GHP December

ghp December 2016 | 7 service to patients. “We will be surviving,” he surmises, “as will most good-quality, small care providers. We will streamline costs even further to accommodate the next financial burden whilst maintaining a service second to none; a Houdini act that less and less providers will be able to perform! Company: Hale Place Care Homes Ltd Name: Kevin Hewlett Email: [email protected] Web Address: Address: 79 Old Road, East Peckham, Tonbridge, Kent TN12 5EN Telephone: 01622 872177 occupancy and enjoys an enviable reputation among its competitors.” The employees are valued and included in our success – they are integral to the ongoing success, which is why we employ people with drive, determination to excel and whose hearts are in their work.” The staff certainly do enjoy experiences that few providers in the sector can deliver; for example, eight employees attended a dinner evening with the mayor and a NHS Director to celebrate winning a national award, and 13 staff members have obtained the privilege of being chauffeured into London to attend a national presentation evening with the management team. In spite of the considerable obstacles facing Hale Place and its industry, Kevin remains buoyant at the prospect of maintaining a highly-acclaimed business model and a long record of exceptional “ I believe the sector is entering a critical time that could have far reaching implications for quality of care ”