Dementia care provider recruits 250 more staff

Vida Healthcare said it has recruited 252 care w0rkers over the past year.

The specialist provider, which launched a dedicated training centre, the Vida Healthcare Academy, in Harrogate in September, said  it is investing in innovative techniques and technologies to provide the latest in dementia care training, including simulation equipment for clinical skills training.

The firm operates three care homes in Harrogate.

James Rycroft, managing director at Vida Healthcare, said: “We’re thrilled to have welcomed more than 250 new recruits to the Vida team since the start of last year, which is testament to our positive working environment and the significant professional growth and development opportunities we offer as a business.

“We’re not only passionate about highlighting the fantastic career opportunities available within the social care sector, but are also dedicated to providing the very best in specialist, person-centred dementia care here at Vida. This commitment has led to all three of our specialist care homes being rated Outstanding by the CQC, which is a truly fantastic achievement and something that the entire Vida team is incredibly proud of.

“As we look to the future, our mission remains to build our team of caring and understanding care workers further, in order to ensure we can continue to provide our residents with the very best in compassionate, dignified care to help improve their wellbeing and quality of life.”