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Richmond Appoints Village Manager for New Retirement Development in South Oxfordshire

6th October 2009

Richmond Appoints Village Manager for New Retirement Development in South Oxfordshire

Richmond Villages has appointed Elisabeth Parker, as village manager for its new retirement village in Letcombe Regis, near Wantage.

Elisabeth, from Summertown, Oxford, brings a wealth of expertise to the role having previously worked as director of care for Sanctuary Care, a division of Sanctuary Housing.  Prior to that, she was joint operations director for Concept Care - a nursing agency and search and selection company.  She also spent several years managing nursing homes.  Elisabeth completed her registered nurse training at Guy's Hospital, London, followed by ward sister positions and district nursing sister roles in Surrey and Oxfordshire.

Elisabeth will be responsible for all operations and management of the retirement village, and commenting on her appointment, said:  “I am very excited to be working for such a prestigious company, and hope that my skills and experience will help put Richmond Letcombe Regis on the map as a highly successful community that offers something for everyone.”

Said Paddy Brice, managing director of Richmond Villages:  “We welcome Lis to this exciting new development, and are confident she can assemble a great team of care professionals to deliver the quality of service expected at a Richmond Village.”

The purpose built, award winning¹ retirement community, which features stunning landscaped outdoor spaces, including a lake and a nature reserve, offers a wonderful environment and lifestyle with plenty of social opportunities for the over 55s.  Its outstanding facilities include a lakeside restaurant, café, IT room and library, craft rooms, a bowling green, and state-of-the-art wellness spa with a swimming pool.

The village provides a range of deluxe apartments to suit all.  The Village Apartments offer a more independent way of living and are priced from £295,000.  Those requiring more assistance can opt to buy one of the Assisted Living apartments, priced from £250,000.  Residents can benefit from tailored care packages provided by Richmond’s on site domiciliary care team, and hotel-style services including food, beverages, daily maid service and laundry. 

A care home will also be located at the heart of the village providing 24-hour nursing care, within which there will also be a Memory Lane Community, catering for those with a dementia.

The sales office is at Richmond Letcombe Regis, South Street, Letcombe Regis, Oxfordshire, OX12 9JY, and opens from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 4pm Saturday to Sunday.  To arrange a visit, register interest or for further information, please call Sharon Hunt or Mark Young, the Village Advisers, on 01235 773970 or visit www.richmond-villages.com.