Our new complex needs care home in Pontefract, opens in two months

20 September 2021


Bennett Court, Exemplar Health Care’s £5 million state-of-the-art complex needs care home in South Elmsall, Pontefract, is set to open in two months.

The three-storey home, will have 30 large bedrooms - each with an en suite wet room - spread over three floors and surrounded by large landscaped gardens. Bennett Court will also have high-quality communal spaces, including landscaped gardens, for service users and their visitors to enjoy.

The home will care for 30 adults living with a range of complex needs including people living with a brain injury, neuro-disability, spinal injury, physical disability and mental health condition.

Bennett court will also give service users the ability to participate in activities that encourage being part of a community. The in-house Therapy Team will work with service users to develop and build on skills to maximise independence.

Watch our virtual tour of Bennett Court here.

‘Raring to go’

“We’re raring to go,” said Helen Lawson, Bennett Court’s Commissioning Home Director. Helen brings 16 years of specialist nursing experience to the role.

“We’re proud that Bennett Court can support 30 people, and provide over 150 stable, secure and varied local jobs.”

“Bennett Court will have a beauty salon including a hairdresser’s sink and chair, large and spacious lounges on every unit, bariatric bedrooms on the ground floor and a hub in the reception that will enable service users to participate in cooking and rehabilitation." Helen added.

Hear more from Helen and her hopes for Bennett Court’s first six months.

Make a referral

Exemplar Health Care has 35 homes across Yorkshire, the Midlands, North East and North West that provide a welcoming and supportive environment where people can feel at home, keep doing what they enjoy, and stay close to family, friends and loved ones.

If you want to speak to someone about making a referral to one of our homes, please contact our Referrals Team on 01709 565777 or email referrals@exemplarhc.com.

Care and nursing jobs at Bennett Court

Our roles offer stable employment, with flexible shifts, full support and training, as well as a great rewards and benefits package, including:

  • excellent career development opportunities
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • enhanced Employee Assistance Programme
  • welcome bonus for Nurses.

To apply for a role, or to find out more about Bennett Court, visit here.