News & events
Glenside response to CQC reports [retracted]

Glenside Manor Healthcare Services revised response to latest CQC inspections and reports [retracted]   Following our news release published online on 17 January 2019, we will be issuing a revised news release shortly to encompass inspection activity on our hospital units.

Glenside’s annual conference proves to be a hit with health professionals

6 July 2018 – Glenside’s eighth annual conference took place on 5th July and proved be another great event.

Shining a spotlight on safeguarding and raising awareness

21 May 2018 – Safeguarding is everyone’s business – last week everybody at Glenside participated to raise awareness and promote safer services.

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Raphael Hospital featured on BBC Two (My Amazing Brain)

06 February 2018 – Our sister site, The Raphael Hospital, was featured in the BBC Two Horizon Programme: My Amazing Brain – Richard’s War.

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Fun Day marked with cheque presentation to Headway Salisbury and South Wilts

21 August 2017  The recent Fun Day at Glenside raised £1,336.81 for Headway Salisbury and South Wiltshire, the local branch of the national brain

Glenside’s Bric a Brac sale raised money for Huntington’s Disease Association

21 August 2017  Glenside staff organised a “Bric A Brac” sale in The Maltings in Salisbury, raising funds of £136.33 for The Huntington’s Disease Association (HDA).

Furniture Restoration project coming along!

21 August 2017  Glenside’s Furniture Restoration club has now got a new piece of kit to move things forward – an electric sander! Here is Jock in action. Much easier than the previous hand sanding option. Service users who get involved

Scarecrow Competition Winners!

21 August 2017  All exhibits for the Scarecrow competition at the Glenside Garden Party have now been judged. Glenside staff and service users and their families guessed who each scarecrow represented, and enjoyed the craft stalls and other activities

Mandy’s Marathon a Month Challenge

21 August 2017  Since April, Mandy Davin has been raising funds and getting fit by running a marathon a month. She has already managed to raise over £500 for two charities. If you wish to sponsor Mandy and support her fund raising

Glenside Farnborough awarded Silver for “Most Unusual Planted Container”

21 August 2017  Staff and service users at Glenside Farnborough were delighted to have won two prizes for their submissions in the Rushmoor in Bloom competition this year.

Glenside Staff raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

21 August 2017  Staff from Glenside hosted a coffee and cake morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 26th September. Staff, service users and their families raised

Glenside Staff join BAPTWD fund raising

Glenside staff supported Spire FM’s “Bring a Pound to Work Day” for The Stars Appeal’s Breast Cancer Unit Campaign. Staff coordinators, Sophie and Carol, managed to collect £110 in donations from staff and service users alike.    

Mandy’s Marathon a Month Update

21 August 2017  Since April, Mandy Davin who works at Glenside, has been raising funds and getting fit by running a marathon a month. She has already managed to raise

Mandy’s MDS Ultramarathon

21 August 2017  Mandy Davin has been raising funds and getting fit by running a marathon a month for the past twelve months. She has already managed to raise over £500 for two charities

Mandy’s Marathon des Sables Challenge starts Easter Sunday

21 August 2017  Mandy is finalising preparations for her Marathon des Sables challenge starting on Easter Sunday. This race covers 170 miles in extreme 50 degree heat over six days,

Positive Feedback from Service Users and their Families

21 August 2017  As a provider of healthcare, everything Glenside does is for the benefit of the people who use our services. It is therefore important that we take into account the opinions

Glenside service users enjoy an Indian curry evening

21 August 2017  Glenside patients from the Hospital behavioural and rehabilitation units, together with service users from several of the different nursing homes

Glenside staff feature in the new Salisbury bus recruitment campaign

21 August 2017  Look out for the smiling faces of Glenside staff on the Salisbury buses from Monday 22nd June. This campaign is all about hiring high quality experienced

Glenside service users enjoyed a recent trip to “Supercar” Wilton

21 August 2017  A group of Glenside service users and staff recently enjoyed a day trip to the Wilton Classic and Supercar event, celebrating the World’s

Positive CQC report for Glenside

21 August 2017  Following an inspection carried out in February 2015, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has identified and reported on the many positive aspects related to the quality

National Audit Office Report published regarding Services for People with Neurological Conditions

21 August 2017  A report published by the National Audit Office has found that progress has been mixed in terms of implementing

Garden Party held at Glenside enjoyed by Service Users

21 August 2017  Glenside staff from Newton House and Pembroke Lodge, organised a Garden Party for service users and their friends and families.

Glenside selected as finalist for two Laing Buisson Awards 2015

21 August 2017  Glenside is delighted to be able to announce that two of its services have been selected as a finalist for the national Laing Buisson Awards 2015.

