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Mayor helps open Mercia Grange

August 20th 2018


The people of Sutton Coldfield were invited to celebrate the grand launch of the town’s newest care home, opened by the Mayor of Sutton Coldfield, Derrick Griffin.

The local community enjoyed a host of entertainment at Mercia Grange, as part of its official opening celebrations.

The team was joined by the Mayor of the Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, Derrick Griffin, who cut the ribbon alongside the care home’s first resident Raymond Meacheam, and Care UK’s operations director, Geoff Edwards.

Guests were entertained by local 1940s singer, Lula May, and a Glenn Miller tribute band, as well as professional magician, Russ Styler. There was plenty of fun activities for all, including pet therapy with Elizabeth Scott, a special baking demonstration, and a trip to the movies in the cinema room. 

Mercia Grange home manager, Shirley Gibbs, said: “We were delighted to welcome the Mayor of Royal Sutton Coldfield, Derrick Griffin, to officially open the home and mark this important milestone. We would also like to thank Ray, the residents and everyone who visited and helped make this such a special day.

“Since we opened the doors to Mercia Grange, the residents and their families have been at the heart of everything we do. It was fantastic to welcome so many local people to the home, our grand launch really was a day to remember.” 

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Mercia Grange is a CQC-rated ‘outstanding’ care home providing a full range of round-the-clock care for older people. Our Sutton Coldfield home provides completely personalised residential, nursing and dementia care on a short-term and permanent basis. The emphasis at Mercia Grange is on enabling your loved one to continue to enjoy a wonderful lifestyle. The home has its own cinema room, hair and beauty salon – plus an inviting café where residents can help themselves to a freshly brewed coffee or speciality tea, as well as a slice of homemade cake.

Mercia Grange
538 Lichfield Road
Four Oaks
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B74 4EH

0333 321 8399

  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Residential care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care