Royal Bank of Scotland funds new care home in Barnsley

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

A new care home funded by The Royal Bank of Scotland and owned by Community Places, has been officially opened in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Community Places was established by Paul and Susan Dunford (brother and sister) to offer a specialist service for adults with high levels of challenging behaviour and learning difficulties. It also offers support to other potentially vulnerable client groups in the NHS, local authorities and the independent healthcare sector. Earlier this year Paul and Susan purchased the site for the new home in Great Houghton, which they have turned into an adult high dependency unit. The home offers a safe, therapeutic and caring environment for adults aged between 21 and 65 years with learning disabilities and complex mental health needs. Patients may have spent time in a secure setting or institution and be in the process of preparing to return to a community setting. The home accommodates 14 beds and offers a step-down placement where residents can receive intensive support, as wel

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