BUPA refurbishments top £15m

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

BUPA Care Services will have spent about £15 million to refurbish and extend its care homes. The investment includes a dozen projects costing more than £100,000. General redecoration and the introduction of new equipment will take place across the rest of the portfolio. Some £600,000 is being spent to upgrade Haniham Croft in Salisbury, which was acquired by BUPA last year. The project will increase its number of beds from 34 to 40, make all residents¹ rooms ensuite and improve its general appearance. Home manager Nicky Maguire said the home was looking tired and the improvements would make it more conducive to quality care. “BUPA¹s acquisition of Harram Croft was the best thing that could have happened to the home.,” ms Maguire said. Wentworth Croft in Peterborough has been extended in a £390,000 scheme to provide 14 extra beds, bringing its capacity to 134. Other developments include a £237,000 refurbishment at Elstree Lawns in Elstree, Hertfordshire. BUPA Care Services head of property Nigel Slevin

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