate over 20 facilities on the southern coast of England.
Their facilities provide care to elderly patients struggling with illnesses such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, as well as to younger patients with neurological and cognitive disabilities. The daily care ranges from assistance with small tasks like assistance with shopping for food, to extensive care like managing the needs of someone at the last stage of a terminal illness. The facilities and staff delivers comprehensive care. This includes physical, emotional, spiritual, and social care. They help each patient to live as full a life as possible.
The staff at Sussex Healthcare are skilled healthcare professionals that receive training and continuing education. Their staff includes physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, speech therapists, as well as those practicing alternative therapies like reflexology. The compensation and benefits given is competitive, which contributes to the high morale. Patients are provided with programs to stay active and connected, including leisure activities. State-of-the-art gyms are available to patients and experienced chefs are onboard to create delicious, healthy meals every day.
A variety of care settings are available, depending on the specific needs and condition of the patient. Dementia care is emphasized at facilities because of the large amount of aged population that suffer from it. Neurological care is provided at several facilities for patients with neurological and acquired brain-injury issues, such as Parkinson’s disease, and spinal cord injuries. There are facilities that provide care for autism and related conditions, for children amd young adults between 7 to 19 years of age. Other specialist adult care is available for patients with learning and physical development issues.
Respite Care is offered to give at-home caregivers much needed breaks from the stresses of caring for loved ones. Palliative care is available for chronically or terminally ill patients, with a compassionate approach to pain and end-of-life issues. Day care centers are provided to entertain and stimulate patients who live at home or in residential settings. Dental care is also available, from the area’s largest dental provider.
Visit sussexhealthcare.org for more details about Sussex Healthcare.