Legion re-opens Maurice House

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

Maurice House, a dual registered home in Broadstairs owned by the Royal British Legion, was recently re-opened after a redesign and refitment. The re-opening took place after the completion of work that began in early 1998 to improve the home¹s residential and nursing facilities. Maurice House now has 47 bedrooms, all of which are larger than previous bedrooms at the home. All bedrooms offer en suite bathrooms with specially designed equipment to assist residents with mobility problems. Installation of a second lift now ensures wheelchair access throughout the building and all rooms are now connected to a call system. Manager Jane Bannan said Maurice House now had a state-of-the-art therapy room, an in-house cinema system and raised flower beds for residents who enjoyed gardening. “The new facilities will enable us to provide even better support for ex-service people,” Ms Bannan said. “There is a particular shortage of residential and nursing beds in the Kent area and, as the elderly population continues to

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