Sussex Healthcare’s New CEO

It is a fact that Sussex Healthcare has a new chief executive officer according to their recent announcement. Amanda Morgan-Taylor started her work with Sussex this month. She had to take her time to study the company as well as its employees and the locations of the home before she began her role formally. Within the short while she has been with the organization, Amanda has already brought a difference. She has collaborated with the management team to come up with a new position in the organization. Now the company will have a new director who will be in charge of compliance, service improvement, and quality.

The new CEO of Sussex Healthcare, Amanda has been serving in the independent and public areas of social and health care for 30 years. She is a mental nurse since 1984 and has gone ahead to serve in different senior roles. She has worked before as a service manager, managing director, and quality development director. Amanda is aware of how the care providers and council work to ensure quality service and improved general performance of an organization because she has had the opportunity of working with both local authorities as well as the independent care providers. In addition to this, she had helped organizations that needed help when it came to operational challenges, delivery aid, and restore confidence and hope in the stakeholders.


Amanda is ready to work with the senior management of Sussex Healthcare including the staff working with the company’s homes to bring about desirable outcomes. She is committed to the highest quality of care, and that is what she wants all the company’s residents to enjoy. According to Sussex Healthcare, Amanda’s appointment is very valuable to the organization as it came at a crucial moment. She will help the company to continue with its vision of offering the best possible care to its clients. The first duties of Amanda in the organization will be going around all the homes under Sussex and meet with the caregivers, the residents, as well as the families of the residents. This is supposed to give a clear picture of what is going on in the homes and how best to change the situation for even better results. Sussex Healthcare is the provider of elderly care in UK. Sussex is celebrating their 25th anniversary this year.

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How to Prepare for a Lifeline Screening

Lifeline screenings are preventative screenings that can give the person being screened an idea of their general health and well-being. Also, on the other side, it can alert the patient of anything that may have the potential for becoming life-threatening and what they will need to discuss with their primary care physician as soon as possible for recommended plan of treatment in order to prevent any life-threatening situations from occurring.

Most lifeline screening don’t require you to fast or do any sort of preparation at all. The only requirement is that you wear loose-fitting clothing, with a short-sleeved t-shirt or blouse, in order to get a blood pressure cuff on your arm to get an accurate blood pressure reading. However, certain tests do require some extra preparation.

Below are examples of tests requiring special preparation, and what must be done to prepare for these Lifeline Screenings.

“6 for Life Package”

The night before your lifeline screening, (6 for Life Package) be sure to fast for six hours, this will give a more accurate reading on all test results. Be sure to wear a short-sleeved shirt, or at least if you wear long-sleeves, be able to easily roll-up the sleeves in order for blood pressure cuff to fit snug around your arm.

“Glucose–Type 2 Diabetes”

If you are getting glucose testing done, it is necessary for you to fast for eight hours prior to getting this type of screening.

“Full Lipid Panel/High Cholesterol”
This type of screening also requires an eight hour fast prior to the test. For more info about us: click here.

“Atrial Fibrillation or Stroke”

A lifeline screening that screens for the possibility Atrial Fibrillation or Stroke requires a little more preparation; such as, women should not wear any panty hose, do not wear any type of body oils or lotions, don’t wear a watch and be sure to turn off your cell phone, and most important, wear a comfortable two piece outfit of loose clothing.

“Abdominal Aortic Anuerism”

Wear comfortable two-piece outfit of loose clothing; fasting four hours prior, with a small meal,(less than half what you would normally eat, non-gassy foods). You may have a half cup coffee or tea, and minimal water, if thirsty during the fasting period. Make sure to continue taking all medications as prescribed. (If diabetic, and fasting for four hours makes you nervous, just limit meals to a “diabetic” meal, such as a piece of toast and a cup of juice or coffee).

The examples listed are some of the more severe Lifeline testings that require preparing for, in most cases, when you schedule for Lifeline screening, you won’t need to prepare for it at all.