A major milestone has been marked at a new, state-of-the-art, 80 bed Hallmark care home in Bath, Somerset which will include 15 luxurious suites alongside several state-of-the-art facilities.
The site’s construction team were recently joined by multi-award-winning Hallmark Care Homes’ Chair Avnish Goyal, MP for Bath Wera Hobhouse and the Mayor of Bath Councillor June Player to mark the next stage of the build.
As part of the special event, a stone block was pointed and a special commemorative plaque unveiled. Guests then enjoyed refreshments nearby and a presentation from the care homes experienced interior designer, regional hospitality manager and commissioning manager.
Midford Manor Care Home is being built by Savista Developments at a cost of £16 million on a 1.6-acre site at Frome Road in Bath. The home will provide residential, nursing and dementia care and create 100 jobs locally.
Facilities will include; a café that will serve complimentary hot drinks and homemade cakes and biscuits, a state-of-the-art cinema and a luxurious hairdressing salon and therapy room. In addition to spacious bedrooms with full en-suites, the home will have 15 exclusive suites which will include a fully fitted kitchenette with the latest appliances, a dining area, lounge as well as a large ensuite bathroom.
Other innovations at the home include; a wellness room that will support residents to build up strength and keep fit, a specialist dementia community that incorporates the latest technology and thinking in care home design as well as an abundance of outdoor space on all floors. This includes terraces, a roof garden and garden bar where residents will be encouraged to take part in gardening and enjoy the sun all year round.
Avnish Goyal said: “This year we will celebrate 25 years of building and running industry-leading care homes. Following our success in 2021 winning Residential Care Provider at three separate award ceremonies, we are excited to be able to create a luxurious and engaging new care community in Bath and deliver exceptional care to future residents.
“Midford Manor Care Home will provide residents with a place where they feel safe and supported to live an active and fulfilled life. Our caring and dedicated teams will be provided with ongoing training and support and much thought and consideration has gone into the design of this beautiful new home.”
Bath MP Wera Hobhouse commented: “It was a real pleasure to join the Hallmark Care Homes team celebrating a new milestone at Midford Manor in Odd Down. Hallmark Care Homes’ promises to bring a lot of caring expertise to Bath, especially in dementia care. It is obvious how much thought has gone into the planning and building of the new facility and I am looking forward to seeing it open later in the year.”
Midford Manor is scheduled to open its doors to its first residents this autumn. The new development will be Hallmark’s 21st care home.
Hallmark is an established, family-run care provider that has three CQC rated ‘Outstanding’ homes. It provides residential, nursing and dementia care to 1,200 residents across 19 locations in England and Wales and has won 100 awards over the last 25 years including; ‘Residential Care Provider’ at the 2021 Health Investor, National Care and Leaders in Care Awards ceremonies. For further information please visit www.hallmarkcarehomes.co.uk.
Savista is an award-winning construction company of exceptional later living care homes and retirement communities. Its care homes are designed by an expert team in dementia care, using new technologies, processes and innovations to meet the needs and expectations of residents and improve lifestyles. As well as providing a design and build service for Hallmark Care Homes, it also constructs homes for another company in the group, luxury retirement developer Santhem Residences, launched in September 2020 to focus on retirement living. Santhem Residences’ first scheme – Shenfield Village near Brentwood – will launch to homeowners in early 2022.
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