Stockport based Borough Care, the largest not for profit care provide for the elderly in Stockport, has been granted planning consent for an extension at one of its homes.
Bruce Lodge in Offerton is to get a new two-storey wing that providing 18 en-suite bedrooms and a social dining space.
Dr Mark Ward, CEO at Borough Care, said:
“At a time of ever increasing pressure on hospital and care home beds, this is a significant investment we are making to boost the number available for people in Stockport.
“As people are living longer, and the number with dementia continues to increase, this is part of our ongoing strategy to meet the needs of a growing ageing population in our area.”
Borough Care is one of Stockport’s major employers and has over 550 staff delivering residential care in Stockport and support across 11 homes in Cale Green, Bramhall, Offerton, Hazel Grove, Brinnington, Heaton Chapel, Davenport and Gatley.
All homes are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and in 2014 Borough Care was awarded ‘Investor in People’ Silver Award in recognition of the high value the organisation apply on training for staff, providing regular training courses in-house, as well as encouraging and supporting staff at all levels to obtain national qualifications.
Borough Care also provide active recovery and day care provision.
Bruce Lodge in Offerton currently provides accommodation and support for 47 older people living with dementia and other mental health conditions.