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Here you will find our industry and company news as well as tips and advice on various mental health conditions. We share resident videos and downloadable resources which tell you a little more about us. This page is also dedicated to ‘Home Life’ so you can keep up-to-date with all of the activities and events from our services.

  • Residents at Helena’s House welcome Amber, the pet therapy dog | Animal assisted mental health recovery

    Residents at Helena’s House enjoyed some quality time with Amber, a qualified pet therapy dog this week. Research indicates that therapy dogs provide comfort in moments of distress, and help to rebuild self-esteem. Evidence also suggests that petting or stroking…

  • Glen Garth House | Children in Need Fundraisers of the Year 2019

    Each year our services take part in a friendly competition to become Northern Healthcare's Children in Need Fundraisers of the Year 2019. Each service hosts a number of activities to raise funds and awareness for this extremely worth cause! This…

  • Northern Healthcare announces community initiative Northern Soul

      Northern Healthcare support people who are on the pathway to recovery and who have mental health challenges. We help them realise their potential and regain their independence in order to become an active member of society again. Often a…

  • The Northern Healthcare Team are Supporting Mental Health Awareness Week 

    It is clear to see the impact COVID-19 is having, and will continue to have, on people’s wellbeing and mental health, especially for those with an existing mental health diagnosis. Unfortunately, the number of people who are suffering with their…

  • Grainger House’s Jodie Langley crowned Support Worker of the Year 2019

    This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic the Northern Healthcare Award winners are being crowned digitally. Jodie Langley from Grainger House was recognised as an individual who goes the extra mile to make a difference to the daily lives of those…

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    Amy Johnson House | New enhanced supported living service now open in Hull

    Northern Healthcare have now opened a new service in Hull city centre, providing enhanced supported living accommodation for people with mental health problems, autism, brain injury and learning disabilities. Amy Johnson House can accommodate up to 18 people in single…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    How to incorporate ‘self-care’ into your daily routine

    We all lead busy lives and sometimes finding the time to look after yourself can be difficult. Some self-care methods can be time-consuming and hard to incorporate into our hectic day-to-day lives. Here are five small changes you can make…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    Some self-care tips for anxiety…

    Anxiety disorders are an extremely common form of mental health problems. According to a recent study, 1 in 10 people are likely to have a ‘disabling anxiety disorder’ at some stage in their life. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and depression…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    Is coffee making your anxiety worse?

    How caffeine intake could be linked to your mental health Brown, bitter and a staple of homes and the high-street alike, coffee has permeated modern day-to-day life. From office workers to overworked parents, coffee culture has turned the beverage into…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    How drama therapy can assist with mental health recovery

    The Benefits of Drama Therapy Drama has commonly been used as a form of therapy since the 18th century. Mental health hospitals used it as a way for patients to explore their own psychoses by developing their own plays. It…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    Utilising Arts & Crafts for Mental Health

    Whilst the number of different therapies for mental health problems is always growing, there is still an outcry for more holistic therapies. Over the past few years mass studies have shown that therapies including arts, dance, music and drama have…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    How exercise helps improve your mental health

    Regular exercise can play a pivotal role in improving mental health, for a number of different reasons. According to experts, exercise releases chemicals in your brain calls endorphins which help to trigger positive feelings in your body and promote happiness. …

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    Mental Health Tips & Advice

    The Importance of Talking About Mental Health

    Mental health is a subject that has been kept in the dark for far too long. With one in four adults in the UK experiencing mental illness, this is not an area that affects a small percentage of people. For…

  • Mental Health Awareness

    How does stress affect our mental health?

    Mental health problems can stem from a range of different factors from physical causes such as if you have had an injury, a change in your personal circumstances or it can even be hereditary. There is a long list of…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    Why the language surrounding mental health matters

    We all know someone who constantly refers to themselves as “going psycho” or ‘feeling a bit OCD’ – which may seem to be a harmless comment at first, but this type of language can hinder the support people with these…

  • Mental Health Awareness

    Exploring the loneliness epidemic with mental health…

    17th – 21th June marked Loneliness Awareness Week and we thought this would be a very relevant time to look at the loneliness epidemic in more detail. Whilst loneliness and social isolation has been a concern for many years, awareness…

  • Mental Health Awareness

    Everything You Need To Know About Modern-Day Mental Health

    On average one adult in six has a mental health disorder – therefore, it has never been more important to bring mental health awareness to the forefront of people’s minds. It is important to understand the changes in how mental…

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    Mental Health Tips & Advice

    The Benefits of Occupational Therapy

    Nobody can deny that the role of occupational therapy is essential in a person's social and mental recovery. Through multiple different methods, occupational therapists help people of all ages to improve their abilities to perform day-to-day tasks. Occupational therapists work…

  • Mental Health Awareness

    See what our residents got up to during Mental Health Awareness Week!

