News & events

COVID-19 Update from CEO of the Active Care Group, Ruth Smith

As we move into a month-long national lockdown in England we wanted to reassure you that we continue to take all possible measures to reduce the risk of transmission of Coronavirus to our clients, patients, service users and our people. Throughout the pandemic we have complied with national and local guidance in relation to Covid-19.…

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Action for Brain Injury Week 2020

This week, 28th September – 4th October 2020 is Action for Brain Injury Week, organised by Headway, with the theme being memory loss. The aim of this year’s ABI Week is to raise awareness of the ways in which memory problems can affect brain injury survivors and their families. Brain Injury affects everyone differently and…

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Non-essential care home visits restricted

Until further notice, Christchurch Group will be implementing the restriction of all but essential visits to its Hunters Moor neuro specialist setting in Birmingham, in line with the latest Birmingham City Council and Government guidelines. This guidance confirms the priority is to continue to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission in care homes and prevent…

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COVID-19 Visitor Guidance Update

6th July 2020 Despite the recent relaxation seen across the country in terms of lockdown and social distancing, there are no changes being implemented in relation to visiting practices across the Active Care Group at this present time. As lockdown easements are underway, the Government is yet to provide guidance for the Adult Social Care…

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Dan Fox is Fundraising for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

Dan Fox, a Service User at Hunters Moor is doing a virtual cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, because they’ve saved his life. We think this is amazing, and are all very proud of Dan. Below is Dan’s inspiring story, to donate, please visit his Just Giving page here.…

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Coping with Coronavirus

Firstly, you are all doing a fantastic job in what is the most extraordinary of circumstances.  On behalf of everyone at Christchurch Group and all of our patients and families – THANK YOU!!  YOU ARE SUPERSTARS, EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU!!! Secondly, it’s worth keeping in mind that most people whom develop coronavirus will…

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Announcement for visitors to our services

As you are aware we are in unprecedented circumstances with the continuing spread of COVID-19 and as such have reviewed our visiting arrangements across all of our services. We understand how important it is for patients to receive visitors, however, we need to ensure the safety and well – being of all our patients. Therefore,…

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Ruth Smith speaks to CareTalk

Ruth Smith, our Chief Operating Officer has recently spoken to CareTalk, reflecting on a report published by Sue Ryder in March 2019 which estimated over 15,000 people with complex neurological conditions are living in general old-age care homes, and considering what 2020 may hold for these individuals and their families. To read the full article…

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Why Emilia Clarke inspires us – International Women’s Day

This week on Sunday the 8th March, it’s International Women’s Day!  A global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.  The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.  This year’s theme is #EachForEqual, celebrating women’s achievements and taking action for equality.  We’ve decided to celebrate International…

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