Care home is UK’s greenest

General manager Jane Tombleson recieves the keys to Juniper House from Castleoak specialist care developer on behalf of Barchester Homes
General manager Jane Tombleson recieves the keys to Juniper House from Castleoak specialist care developer on behalf of Barchester Homes
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BRACKLEY’S newest care home is set to become one of the greenest buildings of its kind.

On Wednesday Barchester Healthcare received the keys to Juniper House care home in Candleford Close.

General manager Jane Tombleson accepted the keys to the 60-bed property from Dean Richards, project director for the Castleoak development group.

Mrs Tomblesom said Castleoak had done a sterling job and that she was looking forward to welcoming their first residents in March.

Juniper House is also on target to be the UK’s first care home to achieve the pioneering PassivHaus environmental standard by producing only 40 per cent of the CO2 a typical 60 bed home would produce,