Chesterton House expands Blanchworth portfolio to 15

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

Blanchworth Care, Gloucestershire’s biggest private sector care group, has acquired its 15th care home – Chesterton House, a 45-bed dual registered home in Cirencester. Expenditure on general refurbishment, plus acquisition costs, means Blanchworth will invest more than £1 million in Chesterton House which was purchased from Mr and Mrs AC Norman-Thorpe who have retired. Blanchworth chief executive Sally Roberts said the purchase guaranteed continuity of care for nearly 40 elderly residents, and safeguarded the jobs of about 50 staff. “Chesterton House is a wonderful home with huge potential in the heart of Cirencester,” Mrs Roberts said. “One of the keys to our success lies with our staff. Their commitment and dedication enable us to deliver a high quality of service specific to our residents’ needs. I am confident Chesterton House will be no exception.” Mrs Roberts said she was working on a detailed plan of improvements which is expected to include assisted living apartments, suites of rooms for residential

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