Equilibrium has restored the balance for Mosten Grange

Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

In the last few years there has been a focus on the closure of care homes, but Moston Grange, a care home for younger people staved off closure by becoming part of a new company ­ Equilibrium Health Care. The 64-bed home, in Manchester, provides nursing care for adults under 65 years with various forms of dementia. Eighteen months ago it was facing closure due to financial restraints and low occupancy. That has changed and an experienced management team has been recruited to challenge preconceived ideas and seek alternative methods of solving problem issues. Equilibrium said some of the initiatives included optioning out of the normal fees structures and introducing alternative methods of organising the home, including a person-centred philosophy of care. “The home now demonstrates that adults with dementia can lead fulfilled lives, with a continuing integration into the local community,” says the company. Equilibrium Health Care operates another care home and an independent hospital, both in Manchester and

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