New era and new team for luxury Melksham care home


blenheimhouseA MELKSHAM luxury care home has unveiled its all new senior leadership team as the home prepares to almost double in size.

Home Manager Mark Barnes and his team will welcome residents to the new look Blenheim House Care Centre in October with the opening of a state-of-the-art extension.

The new 32 bed building will include a traditional pub, an indoor potting shed, pet shop and beautifully landscaped sensory gardens.

Mark, who has held leadership roles in the care sector for more than 12 years, said he was delighted to be joining Blenheim House at such an exciting time.

He said: “I’m thrilled to be working with such an inspiring group of people, all focused on delivering truly personalised care for our residents here at Blenheim House.

“The opening of the new building will be a wonderful addition to the already strong community we have developed and will feature some impressive facilities – I’m particularly looking forward to welcoming people to our traditional pub!

“We want to help our residents continue to live their life as they choose; seeing possibilities and new opportunities rather than limitations.”

Joining Mark in the new leadership team are; Amanda Harlow (deputy manager), Sam Bentley (community engagement coordinator), Florian Ehbrecht (hospitality manager) and Hayley Baker (Head of Care).

Mark added that he was looking forward to introducing himself to the local community in the coming weeks and months.

He said: “I am determined to put Blenheim House at the heart of the local community so our residents can continue to enjoy the highest quality of life while they stay with us.

“Blenheim House is above all a home first, a place where people come to create new memories with their loved ones and their friends in the local community.”

Blenheim House Care Centre, on Bath Road, is part of the Majesticare Group of luxury care homes.

Amongst many innovative features the existing home has 53 individually styled en-suite bedrooms, an art deco cinema, hair salon, brasserie with restaurant style menu, beauty salon, library and Wi-Fi services throughout the building.


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