Bank of Ireland funds care village project


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

Bank of Ireland¹s corporate healthcare team has agreed funding for Augustinian Living¹s £58 million St George¹s Park development near Ditchling, East Sussex. St George¹s Retreat is owned by Augustinian Care, a registered charity operated by Nuns of the Order of St Augustine. The decision to extend the provision of care at St George¹s is in response to the lack of high quality assisted living and long term care facilities now available to older people. Exclusively for the over 60s, St George¹s Park will be a village development of 225 apartments in a 250-acre parkland setting offering a range of domestic, leisure, social and recreational facilities aimed to enable residents to live their lives to the full. The first phase of 74 apartments is now on sale with prices from £289,000. Paul Moran, Head of Bank of Ireland¹s corporate healthcare team said care villages would play an increasingly important role in providing a high quality of life for older people over the next few decades. “St George¹s Park w





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