Craegmoor wins block contract for dementia care

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

Craegmoor Healthcare, the UK¹s sixth biggest provider of residential, nursing and specialist care has opened Claremount House in Halifax, a 22 bed home providing specialist care for elderly patients with dementia. Securing a five-year continuing care 18-bed block contract with Calderdale and Kirklees Health Authority, Craegmoor Healthcare is replacing the service provided by Ambler Ward at the Northowram Hospital in Halifax which is soon to close. The closure of Northowram Hospital and the outsourcing of its services into the community comes as part of the modernisation agenda of the NHS being implemented in the Halifax area. Three hospitals have been rationalised, with their core services provided by one new hospital in Calderdale, owned by the newly merged Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust. The re-provision of services from the closing three hospitals were put out to tender with the aim of continuing to provide the same standard of care directly within the heart of the community and closer to people¹s hom

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