Collingwood’s Head of Built Environment, Mark Goldsmith, had the pleasure of being introduced to our CEO, Yvonne Castle recently. Having partnered a key national contractor of the Trusts on executive search assignments, click here to see what they discussed.Read " 5 minutes with Yvonne Castle, CEO OF Joh…"
Astraline Latest News
Astraline support over 50,000 connections in the community and have been providing their vital TEC services from their base in Cheshire for over 20 years.
Over the past month, the need and demand for the vital services they provide has increased, especially within the remote alarm receiving support they provide. However, there team of local mobile responders have experienced a small drop in call outs, merely due to the number of people choosing to self-isolate or temporarily staying with their families.Read " Astraline support local communities thro…"
We continue to plan our ongoing approach to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to mitigate where possible the impact the outbreak may have on the delivery of our services, as well as keeping our people and residents safe and well. Astraline are confident that we have correct procedure in place to minimise any impact the outbreak of Coronavirus may cause.Read " Coronavirus, latest update…"
Joe McLoughlin, Director Astraline and Innovation talks about how a recent co-design workshop identified new technologies to support greater independence for older residents.Read " Co-design workshop identifies new techno…"
Members of our TEC team joined North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) last week to learn how to reduce the risks associated with frailty.Read " Reducing the risks associated with frail…"
We continue to plan our ongoing approach to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to mitigate where possible the impact the outbreak may have on the delivery of our services, as well as keeping our people and residents safe and well.
Read " Coronavirus (COVID-19) update…"
After 10 years living at a Johnnie Johnson Housing independent living scheme in Manchester, Alicia wasn’t ready to move out of her home when her memory started to decline. Now with an Astraline Radar ID band she continues to live a happy and independent life at home.
Read " Alicia is keeping her independence, than…"
"My mother is fiercely independent and we were so concerned that she would have to leave the scheme to move to a more supported housing alternative. We jumped at the chance to trial the Radar Band and now I have confidence that Mum is much safer when she goes out for her daily walks."
Neil - Alicia's son
Astraline has completed a deal to acquire the award-winning TrustLink service from Macclesfield-based housing trust Peaks & Plains.
Assistant Director, Astraline and Innovation Joe McLoughlin said, “We are absolutely delighted to have been successful in this deal – it’s an exciting enhancement to our existing services across the Cheshire East region. We have ambitious aspirations here at Astraline and believe that acquiring such a fantastic service is a key milestone in our growth and service development plans.”Read " Astraline expands to take on Peaks & Pla…"
Not just your average day at the office then!
Tricia is currently seconded to the 'Adapting with Age' project. This pioneering initiative is looking at how we can support people who – even though they may be growing older – don’t want to be made to feel elderly by their surroundings.Read " Head of Independent Living Tricia Griers…"