In April 2018 Sussex Healthcare celebrated its 25th year of being in the healthcare industry. They provide care to elderly people, many with age-related mental disorders. They also provide care to other adults who need specialized care. They operate 20 facilities which are located along the southern coastline of England. It was co-founded by two entrepreneurs, Shafik Sachedina and Shiraz Boghani. These two businessmen are Sussex Healthcare’s joint chairmen of the board.
Shiraz Boghani brought to Sussex Healthcare his years of being an accountant and managing a chain of hotels. Shiraz Boghani brought his medical background as he had been a dental surgeon for several years. These two backgrounds combined into a company that has won a number of awards over the past 25 years for the way they take care of the people residing in their homes.
Sussex Healthcare opened its first facility in 1985. In addition to operating 20 homes, they also manage a new state-of-the-art gym outfitted with all of the latest equipment. They also offer a daycare facility for those people who just need someone to take care of their needs during the day and they return to their homes for the evening. This company is flexible in that they can provide care to both those who have extensive care needs as well as those who have more limited needs for care.
At the start of 2018 Sussex Healthcare appointed they had hired a new chief executive officer, Amanda Morgan-Taylor. She started a tour of Sussex Healthcare’s facilities before she formally took this role on. She wanted to listen to the people working in these facilities as well as the people living in them and their families. She also worked with senior management at this company to create a new high-level position called the Director of Quality, Compliance, and Service Improvement.
Before joining Sussex Healthcare Morgan-Taylor had been in the healthcare industry for over 30 years. She has worked on both the independent and public sides of the industry. She began her career in 1984 when she was a mental health nurse and soon became a senior leader.