Topping off a fantastic first year, residents, family and the staff of Silk Healthcare’s 84-bedroom care home in Colne, Lancashire took time to reflect on the year they have had as they celebrated the first anniversary party guests were treated to champagne and a buffet as well as music from Lengends own Lee Stevens.
Commenting on the celebrations, home manager Joanne Shapcott said “after a busy first year we thought it only right to take a moment to reflect on the journey we have taken and have some fun celebrating this milestone. We have a strong and committed team here at Belvedere Manor who enable our residents on short breaks and long term care to have fun and enjoy life.”
Activity Manager Tony Grundy said “The first year anniversary is a very exciting milestone for us. We’re lucky to have had so many lovely residents who chose to make Belvedere Manor their home in the past year. The party was a big thank you to the residents, their relatives and also to the rest of the team who provide the best possible care all year round.” Tony presented flowers to Belvedere’s Home Manager Joanne Shapcott and Silk Healthcare’s Area Manager Josie Greveson.
More recently Belvedere Manor was given the seal of approval by national care watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC report commended the Belvedere Manor team on meeting the government’s five national standards of quality and safety and awarded them ‘Good’ in every area. They reviewed areas at the home including how safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led it is. To see the CQC inspection report for Belvedere Manor visit the CQC website http://www.cqc.org.uk/location/1-1728928245
Silk Healthcare is fast gaining a reputation as the care provider of choice for those looking for care services tailored to the clients needs, and for an environment that looks and feels like a home from home. Since Belvedere Manor opened its doors in 2015 it has received referrals from Lancashire health & social trusts, as well as self funded guests. It has been home to many residents for short breaks and long term care, at the purpose built home.
The success of Belvedere Manor has also been positive news for local jobseekers in the healthcare sector and to have reached 75 employees going up to 100 over the coming months is a notable figure. The sister home Heather Grange in Burnley 90 employs staff.
Christine Walters, Director for Silk Healthcare said “The fact that Silk Healthcare homes are run by local owners is a big plus for the residents and their families, and the standard of care and accommodation is reflected in the fact that the home is filling up fast. We have plans to grow the business with a further care home planned for Stainton in Middlesbrough, which we are currently working on.”