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 Kingsley’s Daya Thayan rated among top 10 CEOs in the UK for Covid response

Kingsley’s Daya Thayan rated among top 10 CEOs in the UK for Covid response

Kingsley Healthcare Group’s Daya Thayan has been rated among the top 10 CEOs in the UK for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Company review website Glassdoor has compiled the list after analysing employee reviews to identify CEOs who have earned high praise for their leadership during the Covid-19 crisis. Mr Thayan is ranked in fifth place with a leadership score of 91– three places ahead of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.

 

Families welcomed inside home in further easing of lockdown

Families welcomed inside home in further easing of lockdown

In our latest cautious step towards easing the coronavirus lockdown, resident’ families are again being welcomed inside Kingsley Healthcare care homes. Following comprehensive risk assessments, we have earmarked a dedicated lounge in each home for family visits. Kingsley’s operations director, Debbie McGovern, said: “After the three month lockdown at the height of the pandemic we had been facilitating garden visits so families could see their loved ones.

 

Call for urgent government action on care home testing

Call for urgent government action on care home testing

Leading national care homes group Kingsley Healthcare is urging that the government delivers on its promise to roll out regular Covid 19 testing to all care home staff and residents. Ministers had pledged to have sufficient test kits available by the summer for all care home staff to be tested weekly and residents monthly. Eugene Nyamande, Director of Compliance at Kingsley Healthcare, national top 20 large care home provider, said: “The government’s plan was designed to ensure that care homes have a test and trace mechanism in place to minimise the risk of an outbreak affecting the most vulnerable members of our society.

 

Re: Governments Safe Visiting to Care Homes

Re: Governments Safe Visiting to Care Homes

I hope you and your families are keeping safe and well and enjoying life getting back to some sort of normality. I am sure by now you would have seen the news regarding safe visiting to care homes that the government announced yesterday. As you can imagine the guidance contains various provisions, as attached to this, and I have set out some of the key points below, and also I refer you to the government website;   

 

Family visits resume at Spring Lodge after lockdown

Family visits resume at Spring Lodge after lockdown

Emotional family reunions have been taking place after Spring Lodge finally re-opened to visitors last week. A cautious easing of the lockdown has been allowed after the latest coronavirus tests showed the home is completely free of the virus. Home manager Jose Simoes said: “We are delighted to welcome back relatives, they are part of our Spring Lodge family. “Everyone has shown fantastic patience and understanding in waiting for this day to arrive. It has been a very difficult and emotional time and our thoughts are with all those who have lost loved ones in the pandemic.”

 

Downham Grange staff serve up support to local community

Downham Grange staff serve up support to local community

Staff at Downham Grange care home were so touched by the generous community support they received during the coronavirus lockdown they wanted to give something back. So for three weeks running, they delivered home-cooked lunches to elderly residents in Wade Wright Court, a sheltered housing complex in Downham Market.

 

Kingsley’s Daya Thayan rated among top 10 CEOs in the UK for Covid response

Kingsley Healthcare Group’s Daya Thayan has been rated among the top 10 CEOs in the UK for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Company review website Glassdoor has compiled the list after analysing employee reviews to identify CEOs who have earned high praise for their leadership during the Covid-19 crisis. Mr Thayan is ranked in fifth place with a leadership score of 91– three places ahead of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg.

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