• Comprehensive activity programmes are provided by our care teams and are personalised to meet peoples individualised needs and capabilities.
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  • Maintaining independence continues to remain a priority to most individuals as we age and at United Health we are no different. We have always and will always promote and empower every individual’s right to independence.
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  • United Health provide children's services through Barford Children’s Services Limited, an integrated Residential service providing Care, Education and Therapy to looked after children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties.
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  • Our ethos and culture is of quality person centred, individualised care and support, promoting privacy and dignity; placing emphasis on client’s choices and preferences and empowerment for individuals with learning disabilities.
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  • Everyone deserves a break. Whether you are a carer or are in need of care yourself, everyone deserves to take some personal time to enjoy and relax and as we all know in a caring environment this can be difficult to achieve.
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  • We endeavour to help to support individuals with their recovery and assist them to integrate in their local community. .
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  • Nursing care is specifically for individuals who require a qualified nursing care team available to them 24 hours a day. That could include people who need intensive rehabilitative care, people with profound physical disabilities and people with chronic conditions.
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  • For individuals who do require dementia assistance we endeavor to make sure that the care they receive is as close as possible to the care that the person would have received in their own home.
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  • Woodview Hydrotherapy Pool is a unique, purpose built facility for all members of the community. With adapted hoisting facilities in all changing rooms and the pool itself, we cater for all. The pool is available for public hire on an hourly basis.
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United Health Directors

Philip Pearson - CEO

Philip has been the Chief Executive of United Health Plc since 1993. He was educated at Alsager College (Institute of Keele University) and Nottingham University where he gained a CertEd in control technology. He also gained a Post Grauate Diploma in Management Studies and an MBA.

In 1979 Philip became Regional Manager for BET Plc (formerly Hawker Sideley) then at the age of 28 moved to become Managing Director of Blindweir Ltd., a start up company that developed electronic security systems and microwave technology. The company built a portfolio of contracts to such an extent that within three years the company was approached and bought out by a major Plc.

Philip has developed United Health into a major healthcare company which is still undergoing a rapid expansion program, he is also the Chairman of Telemedcare Ltd responsible for the strategic development of the company which is introducing and deploying the Medcare technology in the UK market.

Ross Pullan

Ross has over 25 years' experience at the sharp end of property development, construction and joint ventures. He is a hands-on businessman with a talent for achievement and a determination to see projects through. He has maintained an extensive network of essential business contacts throughout the building industry and has a unique and highly focused approach.

C Richard Jackson MBE DL

Richard was originally Joint Managing Director of the Centaur Clothes Group, as well as Chairman of the award winning Nidd Vale Motor Group from which he de-merged the business of Mercedes Benz North Yorkshire in Harrogate, York and Scarborough. Richard was also a Director of Consort Homes and Jackson Property Investments. He Chairs the Development Forum of the Prince's Trust in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Mandy Cheriton Metcalfe

Mandy has been employed at United Health since 1996. She was educated at Kingston University, London and Nottingham Trent University where she gained her Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management.

Mandy has progressively worked within United Health gaining experience and developing her skills to attain her current position. Mandy is driven by ensuring that we continuously offer an excellent service and react to the changing market within the care sector in the most appropriate ways without compromising our delivery of quality care.