Official opening of Westhill Park with the Mayor & Mayoress of Kettering
Kettering’s newest care home, Westhill Park, has been officially opened this week by special guests the Mayor and Mayoress of Kettering. The home opened its doors to local healthcare professionals, charities, associations and business owners, giving them the opportunity to view the new state-of-the-art facilities.
The purpose-built home, which is located on Chataway Drive in Westhill, will provide a home for 66 local older people requiring residential or dementia care.
All residents will stay at Westhill Park on an All-Inclusive basis. Co-founders and Directors Andrew Long and Chris Babington welcomed their guests and introduced them to the team that will care for their new residents.
Guests were treated to tours of the three storey home, which includes 66 bedrooms with en-suite wet rooms, a garden room, library, cinema, hair and beauty salon, landscaped gardens and an English tea room complete with balcony areas. They then enjoyed a gourmet buffet lunch prepared by the in-house chefs. The Mayor, Councillor Burton spoke with the team and enjoyed listening to their views and excitement for the new home.
Allison Purkiss, Service & Relationship Manager was eager to show off the outstanding facilities to visitors. She said, “Everyone here at Westhill Park has enjoyed showing the community around our beautiful new home. We have a great staff team and unique facilities and we are all looking forward to making Westhill Park a fantastic place to live and work
Chris Babington, Co-Founder and Director of Oakdale Care Group said, “We are really excited to have opened our new home in Kettering and have already had a great welcome from the local community: we are delighted that Mayor James Burton and Mayoress Lorraine Burton embraced the occasion and share our vision of creating a friendly and welcoming environment for all in and around Kettering.
The home will be the fourth facility for operator, Oakdale Care Group which also includes Timken Grange, in Duston, Northampton. Oakdale Care Group is a small, privately owned company providing high quality care in luxury accommodation, with the ethos of providing the best care, every day to every one.