Scarborough dignitary’s welcome new choice and jobs in care

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The Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough, Cllr Hazel Lynskey with Helen Fowler, Sheena Kidd and Nicola Horbury

The Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough, Cllr Hazel Lynskey has officially opened the latest residential, and residential dementia care home Castle Grange on Dean Road in Scarborough.

The care new home is built on the site St Mary’s Hospital and before that, a workhouse; has brought over 80 jobs to the area.

Built over four floors the home has 86 en suite bedrooms, many with views across Scarborough and the sea.

The new home has a hair and beauty salon, and a café bar as well as relaxing lounge areas.

The home also boasts a Winter Garden. A delightful construction within a quadrangle, designed to bring the ‘outside-in’, even on the dullest days.

The third floor is an area fitted out with a living-journey corridor designed to stimulate the memories of residents suffering from memory issues and dementia.

Regional Commissioning Manager Sheena Kidd and Home Manager Nicola Horbury gave Hazel a tour of the home and gardens.

Walking around the home, where bedrooms are named after the many villages and towns in the area, Cllr Hazel Lynskey commented on the home; “I’m thrilled to be invited here today, to open Castle Grange officially and to see the wonderful design work. I wouldn’t mind coming to stay here; it’s like a five-star hotel!”.

Castle Grange Care Home will provide residential, and dementia care for older people as well as end-of-life and physical disability care for people in the North Yorkshire and particularly the Scarborough area who need more support and on-hand care twenty-four hours a day.

Rt Hon Robert Goodwill, Member of Parliament for Scarborough and Whitby with Castle Grange Home Manager, Nicola Horbury

Robert Goodwill MP also visited Castle Grange during last week’s Open Days. He had an who had an opportunity to look around the home.

Robert said: “It’s been a pleasure to look round the home and the high-quality accommodation and services it will provide.
“It’s another choice for the people in the area.
“It has also brought jobs to the area, and that is good for the people of Scarborough”.
For more information and a tour of this new care home, please call 01723 413164 details here Castle Grange.

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