North East care home starts work on 43-bed extension

Posted on 27 May 2011

The extension of a multi million pound care home for people with long term care plans is to create 40 jobs, it has been reported.

Belle Vue Care Home in Middlesbrough will need nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, healthcare assistants and kitchen and domestic staff.

The extension will contain 43 beds, including 16 places for older people paying for care and 27 in a unit for young chronic sick people aged over 18.

Work is already underway on the £3.3 million extension on the Belle Vue Healthcare facility, which is being backed by Yorkshire Bank.

Founder Dr Dilip Acquilla told the publication: "We are pleased to be expanding with this exciting new facility and creating new jobs at a time when the public sector is facing cutbacks and unemployment is high."

This follows news that a Scarborough care home has been given the go ahead to attach a four-bedroom extension, reports the Scarborough Evening News.

Posted by Nigel Murphy

 

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