Fold Housing Association recently invested £315,000 to complete major refurbishments works at Manor Court. Residents were joined by the Mayor of Craigavon, Cllr Carla Lockhart and Fold’s Chairman, Mr William Cameron at the official re-launch of Manor Court.
The refurbishment has seen the creation of a new Sun Room and much improved entrance foyer and an important software upgrade that will has allowed Manor Court to welcome older people with Dementia. The modernisation plans were conceived to ensure that Fold’s resident’s can continue to receive the best housing, care and support possible.
Speaking at the opening, Mr Cameron commented, “ Manor Court provides a welcoming, homely environment which provides care and support whilst promoting the independence of those who live here. This scheme is an integral part of the housing, care and support provision in the Borough of Craigavon and the recent improvements demonstrate how Fold have sought to transform the care provision which is delivered here”
Manor Court was originally opened in 1994, by the then Junior Minister for Northern Ireland, Malcolm Moss and over the years Manor Court has grown to become part of the local community in Lurgan.
Today Manor Court provides housing, care and support to 36 frail older persons, including those with dementia on a 24 hour bases and 5 respite overnight care places for adults with a learning disability. A further 40 Day Care places are provided each week for older people in the local community enabling them to come together, enjoy a hot meal and a range of therapeutic activities.