Ashley homes builds flagship extracare scheme in East End

Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Ashley Homes, the care and support services division of the Shaftesbury Housing Group, is set to unveil its £7.2m flagship extracare scheme in Mile End, London. Coopers Court, developed in partnership with Tower Hamlets Borough Council, will welcome its first residents in April. Ashley Homes director Mark Lloyd said the scheme reflected the council¹s strategy of encouraging independent living as an alternative to registered care and was built on the site of a former local authority residential home. “It has won backing from the Housing Corporation and from the Worshipful Company of Coopers who have chosen to support the development to mark the 500th anniversary of the granting of their Royal Charter,” Mr Lloyd said. Coopers Court will provide 41 flats for frail, elderly residents and will be staffed 24 hours a day by a team providing personal care and support such as help with bathing and dressing. There are also communal facilities and an enclosed garden. Those residents who are able to do so will also be

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