Guardian to refurbish Scottish home

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

Guardian Care Homes, the new owners of a popular residential home in Dalbeattie, Scotland, plan to invest £350,000 to modernise and extend it. The company, which acquired the Alma McFadyen home in Mill Street from the charitable Abbeyfield Stewartry Society in February, now plans to refurbish the accommodation, while keeping the style and atmosphere of the home – and then build an extension to increase it from 23 to 35 bedrooms. Guardian managing director Gary Hartland said his company had a great deal of experience in transforming residential and nursing home accommodation to suit modern needs and in providing high quality care to residents. “We also have experience of taking on homes previously run by charities and giving them the ‘Guardian treatment’ to bring them up to date, while also preserving their character and making them commercially viable,” said Mr Hartland.

Comments are closed.

Latest blog posts

Inconstant gardeners

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Last Saturday was fine and dry so I managed to put in a few hours on our allotment. Not...

When the chips go down . . .

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I have heard people say they couldn’t get by without their smartphone, and I suppose this must be true...

Loneliness behind the front doors

By Guest Blogger KEITH LEWIN

Last week SCIE issued its monthly ‘Briefing for Commissioners’, its focus is on social isolation which it correctly says “can...