Four Seasons wins intermediate care contract with Darlington

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

After a detailed tender, Darlington Primary Care Trust (PCT) has awarded a £1.1 million intermediate care contract to Four Season Health Care. Four Seasons’ Eastbourne care home in Darlington will provide 15 beds for intermediate and respite care and recovery. Occupational therapy, physiotherapy, stroke rehabilitation and a fully equipped exercise and rehabilitation lounge are also available in the unit. Darlington PCT director of primary care Carole Harder said the Trust was pleased that the Eastbourne care home had undertaken major building work to offer the new intermediate care facilities. The contract and the round the clock care which those in the intermediate care unit will get, is expected to free-up hospital beds in the area. Four Seasons marketing director Paul Brennan said Esatbourne would continue to provide its normal nursing care services for elderly people. “This is yet another good example of the public and independent sectors working together in partnership ­ jointly providing solutions to

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