Care village planned for Shropshire

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

New Dawn Care Ltd is to develop a £6.2 million care village, incorporating a 50-bed care home, 10 residential flats and 27 bungalows/flats on a 4.2 acre site in South Shropshire. The project at Craven Arms, and scheduled for completion in 2007, is the vision of chief executive George Bowness who formed New Dawn Care last November. “The principle behind the care village is to offer levels of care for people aged 55-plus who may be fit and healthy when they come in, but as their needs change over time they can receive all the support and care they require,” said Mr Bowness, who has a background of providing residential care.” The care village will provide 30 nursing beds and 20 beds for the elderly mentally infirm, people with learning difficulties and those needing residential care as well as10 residential flats, a day centre for 15 people and full training facilities. “The kind of community involvement we are trying to create means they can be catered for from the care home and all their needs will be provid

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