New facility opens to meet specialist care need in Kent


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

Craegmoor Healthcare opened a new care home for young people with learning disabilities in Folkestone to meet a recognised need for specialist care in the Kent district. Craegmoor says the development of The Cherries, a six-bed home, is the result of the company working in close partnership with Kent County Council and London Borough of Bromley Social Services to identify and meet the needs of young adults with learning disabilities. Developed and managed by Craegmoor, a major UK provider of specialist healthcare, The Cherries provides care for young people who are coming to the end of special schooling or are in other placements that are not deemed suitable to meet their long-term needs. Craegmoor development director Neil Davies said the opening of The Cherries built on Craegmoor¹s existing working relationship with Kent County Council, following the development of a new supported living service tailored for people with mental health needs in Shepway in July. “Ensuring that appropriate care choices are ava





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