White Rose draws a crowd

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

People in Holmfirth have responded very positively to the opening of the White Rose House nursing and care centre, situated behind the Holme Valley Memorial Hospital. More than 250 people visited the care centre during the public open days in early July, demonstrating the demand for a quality residential care facility in the area. White Rose House received registration approval and started to accept and admit residents in mid-July. Although there are a few vacancies left, many rooms were reserved during the public open days. In a political climate which advocates care at home and which has seen two homes in the area close in the last twelve months, Meridian Healthcare, which owns more than 20 care homes and 916 beds in the North of England, recognised that local demand was for a purpose built facility which could take care of the most vulnerable members of the Holmfirth community. Meridian has received a steady stream of enquiries and room reservations since August 2003 when building work started. Open to peo

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