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Residents at Longton Nursing Home make the most of the sun with a picnic...

The doors are open to our brand new care home...






Northfield Care Centre was opened at an open day on Saturday 6 May by Thorne Moorends Town Mayor, Susan Durant, who cut the ribbon in a special ceremony to officially open the home to members of the public.

The Mayor was joined by Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mark Houlbrook, as well as invited guests and visitors. The open day provided an opportunity for visitors and potential clients to view the facilities on offer at the home.

Company Chairman, Mr Paul Warren-Gray gave a short speech along with Home Manager, Andrea Fletcher,  to welcome everyone to the modern, 80 bed centre.

Those who attended the open day were welcomed with a glass of prosecco on arrival, and enjoyed a light bite to eat whilst they looked round the home.

Northfield Care Centre offers nursing and residential care for older people, as well as respite and day care and a dementia care unit.

Mayor Durant, said: "It was a privilege to be invited to the opening of the new Northfield Care Centre. Everyone was made very welcome by those running the home".

The Mayor said she spent some of her time at the centre talking to nursing staff: "After speaking to staff members their caring nature and heartfelt dedication to the role was obvious to see. "The home is a lovely environment and a much needed facility in the town".

Northfield Care Centre is open at any time, so if you were not able to make it along to the open day please contact  01405 816042 and arrange a tour at a time that is convenient to you.

Posted: 10th May 2017

Birthday Celebrations at Longton Nursing Home...

There was a very special birthday celebration at Longton Nursing Home in Preston this week as Resident Reg Stevens turned 100 years old.

Reg was born on the 25th January 1917.

A visit from the Mayor was arranged as well as a big party with lots of food and cakes.

Reg had a lovely day as did his friends, family and other residents and staff members.

Happy Birthday Reg!!

Date Posted: 26th Jan 2017

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