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Work starts on multi-million pound Shinfield care home

April 25th 2019


Care UK with development and construction partner, Castleoak, have celebrated the start of work on a new £6.5m care home in Shinfield.

Shinfield - Start on site

When complete, the purpose-built home on Hollow Lane will provide full time residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 68 older people, and will create 100 jobs.

The construction follows an in-depth demographic analysis led by Castleoak’s development team, which established the need for a high-quality care home in the area, before acquiring the site and gaining planning permission.

The two-storey home, which is expected to welcome its first residents in June 2020, will include facilities such as a cinema, café and hairdressing salon. Secure and wheelchair friendly landscaped outdoor space will include sensory gardens, water features and seating to give residents the opportunity to spend quality time outdoors.

Gary Renton, construction project manager for Care UK, said: “We are delighted that work has begun on the new care home in Shinfield, not least because this impressive development reflects our commitment to improving the provision of residential care in the town. 

“At Care UK, we take great pride in the build quality, layout and design of each individual home, as these factors can greatly impact the everyday experiences of those living in a care environment. Our new care home will live up to these standards, and will provide a quality home for older people from Shinfield and beyond.”

Craig Currie, chief executive at Castleoak, said: “Construction of this new care home has got off to a great start, and we are on schedule to complete the scheme in June 2020. This is another high quality development conceived by Castleoak, and we are proud to also be progressing with construction of this much needed new care home for the Shinfield community.” 

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Purpose-built Parsons Grange in Shinfield near Reading offers professional and compassionate care for older people in luxurious surroundings. Parsons Grange has been designed to provide the perfect home from home for your loved one. Not only are the lounges and dining rooms the epitome of luxury and comfort, but there is also a hair and beauty salon, café, bar, gym, activity rooms and a sumptuous cinema. Outside, the glorious gardens are ideal to wander through or to sit and enjoy the wildlife. If your loved one enjoys horticulture, they are more than welcome to join in with looking after the garden. Our professional teams take time to learn about every resident, listening to their life stories and noting down their preferences on their tailored care plan. This ensures that they receive the best care, are offered their favourite meals, freshly prepared by the in-house chef, and are able to take part in daily activities that they’ll enjoy. As specialists in caring for those living with dementia, Parsons Grange features the latest, innovative ideas, including clear signage, colour schemes and lighting plans, as well as themed areas. Together these encourage a sense of independence by supporting residents as they move around the home. With en-suite wet rooms, residents’ rooms are spacious and bright, all include a state-of-the-art flat-screen TV, and some have direct access to the gardens. Decorating their room with special treasured possessions and pictures allows your loved to feel comfortable and at home.

Parsons Grange
Westall Street

0330 058 3242

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