Isis combines nursing home with extracare


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

The Orders of St John Care Trust has opened the Isis Care & Retirement Centre in Donnington, Oxford. The development comprises Isis House and the adjoining Isis Court. Isis House has replaced the nearby care homes Iffley House and Orchard House, and provides 60 nursing and 20 residential care beds. The accommodation is divided into four wings, each with its own lounge, dining area and quiet room. All the bedrooms have full ensuite facilities. Isis Court offers 20 self-contained extracare apartments with on-site care services. The Isis facilities are the fifth development to be completed in the implementation of The Oxfordshire Care Partnership’s (OCP) care home redevelopment programme agreed with Oxfordshire County Council when the Council’s 19 care homes for older people transferred to OCP in December 2001. The partnership is formed by the Orders of St John Care Trust and housing association bpha. The first home to open was Westgate House in Wallingford in October 2003. The Meadows in Didcot was opened a





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