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Urgent appeal for the return of community healthcare equipment

Can you help us? We’re making an urgent appeal to our service users: if you have any of our community healthcare equipment you no longer need, please complete the form below, to arrange for it to be collected. Our collections are free and contactless, where possible, we will pick up from outside people’s homes to ensure everybody stays safe. Due to shortages, our priority is to collect community beds, mattresses, commodes, bath lifts, shower chairs, toilet surrounds, patient turning equipment, hoists and slings. This equipment is loaned on behalf of the NHS and social care teams when people leave hospital or after a period of illness, to help them stay safe at home and retain their independence. At present, we have ample stocks of smaller...

Coronavirus information

We’ll always act in the best interests of the people who use or work within our services; therefore while we aim to continue to deliver our services as business as usual, we’ll balance this with our responsibility to ensure that the safety of our service users and colleagues is maintained.  Our pandemic management team continue to review the latest government guidance and information (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public) and update our plans, to ensure we’re aligned to the latest position. If you’re one of our service users and have returned from one of the countries affected with Coronavirus (as listed on the government website) within the last 14 days or had contact with somebody with Coronavirus and has a cough, fever or shortness of breath, in addition to calling 111,...

Personal Wheelchair Budget options to Kent and Medway service users

Millbrook Healthcare are planning to introduce Personal Wheelchair Budget options to Kent and Medway service users in early 2020. We would welcome the opportunity to meet with service users to share details of the scheme and gain your input into the development of information (such as leaflets, posters, questions and answers etc) for service users. If you would be interested in supporting this work please contact Tamsin Flint and Sarah Forster in the Wheelchair Service Commissioning Team via tccg.wheelchairs@nhs.net or by phoning 03000 424 611.

Millbrook Health care supports Plymouth council’s star awards

On Saturday 14th September Millbrook Healthcare supported Plymouth Council and attended their annual star awards. Seven of our colleagues attended the event: Matt Anning, Clinical Lead; Becky O’Donovan and Claire Rodgers, Occupational Therapists; Michael Winchester, Mandy Sneap and Mollie Pearce, Customer Services Co-Ordinators and Julian Arnold, Trusted Assessor. We’ve supported these awards every year and we’d like to pass on our congratulations to everyone who was nominated in the awards that were given out in the following categories: Apprentice of the year; Children and Young Person’s Social Worker Award; Colleague of the Year Award; Customer Service Award; Leadership Award, Partner’s Star Award; PCC’s Values Award; School Staff Star Award; Service Teamwork, Attitude and Reliability (STAR) Award; Talent and Innovation Award; Team Award and the Ian...

Millbrook Healthcare is proud to support the armed forces

We’re proud to have signed up to the Armed Force Covenant to support those who serve, or have served in the military, and their families. Our armed forces sacrifice some civilian freedoms, face danger and sometimes suffer injury or death because of their duty, and so we believe that they deserve respect, support and fair treatment. By signing up to the covenant we’ve made a commitment to ensure that no member of the armed forces is disadvantaged as part of our service and in some situations, we may provide special treatment. Phil Campling, Chief Executive Officer, said: “I’m pleased that we’ve signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant, to demonstrate our commitment to be a forces-friendly organisation. “What this means is that we will support...

KENT STATEMENT

Millbrook Healthcare’s partnership with Cairngorm Capital and the provision of services in Kent London and Southampton, 25 July 2019: There have been a number of factual inaccuracies in the reporting of Millbrook Healthcare’s partnership with Cairngorm Capital, that we would like to correct. With the retirement of Colin Croll, the ownership of Millbrook Healthcare and its subsidiaries has transferred to the Millbrook Executive Management team and Cairngorm Capital. As such, the Millbrook management team continues to lead the business, with the strategic and investment support provided by Cairngorm Capital, to provide the highest quality service and care for all of our service users.  Aside from the statutory requirement to notify all of our commissioners of this change, all other aspects regarding our provision of wheelchair services...

CAIRNGORM ACQUIRES MILLBROOK HEALTHCARE

We are delighted to announce that Millbrook Healthcare has entered into a partnership with Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP. The health and social care sectors are undergoing considerable change – this partnership will enable us to prepare for this, extend our range of services and most importantly, help us to improve our customers’ and service users’ experience.

Community equipment becomes even more accessible to local residents

Local residents had the honour of meeting Peter Hull MBE, when he opened a new Millbrook Healthcare community equipment shop in Southampton earlier today. Peter Hull MBE was joined by Paul Frampton from Southampton City Council and Phillip Campling from Millbrook Healthcare to open a new retail shop, which serves the local community, selling equipment to assist and aid independent living. The shop, which is a first for the community, is now open Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.00pm and offers free parking and free disabled parking. It’s located in Bitterne, just off Bitterne Road West in the Centurion Business Park. Paul Frampton, Southampton City Council/Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group said: “I’m really pleased to be able to offer a service like this to local...
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