Sussex Healthcare, primarily based in the United Kingdom, is an independent Healthcare Service company providing care homes and support services. The first facility opened in 1985 and has been growing since. The range of services offered focus on the care of elderly adults that are in need of specialized assistance. Sussex Healthcare was founded by Shiraz Boghani and Shafik Sachedina. Boghani has a background in hospitality, whereas Sachedina’s is in the medical field. In March 2018 Sussex appointed Amanda Morgan-Taylor as the Chief Executive Officer. Her background is in the healthcare field with many years of mental health nursing experience. She has also previously held a number of leadership roles in the healthcare industry.This background, along with Boghani and Sachedina’s, has been essential in creating this adult care network.
Today more than 20 facilities operate under the Sussex Healthcare umbrella. The company specializes in operating live-in facilities for those suffering with dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, along with younger adults with neurological disabilities. They have a skilled care-giving staff and support team trained to cater to all who call Sussex Healthcare home.
This organization attracts staff that have the same passion and empathy as its leaders. Sussex is committed to continued training, even operating its own in-house training program at its headquarters in West Sussex. They promote continued education by supporting nurse apprenticeships and courses on management. Being a staff member at Sussex means a competitive salary, benefits, pension program, reduced rates on accommodations, meals, paid time off and advancement opportunities.
There is a number of different types of care they provide at Sussex. The philosophy is to provide physical, emotional, spiritual and social care. All of the facilities include programs for residents to stay active and engaged, including activity based on the residents interest. They also have skilled chefs and staff who create meals daily for specific dietary needs. Sussex Healthcare’s goal is for their residents to live full meaningful lives.