Guardian expands Jersey operation

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

Guardian Care Homes has announced a major expansion programme on Jersey. Work has begun on an extension at the Bon Air nursing home in St Saviour, on the outskirts of St Hellier, to provide an additional 20 bedrooms. The extension, which will be completed in February, will give the home 42 bedrooms in total, including four for post-operative care. There will also be three or four consultants’ suites. Bon Air will remain open throughout the work. Guardian has also bought a hotel on the west side of the island which will be converted into an 53-bed nursing home over the winter. It too will offer consulting facilities, giving patients the option of making appointments there or at the Bon Air site. The company will be recruiting for approximately 80 positions to cover all grades of staff and, to support this, is buying an apartment block which it plans to convert into staff accommodation. In total the company is spending in the region of£10 million in Jersey over the next 12 months. Gary Hartland, chairman of Gu

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