Work starts on Barons Park dementia unit


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

Work has begun at Barons Park nursing home in Leicestershire on a facility which will offer permanent nursing care for younger people with dementia. Barons Park manager Sean Warren said the development follows 15 months’ research involving consultation with leading dementia related specialists, organisations and charities. “Our research has indicated a real need for this service provision,” said Mr Warren. “Nationally there are very few purpose built facilities such as this, and we believe that through our research and planning, we will offer not only appropriate facilities for people seeking long term care, but also a comprehensive service to family members and associates.” The 10-bed facility is a self-contained extension to the existing care home which has been owned by the Warren family since 1988. During this time, the home has offered nursing care to elderly people with advanced forms of dementia. It is hoped that, while the service will build on the well established and existing skills and kn





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