Same name but a new care home

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

The Galanos House care home in Southam, Warwickshire has been rebuilt on a nearby site by the Royal British Legion at a cost of £3.5 million. The existing Galanos House in Long Itchington had provided support for 56 permanent residents over the past 34 years but was unable to comply with National Minimum Standards. The Legion¹s head of homes Alison Barnard said Galanos House was one of seven homes homes for ex-Service people and their dependents. “The cost and disruption to residents that would be caused by extensive rebuilding on the current Galanos House were too great to be viable,” Ms Barnard said. “The most economical and least disturbing approach for existing and future residents was to build a new care home on another site three miles away in Southam. Its close proximity to the existing Galanos House means residents of the new home will be able to retain close links with the community they have lived in, often for many years.” Ms Barnard said that, in addition to 60 ensuite rooms, the new care home o

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