Sussex Healthcare has been providing care for their elderly residents since 1985. They have become one of the most well-respected care home networks with 15 facilities in the UK. Over the years the company has made it it’s mission to provide top notch quality healthcare to their clients. They also develop care plans that address physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.
Staff members, who are experts in PMLD, dementia, elder care and neurological conditions help to meet the needs of the patients they are caring for. Treating everyone with compassion, respect and dignity are all the qualities that Sussex looks for in it’s staff members. Ever since Sussex Healthcare has been in operation they have achieved many awards for clinical excellence. Sussex also earned dual accreditation in the process, the ISO 9000:2000 accreditation and the Investors in People Accolade.
Not long-ago Sussex Healthcare opened the doors to a new gym for their residents. Some amenities the gym has are stationary bikes, elliptical trainers, free weights, pool, treadmill and medicine balls. Residents also have access to a hot tub which is shown to stimulate the release of endorphins, reduce soreness and stress as well as increase norepinephrine production. Learn more about Sussex Healthcare at Bloomberg.
Here are a few highlights of the Sussex Healthcare gym:
- Group Sessions
Participating in group sessions have numerous benefits that help residents master different types of exercises. Being involved in group sessions can increase the number of endorphins released in the brain, which reduces stress. Recent studies have shown that group sessions encourage an individual to perform more repetitions.
- Achieving Goals
Trained and experienced fitness trainers are readily available to assist residents with their workout routine. The expert will try to determine the needs of the individual and create a long-term fitness plan. The fitness trainer can also give helpful tips on nutrition as well.
Swimming classes are available to the residents. The swimming pools have a controllable current which helps the participants to improve endurance and flexibility. The pool is even equipped with an underwater treadmill that can improve the strength in the quads, abs, calves and hamstrings.