Swallowing Awareness Day highlights how dysphagia can affect people’s lives and how speech and language therapy can help transform negative experiences into positive ones.   There are many conditions that can affect a person’s ability to swallow but it is our belief that every individual should have the support enabling them to eat and drink safely.  
Date 14 Mar 2018 Categories Christchurch Group
We are delighted to announce that Christchurch Group has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Health Investor Awards, which will take place in June in London. We have been selected in the category “Complex Care Provider of the Year” and are in the running alongside 5 other companies to win the award. We have been shortlisted a couple of times before and last won this category in 2012. We’ll keep you posted! To find out more about the awards, please click here.     
Date 26 Feb 2018 Categories Christchurch Group
The MP for Lincoln took a tour of The Laurels on February 9th, before talking with service users and learning all about why the centre was awarded with the prestigious recognition. Sue Houston, Registered Manager, commented: “It was a pleasure to receive a visit from MP Karen Lee and our service users were only too eager to talk to her about what they love most about The Laurels. As part of the celebrations, the MP joined everyone for lunch and was invited to take a tour around The Laurels to meet the team of care staff and to find out more about the services they offer.
Date 26 Feb 2018 Categories Christchurch Group
This interview, with CEO Richard McKenzie, was published in February's Healthcare Business magazine: Brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide; approximately one million people live with an Acquired Brain Injury in the UK.  Specialist neurorehabilitation services play a vital role in the management of patients admitted to hospital by taking them after their immediate medical and surgical needs have been met, maximising their recovery and supporting safe transition back to the community. 
Date 9 Feb 2018 Categories Christchurch Group