care home opens major new refurbishment
Mayor opened a newly-refurbished second floor at Burnham Nursing
and Care Home on Friday (January 20th).
new residential floor features seventeen luxury bedrooms with en-suite
bathrooms, new lounges and new dining areas.
refurbishment is part of a rolling upgrade programme at the home,
which is based in Burnham's Oxford Street.
a school and home for retired nuns from the La Retraite order, the
building was thoughtfully converted to a care home in 1991 with
many original features retained.
building has a long and interesting history in the community at
Burnham-On-Sea but has been in need of refurbishment for sometime,"
explained Alykahn Kachra, Managing Director of Country Court Care.
refurbishment will help us to bring the home up to the high standard
that we have in place across the Country Court Care group."
by a new management team, The Burnham Nursing & Care Home has
an exciting future ahead and the new Home Manager Ken Bishop says
he's looking forward to building on the excellent care provided
at the home.
Burnham Nursing & Care Home is currently home to 53 residents
and offers nursing, residential and dementia care in a homely setting.
joined Country Court Care in November and has many years of care
home management experience, having worked in care since 1995 after
leaving the military where he was a Royal Navy diver and medic.
first worked as a carer, then qualified as a Registered General
Nurse before working his way up to a management position. Originally
from the Somerset area Ken lives in Bristol and is looking forward
to the exciting plans in place for The Burnham Nursing & Care
am very happy to be managing The Burnham Nursing & Care Home,
I'm a family person and I love the family atmosphere here at the
home, Country Court Care is a very family orientated business,"
got exciting plans to expand and continue with the fantastic care
offered here at The Burnham. I'm lucky to be working with a great
team of carers and support staff here at the home."