Sussex Healthcare is a group of interconnected and independent facilities and support services in Horsham, the United Kingdom for adults and elderly people with disabilities. Since it was founded, over two decades ago, Sussex Healthcare houses people who need elderly care, neurological care and dementia care. It now has 20 homes where it extends its services including day-care facilities and a state-of-the-art gym, and 500 employees including specialists.
Sussex Healthcare bases services on a philosophy that everyone deserves equal and continued access to recreation, social and leisure activities. The residential areas have staff and chefs who prepare nutritious food for everyone including those with dietary needs.
Sussex Healthcare has been headed by Shafik Sachedina, a professional dentist trained in Southwark’s Guy’s Hospital and Shiraz Boghani, experienced in the Hospitality Industry.
Shafik Sachedina was born in Tanzania. He graduated in 1975 from the University of London’s Dental School. Shafik is a member of the Aga Khan development Network Committee and a member of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum.
Shiraz Boghani was born in Kenya. He worked as an accountant at Thompson McLintock & Co. in the United Kingdom in 1969. Boghani is a Resource Development Convener for Aga Khan University and is also a member of the Ismaili community. He has worked at Sussex for the past two decades and has been in the industry of hospitality for three decades.
In March 2018, SHC found a Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Amanda Morgan-Taylor, who is professionally experienced in healthcare. Amanda worked as a nurse at first then rose through the ranks through her own tireless effort. She has been a part of leadership in various places including the Embrace Group, Craegmoor healthcare. Amanda focuses on caring for people with cognitive development issues and also the elderly, which is the basis of her career.
SHC has several board members including policy advisors like Mr Catchpole professor Bosanquet. It also has a head of marketing, Corrine Wallace.
SHC has its own training academy where it trains its employees, in Warnham, West Sussex. It, in addition, aids its employees in furthering their studies.
Types of Care
SHC provides various types of care including; care for old people, specialist adult care, dementia and neurological care and PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities) care.
For details: www.shc-audiology.co.uk/