Glenside support Macmillan Coffee Morning for the third year running

21 August 2017  Staff from Glenside hosted a coffee and cake morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Thursday 17th September in advance of the main

Glenside supporting Spire Fm’s Bring a Pound to Work Day

Glenside is supporting Spire FM’s “Bring a Pound to Work Day” (BAPTWD) again, helping to raise funds for the third year for this worthy cause.

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21 August 2017  Glenside staff supported “Bring a Pound to Work Day”, raising money for the Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal charity for the third year running.

Garden Party Raises £360 for Headway Salisbury & South Wilts

21 August 2017  Glenside Newton House staff and service users organised a Garden Party for other service users and their friends and families, raising a total of £360

Laing Buisson Awards evening

22 September 2017  Glenside was shortlisted as a finalist for two Laing Buisson Awards and attended the awards presentation gala Dinner yesterday evening at The Lancaster Hotel in London.

Glenside Art Club creates Festive display

25 September 2017  The Glenside service user art club has created a beautiful felt Christmas tree which is on display for everyone to see in the on site coffee shop.

Glenside raises funds for ITV Text Santa Appeal

Glenside staff wear their festive Christmas Jumpers to raise funds for the “ITV Text Santa” charities: MacMillan Cancer Support, Make a Wish and Save the Children.    

Positive CQC Inspection for Glenside Farnborough

20 October 2017  Following an inspection carried out in November 2015, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has identified and reported on the many positive aspects

Ginger Bread House made to say “Thank You”

21 August 2017  This stunning Ginger Bread House was given to the Glenside Hospital neuro behavioural unit staff team by one of the service user’s families

Kennet Christmas Party

21 August 2017  The Kennet staff and service users, joined by members of their families, enjoyed a special Christmas Party, entertained by a group of singers from the Salisbury Community Choir.

Star Service for Quality Excellence Award

12 July 2017  The newly introduced “Star Service for Quality Excellence Award” is given out monthly to a person or service which has:

Glenside teams take on War of the Works

21 August 2017  Tensions have been rising at Glenside, South Newton, over the past few weeks, as the Laundry and Maintenance teams have decided to

Glenside attends Salisbury Journal Jobs Fair

21 August 2017  Glenside took a stand at the recent Salisbury Journal jobs fair in the Guildhall Square to discuss career opportunities with attendees and

Salisbury site open day

15 October 2017  Glenside Salisbury is opening its doors on Wednesday 11th May at 2.00pm to health professionals or case managers looking for placement

Glenside celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday in style

21 August 2017  Activities Coordinators organised a street party event to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday on behalf of the Glenside service users.

Executive Board at Cygnet to abseil down the Spinnaker Tower

21 August 2017  On Saturday 13 August, seven of the Executive Board team will abseil 100m down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth to try and raise funds

Training is a priority for Glenside

11 November 2017  Rebecca Flood, Glenside’s Learning and Development Manager, says “Training and development of staff is vital in the care

Toni’s pathway to Nursing

21 August 2017  Antonia Davies, or Toni as she is known, started working as a Rehab Assistant for Glenside in 2010 following a recommendation from a

Glenside conference targets getting the basics right!

21 August 2017  This year’s Glenside conference was themed: “Getting the basics right: ensuring good care for those requiring neurorehabilitation”

Enabling Positive Outcomes

15 july 2017  As featured in this week’s Salisbury Journal – Dr Amber Johnston is the Clinical Psychologist who leads the Allied Health Professional

Garden Party at Glenside raises funds for TBI research

10 October 2017  Glenside staff from Newton House organised a “Garden Party” for service users, their friends and families.

Glenside’s Fourth Macmillan Coffee Morning

21 August 2017  Staff from Glenside hosted a coffee and cake morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Thursday 15th September in advance

Glenside’s on-site Laundry

05 October 2017  With an onsite Laundry, the Glenside laundry team provide clean clothes and bedding for each of our Salisbury based services.

Housekeeping keep services clean and tidy

01 July 2017  The Housekeeping team, employing 9 staff, forms a crucial part of the Glenside infection prevention and control processes,

Catering provide home-made meals for Glenside’s service users

21 August 2017  Derek Smith, Head Chef, manages the Catering team. He works alongside other chefs and catering assistants, to produce a range

An Introduction to Glenside’s Maintenance Team

21 August 2017  The Maintenance team look after all types of maintenance, refurbishment and repair tasks around the site including, carpentry,

Supportive Nurse Training Scheme pays off for Shellie

22 July 2017  In April 2009, Shellie was recruited as a Rehab Assistant working on the night shift within the Glenside hospital when Nadder ward first opened, whilst studying

Glenside offers ongoing Career Development

21 August 2017  As Glenside’s Operations Manager and Nurse Lead, Garrett Heidebrink says “There is ongoing support for all nursing disciplines.”

