Oxford development will accommodate 100 residents


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

A £6.2 million care and retirement centre being built in Oxford will provide accommodation for 100 residents, offering a mixture of residential care, nursing care and extra care housing. To be called the Isis Care and Retirement Centre, accommodation will include 20 extra care apartments, with a communal lounge and other facilities, and a care home, complete with internet café, beauty salon, bar and lounge with fully-sprung dance floor. The project by the Oxfordshire Care Partnership – a joint venture by housing association BPHA (Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association) and national care charity The Orders of St John Care Trust – is designed to enable residents to continue living in one location as their care needs change. BPHA is working with the charity to improve or replace 19 care homes previously operated by Oxfordshire County Council. John Cross, chief executive of BPHA, said the Oxford scheme would be a major boost for care home facilities for older people in the county. “By providing a mix o





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