On the 19th of January, Country Court Care welcomed local dignitaries and business people to the Grand Opening of their newest care home, Oakview Lodge, in Welwyn Garden City.
Grant Schapps MP, along with Councillor Barbara Fitzsimon, The Deputy Mayor of Welwyn Garden City and Country Court Care’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Abdul Kachra cut the ribbon whilst guests toasted the opening with a glass of champagne. A buffet lunch was followed by the opportunity for guests to talk to the newly appointed care team and explore the luxury facilities.
Also in attendance were Councillor Richard Thake (Chairman of the Hertfordshire County Council), Councillor Stuart (Mayor of Stevenage), Councillor Dunkley (Mayor of Hertford) and Councillor Crump (Mayor of Broxbourne).
Oakview Lodge aims to showcase how style and elegance can be incorporated in to the development of a Care Home, whilst incorporating state of the art design and functionality, all whilst retaining a reasonable price tag, which is affordable to the local community.
Built on the old site of the Queen Elizabeth ll Hospital, Oakview Lodge is spread over three floors and will boasts room for 64 residents, a hair salon, a tea room, a relaxation spa, a pub (called the Hatfield Arms), a cinema room, a family room and numerous lounges/communal areas.
Oakview Lodge will be part of the family owned business Country Court Care, who have been established since 1983 and has its headquarters in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Their belief is that all older people deserve the best quality of life and this sits at the heart of their family ethos.