Our Team At Vida

 

Vida Healthcare are proud to employ over 400 specialised members of staff. Everyone is passionate about dementia care going above and beyond to provide the highest level of care to our residents.

 
Chris Rycroft
Chris RycroftChairman
Chris Rycroft is a successful businessman and entrepreneur. In 2010, along with son James, he created Vida Healthcare with a view to developing a pioneering care home for people living with dementia, after recognising that the care sector wasn’t meeting the increasing demand for specialist dementia facilities.
James Rycroft
James RycroftManaging Director
James is responsible for overseeing the design and development of Vida Healthcare’s homes. He feels privileged to be able to influence the delivery of dementia care in the UK. Working closely with Bernadette and the healthcare team, James facilitates the delivery of outstanding care for all residents as well as planning future projects and developments for Vida Healthcare.
 
Bernadette Mossman
Bernadette MossmanHealthcare Director
Bernadette is an experienced healthcare professional who started her career as a community psychiatric nurse in Glasgow. She boasts more than 25 years’ experience in both public and private sector roles. Prior to joining Vida in October 2011, she worked as a regional manager for a large care provider where she was responsible for managing ten homes comprising of 450 personnel and 300 beds.
Jill Young
Jill YoungOperations Director
With more than ten years’ experience in the care industry, Jill is responsible for day-to-day operations at Vida Healthcare. Overseeing all aspects of hotel services and facilities management, this allows our Healthcare Director, Bernadette, to concentrate solely on healthcare and the continued delivery of a best practice working environment, knowing that the operational side is in good hands.
 
Registered by Care Quality Commission
 

Registered by Care Quality Commission

The Outstanding Society
 

The Outstanding Society

Caring UK Awards 2018 Shortlist
 

Caring UK Awards 2018 Shortlist

Dementia Forward
 

Dementia Forward

Great British Care Awards 2018 Regional Winner
 

Great British Care Awards 2018 Regional Winner

Great British Care Awards 2019 Regional Winner
 

Great British Care Awards 2019 Regional Winner

Accolades 2015/16 Winner
 

Skills For Care Accolades Winner 2015/16