Serious decline in the south-east? Not in Bromley, says Mission Care

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

On the same day that the BBC announced a report on the serious decline in residential care homes in the south-east, Bromley Councillors approved plans to build a new £4m 60-bed care home in the north of the borough. Mission Care, a registered charity, plans to build a flagship, standard-setting care home for Bromley¹s most vulnerable residents. Mission Care chief executive Gerry Armstrong said the home would be central and convenient for public transport ­ a useful consideration for both staff and relatives. “Special technology will be in place to make it easier to move physically disabled people,” Mr Armstrong said. “Recent reports have highlighted that it is very difficult and expensive to build care homes in this area, particularly in such central locations. We expect there won¹t be many more homes opening because of land prices.” Bromley director of finance Stuart Cross said the Council looked forward to the new care home being one of the finest care facilities in the country. “We are investing millio

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