Tag: Extra Care

Topping out takes place at extra care housing in Larkfield

Topping out takes place at extra care housing in Larkfield

Lawson House, The Abbeyfield Kent Society’s extra care housing scheme in Martin Square, Larkfield, reached a key milestone in the development last week, as the final roof tiles were fitted.   As its spring 2018 completion date approaches, the charity’s new Martin Square extra care housing scheme reached a key milestone in the development last week, […]

13th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Housing association starts work building extra care housing scheme

Housing association starts work building extra care housing scheme

Now celebrating its 50th year, The Abbeyfield Kent Society has started work on its Maidstone extra care housing scheme, one of three planned projects in Kent, which combined, will provide care and housing for hundreds of older people.   The Larkfield extra care housing scheme, which is scheduled for completion in 2018, will provide 74 […]

12th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Kingfisher Court hits the right notes for residents

Kingfisher Court hits the right notes for residents

Cross Keys Homes’  first extra care scheme, Kingfisher Court, celebrated it second anniversary recently, and as a birthday present, residents received a new piano for the communal lounge.   Residents of the scheme, which has a vibrant social calendar, suggested a piano would be a great addition to the facilities available. Already hosting regular dances, […]

11th October 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Knitting Nanas’ from extra care scheme launch wool appeal

‘Knitting Nanas’ from extra care scheme launch wool appeal

Real life ‘knitting nanas’ from Telford are appealing for donations of wool to help them sew bonnets and blankets for babies in Africa.   The group, who have affectionately named themselves after the grans in the Shreddies cereal advert, meet every Tuesday at Bournville Village Trust’s extra care scheme Bournville House in Lightmoor Village.   […]

24th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Trafford Extra Care Facility Named In Honour Of PC Fiona Bone Officially Opened By Family

Trafford Extra Care Facility Named In Honour Of PC Fiona Bone Officially Opened By Family

Fiona Gardens in Sale, Trafford, the innovative Extra Care facility for older and vulnerable adults named in honour of the late PC Fiona Bone, was officially opened by her father Paul Bone on Saturday October 4th exactly two years since his daughter’s funeral. Constable Bone, who lived in Sale, was tragically killed in the line of duty […]

14th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Extra Care Scheme opens in Huddersfield

Extra Care Scheme opens in Huddersfield

The official opening of Sandy Mount, a brand new Extra Care Scheme in Huddersfield, took place yesterday October 9th. Sandy Mount is the final extra care housing schemes being built by Kirklees Council in partnership with JLW Excellent Homes for Life (REHL), a consortium comprising of John Laing and Wates Living Space. Care and support […]

10th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Backing for care home ‘revolution’

Backing for care home ‘revolution’

A leading social care champion has hailed proposed changes to residential care as a ‘revolution’ in the way we look after older and vulnerable adults. Mike Padgham said proposals to be outlined by former care minister Paul Burstow could radically transform the way care is provided in care and nursing homes in this country. And […]

2nd September 2014 | By | Reply More
New housing with care development in Lancashire

New housing with care development in Lancashire

Older people in Darwen are to benefit from a major new housing with care development at Shorey Bank.   Plans for an extra care scheme with adjacent bungalows are being developed which will improve housing choices for older people who want to continue living independently, together with care and support services to help them to […]

26th August 2014 | By | Reply More
Keepmoat secures build of Extra Care scheme in South Wales

Keepmoat secures build of Extra Care scheme in South Wales

Housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat has secured its first new build contract in Wales to build a 40-apartment Extra Care scheme. Work on the new £5.7m housing scheme for older and vulnerable people will get underway this summer at Talbot Green, in Rhondda Cynon Taff, South Wales. The development, being built in partnership with Hafod […]

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