Apr 2004– Jasmine acquired St Andrew’s (then registered for 28 residents).
Feb 2005 – Jasmine was awarded Investors in People status, emphasising our early commitment to our staff and their training.
Apr 2005 – We purchased our second home, Orchard Court, in Brigg, North Lincolnshire (then registered for 24 residents living in 23 bedrooms).
May 2005 – Almost simultaneously we acquired of our third home, Oxendon House, in Market Harborough, Leicestershire. At this time the home was registered for 27 residents.
Mar 2006 – A twelve bedroom extension was completed at St Andrew’s taking the home to a registration of 40 residents. At the same time major external improvements were made to the grounds and gardens at this home to improve the environment for our residents.
Apr 2006 – Our fourth home, Avenue House, in Rushden, Northamptonshire was purchased.
Nov 2006 – Major works were carried out at Oxendon House resulting in three additional high specification bedrooms with ensuite facilities. In addition, a number of existing bedrooms were refurbished and ensuite facilities added.
Dec 2006 – Three additional high specification bedrooms with ensuite facilities were completed at Avenue House taking the home’s registration to its current 45 residents. A further bedroom was also added at Orchard Court.
Mar 2007 – Our corporate head office was moved from St Andrew’s to new purpose built offices near the centre of Sleaford in Lincolnshire. This enabled the creation of an additional bedroom with ensuite facilities at St Andrew’s and ensured Jasmine had sufficient head office space for future growth.
Jul 2007 – The transformational renovation of the front exterior of Oxendon House was completed. This project both radically improved the aesthetics of the home and significantly increased the parking available;the latter being a pre-requisite for the home to further extended. In addition, the total refurbishment of the main grand staircase, one of the lounges and all ground floor corridors was completed.
Mar 2008 – A further three high specification bedrooms with ensuite facilities were completed at Oxendon House taking its registration to 33 residents.
May 2008 – The first major redevelopment of Orchard Court was completed adding two additional high specification bedrooms with ensuite facilities, extending and upgrading the dining room facilities and creating a new landscaped patio area.
Jun 2008 – Jasmine Court, a pioneering development of nine independent living bungalows for the elderly adjacent to Orchard Court was opened. These units allow residents to maintain their independence for as long as possible whilst having the resources of Orchard Court on the doorstep.
Jan 2011 – A major refurbishment of the original vicarage part of St Andrew’s was completed. This project included the total refurbishment of all corridors and staircases and six large bedrooms, including adding new ensuite facilities. The priority of this project was to ensure that the exceptional character of the original building was further enhanced.
Feb 2011 – Jasmine Court was further increased in size through the acquisition of an adjacent bungalow with half an acre of land.
Jun 2011 – Steven Dexter was recruited as Compliance Support Manager to support all our homes to provide even higher standards of care. Steven ensures that our homes meet rigorous compliance standards consistently at all times.
Mar 2012 – A second extension of St Andrew’s was completed. This added six new bedrooms and converted three existing rooms into two larger rooms with ensuite facilities, resulting in an increase in the registration of this home to 45 residents.
Mar 2014 – A third extension and refurbishment programme at Oxendon House was completed. Five additional large bedrooms with wet rooms were added, which effectively replaced the five bedrooms lost due to ten existing rooms being reconfigured to create five large bedrooms with wet room facilities. This was a huge investment in Oxendon House to improve the quality of accommodation offered to our residents without any increase in the registration numbers of the home.
Nov 2014 – Jasmine’s long standing head office employee, Rosalind Martin was promoted to Office Manager in anticipation of our future growth. This internal promotion reflected the value we place on rewarding commitment and a strong work ethic.
Mar 2015 – Jasmine acquired its fifth home, South Moor Lodge, situated in the small picturesque village of Walkeringham, near Doncaster. This home is registered for 40 residents with huge potential to simultaneously improve the existing accommodation and add additional bedrooms.
Nov 2015 – Three additional independent living bungalows were completed at Jasmine Court taking it to a total of 13 in total.
Mar 2016 – We doubled the footprint of our head office premises at Sleaford to provide training facilities, an improved working environment for our dedicated central support team and space for the future expansion of Jasmine.
Dec 2016 – Orchard Court’s registration with CQC was increased from 26 residents to its current registration of 34, by registering up to eight of the 13 independent living bungalows, for the provision of full residential care for the elderly.
May 2017 – Martyn Heginbotham joined Jasmine, as Care & Operations Director, to drive the continued improvement of existing homes and to support Chris Clark, the founder of Jasmine and Managing Director to responsibly grow the company by acquiring further homes in need of improvement.
July 2017 – We completed our most ambitious extension yet with the addition of 16 large bedrooms with wet room facilities at Oxendon House and increased the home’s registration to its current 45 residents.
Sept 2017 – The final phase of the ambitious programme to reconfigure and refurbish Oxendon House was completed and resulted in all the remaining small rooms without ensuite facilities being made into four large bedrooms with wet rooms and an additional communal space for residents was created. In addition, important improvements were made to the home’s infrastructure, including the home’s laundry facilities being significantly enlarged and improved and the car park being extended. Finally, a small café area for residents and visitors to meet was created and the extensive grounds were professionally landscapedto incorporate a sensory garden for residents to enjoy. This project, more than any to date, exemplified our strategy of simultaneously sympathetically extending and refurbishing our homes to respect and enhance their character and period features.