InProgress: Kingsley; Exemplar; Hamberley

Brackley Care Home, Northamptonshire

This month’s InProgress features new developments from Kingsley Healthcare, Exemplar Health Care and Hamberley Development


Kingsley opens £12m Brackley home 

Brackley Care Home, Northamptonshire

Kingsley Healthcare has opened its latest care home in Brackley, Northamptonshire.

Built by Deeley Construction, the £12m 66-bed home comprises en-suite rooms and other facilities such as a dementia unit, cinema room, library, café, hairdressing salon, lounges and a sensory garden.

Brackley Care Home is the group’s 26th development.

Kingsley Healthcare has also unveiled plans for a £12m care home, in Holt, north Norfolk.

The scheme will begin in summer 2021 subject to planning approval from North Norfolk District Council.

Exemplar Health Care

Tyne Grange

Provider of specialist nursing care for adults with complex needs Exemplar Health Care has opened a £3.1m care home in Newcastle.

Tyne Grange, a three-storey home and Exemplar Health Care’s first home in the North East, will support 22 adults living with complex mental and physical health conditions.

The development offers en-suite wet rooms and two one-bedroom apartments on the ground floor.

Exemplar Health operates 32 homes across Yorkshire, the Midlands, the North West and North East, with more homes in the development pipeline.

Sam Cottam, commissioning home director at Tyne Grange, said: ‘This community-based home will provide person-centered care and rehabilitation that focuses on maximising independence, building everyday living skills, and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible.’

Hamberley Development

Hamberley Development has been granted permission to build a 57-bedroom neurological rehabilitation centre and an 80-bedroom luxury care home in Southampton, Hampshire.

Work on the site is due to begin early next year with both services open to residents in summer 2022.

The neuro rehabilitation facility will include physiotherapy and medical consulting rooms, a therapy gym as well as lounges, dining rooms, cinema and a café bar. It will also include a self-contained step-down apartment.

This service will be operated by Inspire Neurocare and will provide rehabilitation care, long term care, respite and palliative care for people with brain and spinal injuries as well as complex neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease.

The adjacent care home will include 80 en-suite bedrooms, café bistro, dining room, hair and nail salon, activity room and bar as well as a cinema, dining rooms and lounges.

Daniel Kay, director at Hamberley Development, said: ‘Rehabilitation services are becoming more and more advanced and so it is vital that the appropriate environment exists to deliver these life-changing services.’