Castleoak to build in Bexley

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

Specialist healthcare contractor Castleoak Construction has begun building a new care home for older people living in the Bexley area of South London. The £5.7m project is the first project for Kent Community Housing Trust and is due for completion in the summer of 2006. It is being developed in partnership with London Borough of Bexley. The two storey, 120 bed care home will be built to replace three existing homes which do not comply with National Minimum Standards. The development will be divided into two units with four group living clusters, each containing 15 single rooms and all with ensuite shower room and its own lounge and separate dining area. Every cluster will be served by its own team of staff to create an atmosphere of familiarity for the residents. The central hub of the care home has been designed with a community feel in mind, incorporating areas for socialising, relaxing and spending time with family, visitors or other residents. This communal quarter includes a fitness area, bar, hairdres

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