Spreading kindness for Mental Health Awareness Week

The team and residents at Huntercombe Sherwood did an amazing job spreading kindness during Mental Health Awareness Week.  As the theme of the week was ‘kindness’, our Communications Champion, Ella made an ‘Acts of Kindness’ box for all staff and residents to use so people could share any…

Huntercombe award winners at Sherwood

On Thursday 25th July we held our local Huntercombe Hero award ceremony at Huntercombe Centre Sherwood.  We gave out 17 awards to both residents and staff.   Michelle Rope, Molly Ellis-Scafe, Lucy Stafford, Sophie Weatherson, Sharon Haney, Donald McCauley and Lauren Burgin were the winners of the Huntercombe values…

Huntercombe Sherwood receives “outstanding” rating for going the ‘extra mile’ for residents

Huntercombe Sherwood in Nottingham cares for adults with learning disabilities and mental health conditions. The centre has received praise for its ‘exceptionally kind and person-centered support’ from the Care Quality Commission (the body that inspects and regulates the quality of care in England) following an inspection of its…

Welcome to Maddie!

We’ve recently welcomed our new pet rabbit Maddie to the centre – she is 3 months old and her breed is a Dutch mix. As a therapeutic pet for our Residents we hope to have small sessions each day where they can hold her and pet her and…

Understanding the difference between mental health issues and learning disabilities

Yet understanding exactly what the issue is marks the first step towards personalised treatment strategies that recognise the enormous complexity of mental illness and the uniqueness of every patient. The same goes for learning disabilities, an area that shares certain characteristics, such as, channels for diagnosis and management,…

Sherwood Huntercombe Hero

Sherwood staff appreciation day

The centre held a staff appreciation day – all staff received a personal invite, card of thanks, a THG Pen and a medal!   Huntercombe heroes were awarded for outstanding work and we all had a dance and a sing on the karaoke, not to mention a beautiful buffet…

Marley Mondays at Sherwood