Meridian builds £2.8m facility in Liverpool

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

Meridian Healthcare, one of the UK’s biggest independent social care operators, has begun work on a £2.8m care home for older people in the north west. Work began in June on the new development on Tarbock Road in the Huyton and Roby area of Liverpool and is expected to continue until June 2006. Each of 54 bedrooms will have ensuite facilities with many also offering a walk-in shower. In addition to various lounges and dining areas, residents will benefit from a relaxation therapy room and a number of quiet rooms. Meridian Healthcare managing director Alan Firth said the Knowsley area had been lacking in good quality residential care facilities for older people. “We chose this site because of the desperate need for high quality services in the area,” said Mr Firth. “Plans for the site have been developed in consultation with local planning officers and in line with requirements and needs of social services within the borough of Knowsley.” Meridian Healthcare has 21 care homes in the North of England, includin

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