Care home being built set to create 50 new jobs

Darren Taylor on site of the new Baedling Manor care home in Bedlington.
Darren Taylor on site of the new Baedling Manor care home in Bedlington.

WORK has started on a new multi-million pound care home which is looking to create more than 50 new jobs in the area.

Redevelopment of the former Elliott Garage in Front Street West, Bedlington, has started to create the 41-bedroom care home and day care facility featuring cinema, residents’ bar and café.

The 2,500sq metre Baedling Manor, run by care provider Alcyone Healthcare will also feature a hair salon, newsagent, bistro, function space, library, spa facilities, sensory garden and 41 bespoke suites providing residential, respite and day care.

Managing director Darren Taylor said: “Not only will we be providing unrivalled and unique person-centred care to each resident, but we have also paid particular attention to every detail in the home.

“From luxurious, practical interior design to a specialist dementia care unit that will provide and promote opportunities for stimulation and fulfilment, we can support residents to live a purposeful and meaningful life and help them to maximise their full potential.”

He added: “Providing a convenient ‘village like’ feel within the grounds ensures that our residents will have everything they need at their fingertips, in addition to being able to enjoy immediate access to all local amenities.

“Being situated in the very hub of the local community makes our care services easily accessible and also provides the added advantage that residents can remain very much a part of the wider community so it will suit every need.”

Alcyone Healthcare has started the recruitment process for managers and care workers ahead of the care home opening in September.