    Mental health awareness throughout the UK is becoming more and more prominent, evidenced by the success of this year’s mental health awareness week. Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, this year’s theme surrounded body image and how people feel about…

  • Northern Healthcare Company News

    Northern Healthcare Awarded “Most Anticipated Residential Healthcare Development Project”…

    CONGRATULATIONS! Northern Healthcare’s new service ‘Garth Lodge’ has been awarded accreditation from the BUILD Architecture Awards 2019, winning the “Most Anticipated Residential Healthcare Development Project”. Garth Lodge commenced in April 2019 and has been the first new build from Northern…

  • Northern Healthcare Company News

    Looking To Make A Referral? Here’s How!

    Supported living facilities can plan an important part in the recovery journey for some individuals with a mental health diagnosis or learning disability. We focus on recovery, these services can help individuals develop skills to become more independent therefore improving…

  • Mental Health Tips & Advice

    What To Consider When Making A Referral

    Here at Northern Healthcare, we understand the importance of housing patients in the perfect accommodation suited for their needs – as this can play an integral part in their overall recovery. With every person being different, it is important to…

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    Northern Healthcare Company News

    Northern Healthcare Building Finalists for Building Excellence Awards!

    One of Northern Healthcare’s Manchester based supported living schemes has been nominated for three awards in the LABC North West Building Excellence Awards 2019. What is now known as the vibrant Montgomery House in Radcliffe, was once a commercial office…

  • Northern Healthcare Company News

    Northern Healthcare Achieve Investors In People Silver Status

    Northern Healthcare are excited to announce that they have achieved Investors in People Silver, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.   Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Northern Healthcare, Investors…

  • Events, Northern Healthcare Company News

    Northern Healthcare Conference 2018

    Northern Healthcare are excited to announce and confirm details for our annual conference 2018. The conference will be held at Leeds City Museum on the 6th November 2018. This year the conference will focus this year on the economic impact…

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    Northern Healthcare Company News

    Northern Healthcare Achieve CQC Registration

    Northern Healthcare have achieved registration with the Care Quality Comission (CQC). The registration covers treatment of disease, disorder or injury & personal care. The registration allows another level of confidence in the services that Northern Healthcare provides and is part…

  • Northern Healthcare Company News

    Northern Healthcare announce new Clinical Director

    Northern Healthcare is pleased to announce that Kelly Winstanley has been appointed as Clinical Director for Northern Healthcare Ltd. Kelly is an Occupational Therapist. She has worked in mental health services throughout her career both in the private sector and…

  • Northern Healthcare Company News

    Children in Need

    Staff and residents at both Mary Seacole House, Westhoughton and Glen Garth House, Barrow-In-Furness are full steam ahead for Children in Need 2017. On go the Pudsey onesies and ears and a number of fundraising acts. It’s all part of…

  • Northern Healthcare Company News

    Northern Healthcare “packs a punch” with inaugural conference

    Northern Healthcare are celebrating the overwhelming success of their first conference. The conference was structured to address the issues present in the Mental Healthcare industry, the levels of step down care available, current obstacles and ways it needs to be…

  • Northern Healthcare Company News

    Bolton and Bury Business Awards 2017 – Finalists

    We are lucky enough to have been shortlisted to finalists for the Bolton and Bury Business Awards 2017. We have been nominated in the start-up business of the year category alongside some stiff competition!  We have found the community of…

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    Northern Healthcare Company News

    Mary Seacole House Grand Opening

    On Friday 7th March Northern Healthcare’s new unit, Mary Seacole House held its Grand Opening Day event. The event was attended by nearly 100 guests including service users, bed managers, commissioners and special guest, the  MP for Bolton West –…

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