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The SARquavitae team features over 10,150 highly-qualified, passionate and committed professionals at your service. We are specialists in the provision of medical and social services both in healthcare centres and in domiciliary care, providing solutions tailored to meet each individual’s needs.
My mother’s Alzheimer’s was getting worse and it was becoming impossible to care for her at home. We had adapted our home and looked after her as well as we could, but we realised that it was not enough. It was no life for her or for us. At the home they know what they are doing, and have trained professionals to look after her. The therapy has put a smile back on her face, and has changed everyone’s lives for the better.
I cannot describe how happy I was to be able to walk again after therapy following breaking my thigh bone. The SARquavitae team has not just done a great job with my rehabilitation, but their smiles and kindness have also strengthened my faith in the future.
My father lived on his own and had all the usual problems associated with being a widower of 85: struggling to take the right medication, not looking after his diet and feeling depressed and lonely. We decided to suggest to him to spend a period in a home. We had not considered it and neither had he, but some close family friends recommended a SARquavitae home where their father lived. It was a real breakthrough. We are delighted at the improvement to his quality of life. He looks like a different man, and this has also taken a load off our shoulders.
My mother was struggling with living at home on her own and there was nobody to attend to her in case of emergency. Taking out SARquavitae’s telecare service has restored my peace of mind, in the knowledge that she has someone on hand to help her when needed.
Anytime anyone mentioned a nursing home to me, I thought they would never be able to care for my mother like we do. Her stay in the home over August however was ideal, and was some of the best holidays for all of us in a long time. The care and level of attention was second to none, and knowing that she was safe and looked-after – probably better than with us – was priceless.
The trust provided by a unit specialised in advanced illnesses is very comforting, as is the feeling of support offered by a professional team attending to every last detail during such a difficult time. The reassurance of knowing that they are providing my father with the best of care has given us invaluable peace of mind.
I found myself in a situation that I just could not deal with. I was living with my mother who had been diagnosed with a schizoid personality disorder and generalised anxiety, and it was becoming very difficult to cope with as she had begun to cry out and threaten me. They are real professionals at the home, and have the right people to look after her. The therapies have put a smile back on her face, and changed all of our lives for the better.
It was exhausting trying to meet my mother’s every need. During the day we were able to go to work knowing that she was well cared for, but the nights were a different story. She would constantly need our help to get around and could not sleep properly. When we found out about this new night centre service, we knew it was just what we needed both for my mother’s sake and ours. Now she has the professional care she needs at night.
My home was huge and was too big for me now that I was on my own. It was becoming very difficult to cope with, because I love being with people, socialising and coming and going when I want. The idea of ADOREA really appealed to me. It does things such as domestic chores, meals and laundry for me, making life much easier. In ADOREA I also have a completely furnished apartment and am able to take out extra services. They also organise activities that encourage socialising, allowing me to meet new people. And all of this with total freedom and independence, meaning that you can do what you want, when you want. I think it has been a great decision, and I am able to enjoy my life without worrying about anything.
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Thomas Mancilla, a psychologist at the nursing home SARquavitae Fuentesol (Alhaurín de la Torre), and Angela Ortega, instructor of leisure and free time of the retirement home SARquavitae Santa Justa (Sevilla), describe the work done by the centers for promote active aging, encouraging older people to move and interact; proposing activities that are to their liking and they get involve as many family members as possible. In the words of the instructor, “we work every day for seniors never stop smiling.”
The SARquavitae schools produce monthly entertainment program that includes both the physical needs of the elderly as those related to their emotional and psychological well-being. In these programs, involving both professionals emotional environment of elders as the social environment of the municipality entities collaborating with the different municipalities and interrelating with other nearby groups.
SARquavitae agrees with OHL the acquisition of its subsidiary, Novaire which specialises in care homes
SARquavitae, the leading health and social services provider in Spain, has reached an agreement with OHL, an international concessions and construction group operating in 30 countries across 5 continents, for the acquisition of its subsidiary, Novaire, which specialises in the management of care homes and daycare centres for older people in the Valencia region. The transaction involves the sale of 100% Novaire’s share capital. The company owns 11 care homes with a total of 1,540 beds and 339 daycare centre places. In 2014, it had a turnover of 29.2 million euros, employing 874 people.
With this acquisition, by the end of 2015 SARquavitae will have a total of 14,202 social and healthcare beds, 1,902 of which will be in the Valencia region, where the company will be one of the leading providers. In this area, also it provides remote telecare to 622 individuals and a home care service to a further 939 users through the Alicante municipal service. In total, SARquavitae will employ 1,234 staff in the Valencia region. In this transaction GBS Finance and KPMG provided financial advice and Garrigues and Baker & McKenzie legal advice.
The General Manager of Business Development and Support Areas for SARquavitae, Andreu Huguet, believes that this acquisition "is a fundamental part of the strategic plan for organic and inorganic growth of the company, which should continue with further acquisitions, given the high level of fragmentation of the market and SARquavitae’s vocation for leadership, while still giving priority to the provision of a high-quality service to our residents.”
In 2014 SARquavitae cared for more than 200,000 people, achieving a turnover of 259 million euros, 5.4% higher than in the previous year, and expects to end 2015 with a turnover of over 280 million euros, excluding this operation. The company has a workforce of nearly 11,000 employees.
The Board of SARquavitae, the leader in health and social services, has appointed José Luis Roselló as the new CEO of the company, Antoni Soler as the new Chief Finance, Human Resources and Legal Officer and Andreu Huguet as the new Chief Business Development and Support Officer in a clear commitment to its growth strategy in the new economic and social environment.
José Luis Roselló, who holds a Degree in Business Administration and Management and an MBA from ESADE, joined SARquavitae in 2007. Until now, he has held the position of Deputy Director General and Director of Operations.
Antoni Soler, who holds a Degree in Business Studies and an MBA from ESADE and a Degree in Business Administration and Management from UPC, joined SARquavitae in 1997. Until now, he has held the position of Deputy Director General of Finance and Legal Affairs. (more…)