Blanchworth’s growth continues


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

Gloucestershire-based private sector care group Blanchworth Care has announced new projects with total development costs of more than £1.5 million. When complete the projects could create more than 150 jobs for nurses, carers and support staff – an increase of more than 25% on Blanchworth’s current payroll of nearly 570 staff. Blanchworth chief executive Sally Roberts said negotiations were underway to acquire a 55-bed nursing home in Swindon, together with a new build project in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire. “As the need for specialist elderly care continues to grow we are constantly improving and extending our facilities to meet the challenges of the future,” Mrs Roberts said. Blanchworth Care was started by Mrs Roberts in 1983 and now operates 14 care centres and residential homes throughout Gloucestershire, Hereford, Oxford, Northampton, Worcestershire and South Wales. The group, which also operates a domiciliary care service, a day centre and meals-on-wheels service in Gloucestershire, is also plann





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