Elizabeth Finn Trust opens purpose-built Grove Court

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

The Elizabeth Finn Trust (formerly the Distressed Gentlefolk’s Aid Association) has opened the Grove Court residential and nursing home in Woodbridge, Suffolk. The Grove at Little Bealings closed last year and has been replaced by the new purpose-built Grove Court. Designed by Nobel Hanlon of Design and Build Services in Nottingham Grove Court was a finalist in the national Healthcare Design Awards 1999. Chief executive Jonathon Welfare said the features were typical of an Elizabeth Finn Trust home, where dignity and quality of care are top priorities. “Grove Court creates a very special home-from-home environment that enables patients to retain a high level of independence,” Mr Welfare said. “The home combines exceptional accommodation and facilities with expert nursing and residential care, ensuring that the 60 residents are comfortable and well cared for in an environment similar to their own homes. Residents are encouraged to bring small items of furniture and pictures to add a personal feel to their room

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