Cumbria consults on new facilities

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

Cumbria County Council has begun a three month public consultation on plans published last October to build six new care homes on the sites of new and existing community hospitals.

The new homes would be built over the next five years and would replace existing homes in Wigton, Keswick, Millom, Alston, Penrith and Brampton.

Bedrooms in existing council-run homes are too small with people of

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