Eden House Training

We are delighted to have held our first training day at our newly opened facility, Eden House in Dawlish. This bespoke centre will be providing training for all Southern Healthcare employees and residential courses for other care home staff across the country in Eden UK and other person-centered philosophies, such as the Butterfly and Dragonfly … Read more

Dawlish Care Home Praised By CQC

care quality commission

A Dawlish care home has been praised by the Care Quality Commission for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Sefton Hall provides personal and nursing care and currently has 44 residents. It is one of four homes in Devon owned by Southern Healthcare. It has previously been rated Outstanding by the CQC and has won … Read more

Slavic Celebrations at Plymouth Care Home

Slavic food

Residents at a Plymouth care home enjoyed a taste of eastern European life to mark World Diversity Day. The award-winning activities team at Parkwood House arranged a Slavic party, with food, music and cultural insights from Poland, Slovakia and Bulgaria. Parkwood Manager, Lorna Smith, said: “I have the privilege to work with such a committed … Read more

Miniature Horses Delight Care Home Residents

resident and Margot with miniature horse

Residents at a leading group of Devon care homes have been enjoying some equine therapy. Margot Whittaker, the Director of Nursing at the Southern Healthcare group, runs a miniature horse stud and has been taking some of the cute creatures on tour – starting with the Old Rectory in Exeter. She said: “It was the … Read more

Festive Fun at East Devon Care Home, The Seaton

Seaton staff at Christmas extravaganza

The Seaton nursing home held an outdoor Christmas extravaganza for residents and guests – complete with Santa, snow and even a visit from ‘The Grinch.’ Staff dressed up as elves with the home’s maintenance man, Bryan Gasson, taking on the role of Father Christmas to hand out presents to the children in attendance. Another team … Read more