Nov 4th, 2013 - Four Seasons completes restructuring to focus on three business areas
Four Seasons has completed restructuring our organisation to focus on developing three distinct businesses in strategic areas, to be better positioned to meet the needs of the changing care markets. Our structure is:
These business divisions now each have their own senior management teams to ensure focus on their development and that they best meet the requirements of their respective customer groups. The recruitment of their respective CEOs is progressing well. We have reorganised our regional manager structures in line with the strategy.
Dr. Pete Calveley – who, as CEO of Four Seasons, has been one of the architects of the strategy to focus on these business areas - announced, in July, his intention to leave the company after seeing through this change. With the new organisation in place and in order to have a structured transition of leadership, giving clarity about the way forward, Pete Calveley will hand over to Ian Smith as Group CEO, additional to his role as Chairman, effective from 4 November until such time as the new business division CEOs are established in their positions. Pete Calveley will remain active in the business until his departure at a mutually agreed time and will continue to support Ian Smith in a number of initiatives on quality and compliance and our specialist dementia care service.
Ian Smith said: "On behalf of everyone in our organisation I want to thank Pete for his outstanding leadership that has seen Four Seasons transformed into the UK's largest independent care provider and a sector leader in higher dependency care services such as dementia, nursing and mental health care. The strategy we have put in place together with our owners Terra Firma has set the scene for a new and exciting chapter in the company's story. I look forward to working closely with our business teams through the next stage of the company's development and I am glad that I will be able to count on Pete's support and draw on his wisdom and insight until his departure."
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17 Dec 2017
Residents, relatives, the care team and local community have all been helping get Riverside View Care Home in Darlington in the festive spirit.
Claire Westmorland, Home Manager, said: “Firstly we want to thank the local Co-Op who raised a lovely £180 for our resident’s fund. This will go towards our Christmas entertainment. On behalf of everyone in the home I want to thank Co-Op for their kind donation.”
Christmas has definitely hit the home, as they all got ready for their Christmas raffle. Complete with their very own naughty elf.
Claire added: “I want to thank everyone who donated to our raffle. The monies raised will go towards providing special experiences for our residents over the festive period. Merry Christmas from everyone at Riverside View.”
16 Dec 2017
The team at Laurels Lodge Care Home in Woodside pulled out all the stops last week as they took part in Laurels Lodge has got talent.
It was an afternoon full of fun and laughter and the team were up for the challenge and showcased their talents amazingly.
Children from Donbank Nursery also joined the residents that day and they got involved and joined in dancing to the birdie song with the Marlene Smith, Personal Activities Leader. Relatives who came also joined in the dance and had a fun afternoon.
May Duncan said “this is great”! as she danced the birdie song.
Other relatives such as Lorna Graham and Irene Sivewright commented on how good the show was.
The headline acts included:
- Linda Mason (Deputy Manager) and Lynn Smith (Home Administrator) - ABBA
- Morag Leslie (SNCA) & Jenny Watt (Care Assistant) – as Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
- Rhodora Antiojo (Staff Nurse), Felix Mahinay (Care Assistant), Ewa Misztal (Care Assistant) & Arlene McGillivray (Care Assistant) as the Village People danced the YMCA music
- Nomeda Jackstienne (Cook) as Madonna
- Jolanta Nieckarz as Lady Gaga
- Marlene Smith (PAL) dressed up as Chicken
- Sheila Gesma (Home Manager) as the DJ
Marlene Smith, Personal Activities Leader, said: “The whole show was fabulous! The teachers from Donbank Nursery said to me that what we did was fantastic and they were very happy that the kids thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon. Sheila our manager was our DJ. It was also great to see relatives participating; it was indeed an afternoon full of fun and entertainment!”
16 Dec 2017
The Rookery Care Home has been fundraising to get some new activity equipment to provide special experiences for those in their care.
Susan Dyke, a member of the team made a big sacrifice and as a result raised over £400 for the cause.
Gail Llewelyn, Home Manager, said: “Sue decided she’s cut her hair off for the cause. She used to have hair that would rival Rapunzel and had never been to a hairdresser, so to have it cut off into a pixie style was a big deal for her. On behalf of everyone at The Rookery I want to say thank you!”
15 Dec 2017
The team at The Sycamore and Poplars Care Home in Mansfield celebrated a huge 120 years’ worth of experience last week, as 5 team members received long service awards.
Karen Gilbert, Home Manager presented the7 team members with their Long Service Certificates and gifts as a thank you for their continued dedication and hard work.
Karen said: “It was a pleasure presenting the team with their awards. I want to say massive congratulations to them all for their continued dedication and hard work. They’re all thought of very highly here in the Sycamore and Poplars by the rest of the team, the residents and their relatives.”
Are you looking for a care home in Mansfield? The Sycamore and Poplars Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care and end of life/palliative care.