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Monday, 24 April 2017

£4m Wood Green Healthcare Centre to create over 100 jobs in Newtownabbey

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A new care home for elderly people is to open this month in Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, creating more than 100 new jobs.

The 80-bed Wood Green Healthcare centre, just off the Circular Road, represents an investment of almost £4 million.

The facility sits on a four-acre site just north of Belfast. It specialises in frail-elderly and dementia care and has state-of-the-art facilities, as well as a private landscaped garden for residents.

Supported by finance from Ulster Bank, the new facility opens this month and recruitment for a range of roles is ongoing.

Owner, Malachy Donnelly stated: “The care home’s approach is about much more than meeting the care needs of residents, it is about looking after the whole well-being of the individual, providing a luxury lifestyle that is both enriching and rewarding. Ulster Bank have supported in helping us achieve this.”

“This is a benchmark healthcare facility where residents receive the best care possible, as all care assistants and staff are trained extensively in-house, not only to comply with the required national standards, but to the Home’s own exacting standards,” he added.

Pictured: Mark Donnelly of Wood Green Care Home with Leona McNicholl and Nigel Walsh of Ulster Bank.