August 5, 2021

£5m specialist nursing home opens in Bradford

Exemplar Health Care, a leading provider of specialist nursing care for adults living with complex needs, has officially opened its £5m state-of-the-art complex needs care home in Bradford.

Wykewood will support 40 adults across four ten-bed units which will specialise in supporting adults with complex mental health needs, neuro-disabilities, brain injuries, spinal injuries, Huntington’s disease and complex dementia. The home will also include a male-only unit.

Each bedroom comes equipped with an en-suite wet room. In addition, the home has communal dining and living spaces as well as a cafe, therapy room, sensory room, salon and large accessible garden. The communal spaces and gardens will serve as a place for residents and visitors alike to enjoy.

Speaking about the opening, Sharon Burton the Commissioning Home Director, said: “I’m thrilled to have opened Exemplar Health Care’s first home in Bradford. This community-based home will provide person-centered care and rehabilitation that focuses on maximising independence, building everyday living skills, and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible.

“It is extremely rewarding to be able to support 40 local people with complex health needs, and to provide over 150 stable and local jobs for those wanting to progress their careers.” 

With 34 homes across England, Exemplar Health Care provides person-centred care and rehabilitation that focuses on maximising independence, building everyday living skills and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible.