Project Care cleared to build second home

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

The Project Care Initiative, of which not-for-profit provider The Fremantle Trust is a key member, has received planning permission for the second of its new care homes for older people, to be built on the Berryfields site in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. This will eventually replace the existing home at Icknield Court. Fremantle Trust chief executive Carole Sawyers said that despite the move to more domiciliary care provision, it was predicted that there will be an increasing demand for residential care homes, particularly care homes with nursing and specialist dementia care, in the future. “It is essential that we evolve to meet future demand,” said Ms Sawyers. “We are a local charity providing local services, to local residents. It is essential that we have good quality, up-to-date, purpose built premises so that we can provide those older people who need to move to residential care with the right kind of care services. Project Care is the name of the project to redevelop Fremantle’s service

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