Congratulations to the Old Vicarage staff team

28 August 2017  Congratulations to the Old Vicarage staff team for winning two Star Service for Excellence Awards.

Gary thanks Glenside team

13 November 2017  Initially admitted to Salisbury District Hospital in April 2016, having survived a complication from an advanced stage of diabetes, Gary could not remember the 48 hours

Long Service Awards

18 August 2017  This year we introduced the Long Service Award to celebrate the hard work and commitment of the staff who have worked for Glenside for five years or more.

Craft sale

20 October 2017  Glenside staff organised a cake, coffee and craft sale, with items that the service users had up-cycled and decorated. Items included bird boxes, tables,

Awards recognise staff loyalty at Glenside

21 August 2017  Here at Glenside, we pride ourselves on the length of time some of our staff members have worked for us. This year we introduced the Long Service

Use your head..wear a helmet!

21 August 2017  Cycle helmets have been around since 1975 and wearing a cycle helmet has been encouraged by cyclists as a key element of road safety since the 1980’s.

Complex Neuro-Rehabilitation Services

07 July 2017  Service users within our complex neuro-rehabilitation homes benefit from high nurse to service user ratios, with SMART assessments and ongoing SMART treatment

Continuous Improvement of Quality and Governance

16 August 2017  Glenside takes the continuous improvement of quality and governance very seriously, and therefore, several quality initiatives are currently underway.

Bemerton St John Bikeability training

21 June 2017  The first of the schools’s participating in Glenside’s Bikeability safe cycling campaign “Use your head..wear a helmet!” kicked off today.

Glenside’s Complex Neuro-Rehabilitation Services shortlisted for Healthinvestor Awards

25 August 2017  Glenside is delighted to be able to announce that its Complex Care Neuro-Rehabilitation Service has been shortlisted as a finalist

Music Magpie volunteers project raises funds for The Trussell Trust

21 June 2017  The Trussell Trust have presented Glenside with a certificate of thanks, for donating £280 towards their charity. The money was raised by

Music therapy improves rehabilitation

22 August 2017  Glenside has offered a Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy student, Gillian Farkas-Blake, a one year placement to further her studies and to support our service users.

Harnham Junior School pupils promote “Use your head, wear a helmet!

30 August 2017  Harnham Junior school was the next school to participate in Glenside’s “Use your head, wear a helmet!” campaign, with Year 6 pupils taking

Use your head, wear a helmet!” safe cycling promotion continues apace

01 August 2017  Following the launch in February of Glenside’s “safe cycling” campaign “Use your head, wear a helmet”, we have been delighted by the

Induction improves staff retention

22 June 2017  Over the past year, Glenside has reviewed and developed the induction process which has led to a positive effect on staff retention and the number of people welcomed to the business.

Affiliate programme improves staff skills and confidence

11 August 2017  The Glenside therapy team has recently launched the Affiliate programme which aims to strengthen communication between ward staff and the therapy team

Glenside conference focuses on enhancing rehabilitation of brain or spinal injuries

21 August 2017  This year’s Glenside conference entitled: “Enhancing rehabilitation: technical, surgical and peer group support for

GLENSIDE SHORTLISTED FOR CARING UK AWARDS

13 September 2017 – Glenside’s catering team have been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Catering Team of the Year Award’ at the Caring UK Awards, a new annual event which recognises excellence

DR SIMON FLEMINGER FROM GLENSIDE IN THE GUARDIAN

09 October 2017 – Dr Simon Fleminger, Medical Director of Glenside, contributed to the recently published Rehabilitation supplement in

USE YOUR HEAD, WEAR A HELMET! UPDATE

04 October 2017 – As the school year nears its end, so does Glenside’s ‘Use your head, wear a helmet!’ free cycle helmet promotion. Supported by Spire FM, Hayball’s Cycles and Stonehenge Cycles,

GLENSIDE CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON ENHANCING REHABILITATION OF BRAIN OR SPINAL INJURIES

22 September 2017 – This year’s Glenside conference entitled: “Enhancing rehabilitation: technical, surgical and peer group support for

AFFILIATE PROGRAMME IMPROVES STAFF SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE

14 September 2017 – The Glenside therapy team has recently launched the Affiliate programme which aims to strengthen communication between ward

INDUCTION IMPROVES STAFF RETENTION

9 September 2017 – Over the past year, Glenside has reviewed and developed the induction process which has led to a positive effect on staff retention and the number of people welcomed to the business.

“USE YOUR HEAD, WEAR A HELMET!” SAFE CYCLING PROMOTION CONTINUES APACE

21 August 2017 – Following the launch in February of Glenside’s “safe cycling” campaign “Use your head, wear a helmet”, we have been delighted by