Guild Care to build £4m care home in Worthing

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

Worthing based charity Guild Care is building a 54-bed care home with nursing in Worthing at a cost of £4 million. Work has just begun at the site in Wykeham Road. Scheduled to open in September 2005, the care home will significantly exceed national standards with an ensuite bathroom with WC and level access shower for every resident, a range of communal lounges and dining areas and a roof garden overlooking a nearby park. Guild Care’s chief executive Rob Benfield said the home was being financed by a mixture of grants from major trust funds and bank borrowing based on the charity¹s excellent record of providing quality care over the last 70 years. The charity runs a number of care homes in Worthing, including Caer Gwent in Downview Road that was recently extended and modernised at a cost of £3 million. “Our home will be among the best in the country,” Mr Benfield said. “We will provide excellent care in a superb environment for older people with varying needs.” The building, which has been carefully desig

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