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We’ve Achieved A Silver Award for Better Health at Work!



We are delighted to start 2019 on a high and tell you that we’ve achieved a Silver Better Health at Work Award!

The Better Health at Work Award recognises the efforts of employers in the North East in addressing health issues within the workplace and putting in place positive initiatives to promote healthy lifestyles that’s aimed at improving employee health.

The Silver accreditation follows our Bronze award last year and focuses on a more holistic view of the workplace and the health-related policies that are introduced. To achieve Silver level, our management staff and Better Health at Work Advocates have worked hard to develop schemes that give the whole team opportunity to improve their health while at work.

Talking about the Silver award our General Manager, Loraine Brunton, said: “The senior management team and Better Health at Work Advocates have worked extremely hard in achieving our Better Health at Work Silver award and I am so very proud of them! There’s been lots going on in the last year including a Bike to Work scheme, informative and engaged talks on physical health such as cancer screening awareness as well as mental health – hypnotherapist Andrew Flounders of Watson House in Morpeth provided a talk to staff about stress and anxiety management and staff were offered the opportunity to attend one to one sessions with Andrew.

Staff also participated in sponsored walks such as ‘Run For Care’ and the North East Memory Walk to help improve personal fitness while raising funds for worthy causes. Literature was also updated in staff rooms, with advice provided on healthy living menus, mental health, cancer prevention, dealing with suicide, managing alcohol intake, stopping smoking and holistic healthy living.

Loraine added: “Huge credit to the staff at Cramlington House and West Farm who have reacted so positively to our new initiatives and helped us reach the Silver level. We are now focused on going for gold as 2019 unfolds!”


What people are saying

  • "I am very pleased with how my mother has settled in and generally how supportive and caring the staff are. This has given us peace of mind knowing that she is safe & well looked after. Thank you."

  • "Our mum has been a resident at Cramlington House for over a year and we have nothing but praise for the friendly, approachable staff and management. We always feel like part of an extended family and when we visit nothing is too much bother. We are completely happy with the standard of care, support and understanding we all receive as a family."

  • "From the first day, I knew it was the place for my mum. Clean, friendly staff, lovely environment! My mum would not get the opportunity to do the activities she is experiencing if she was not in Cramlington House. It is home from home and we can visit anytime. I can't say enough of how great Cramlington House is. "

  • "This is an absolutely superb care facility. The staff say that this is the home of the residents, in which they work - and they evidence that philosophy every day. In the last months of our mother's long life, we took comfort form the fact that she was safe and secure, being well-fed and looked after. The entire care team are brilliant. "

  • "All the staff at West Farm have provided such wonderful care, compassion and support to my auntie. We both feel incredibly lucky to have found West Farm, it’s been the perfect home for my auntie. I can honestly say, hand on heart, every aspect of the care provided by each member of staff at West Farm has been outstanding."