Milkwood acquires former hunting lodge

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

Milkwood Care Ltd has added another the 45-bed Castleford House in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, home to its portfolio, bringing the group’s total number of beds to more than 200. Milkwood director Robin Cheesman said a substantial investment would be made to refurbish and modernise the home over the next six months. “Castleford House has provided us with an opportunity to provide care of the highest quality in beautiful surroundings,” said Mr Cheesman. “Our aim, as with all our homes, is to get the building and care up to the highest standard.” Built in 1875, Castleford House was originally a hunting lodge, and offers spacious private rooms, most of them with ensuite facilities, and views over the Wye Valley. The EMI registered nursing home can provide care for mildly confused residents and is fully equipped for wheelchair users. The six-month refurbishment programme is backed by The Bank of Ireland and will put the top quality finishing touches to the building. Milkwood Care was established in 1999 by

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