Our newest home, Sycamore Park Care Home in Huddersfield, is fast taking shape and we expect to be opening the doors to residents in autumn 2017.
The new £4m home stands on the site of the old Badger pub off Bradley Road in Huddersfield, and includes larger than average en-suite bedrooms, a beauty salon, cinema, cafe, bar and multi-activity room, plus landscaped gardens, and countryside views from its extra-large rooms on the upper floor.
Manager Jackie Foxton, a registered nurse with over 30 years of experience in the nursing and care industry, including 20 years in care home management roles, has been joined by deputy manager Angela Napier and the pair are already busy starting to recruit a first class team of staff.
We are very proud to say that this is Darrington Healthcare’s fourth Yorkshire care home, and we aim to make sure Sycamore Park gains the same reputation for exceptional standards of care as our other three care homes in Pontefract, Doncaster and Dewsbury.
We asked Jackie what the most important factor in creating a happy and welcoming environment is: “The quality of the staff make all the difference to a care home, and one of my first jobs is to hand-pick the right team to care for our residents. We will be looking for people who are committed to providing a high level of care and helping our residents to live well to their full potential, and who are keen to take up the training and career opportunities we can offer,” said Jackie.
“I’ve worked for large care home operators in the past and I am thrilled to be working for a smaller, privately owned company where care is a real priority, and to have the freedom to manage a home and deliver care the way it should be delivered.
“Darrington’s other homes have become a real part of the community, where residents lead happy lives, and we intend to make Sycamore Park just the same.”
As Colin Pratt and his construction crew work hard to get the building finished we have ready had people contacting us to ask when they can look round. Jackie and the team are looking forward to getting the building finished and our interior designers in, so we can invite people along to see what we can offer.
If you would like to be added to our Open Weekend invitation list, please call Jackie on 01484 426 650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.