Operators articles

Dr Chai Patel

Bupa acquisition fuels debt burden concerns

Bupa acquisition fuels debt burden concerns

HC-One’s expected acquisition of around 150 Bupa care homes, which is scheduled to be completed in the autumn, has fuelled concerns about the increasing debt burden of the UK’s largest providers.
care home nurse

Runwood Homes faces Doncaster strike action

Staff at seven Runwood Homes services in South Yorkshire are set to stage strike action next month in a row over changes to their contracts.
Karen Bolt, Katie Western, Paul Courtney, Mike and Eileen Harvey, Alison Adair and Gabriela Ogreanu

Southern Healthcare gains second Outstanding

Independent care provider Southern Healthcare is celebrating its second Outstanding CQC rating in a month.

Bupa Cumbrian care home rated Inadequate

Bupa’s Cold Springs Park care home in Penrith, Cumbria has been rated Inadequate by the CQC following an inspection in June.

Hadrian Healthcare shortlisted for International Design Award

A £600,000 Hadrian Healthcare refurbishment project has been shortlisted for an International Design Award.
Beaumont House

Innovative partnership improves elderly quality of life

An innovative partnership in Tendring, North East Essex has helped improve the quality of life of elderly people.
John Robinson III

Methodist Homes appoints Chair of Board of Trustees

John Robinson has been appointed Methodist Home Association’s (MHA’s) Chair of Board of Trustees.
Anville Court

Metro Bank provides £10m funding for Capital Care Group

Metro Bank has provided over £10.2m in funding for Shrewsbury-based Capital Care Group.

Clear window row gets residents all steamed up

Bradford residents are up in arms over a last minute request by Abbeyfield Society to remove obscuring film from windows of a £10m care home due to open next month.
Roger Pratap MD of Majesticare with Graham Harper the Health and Social Director of Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank funds £5.6m care home

Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank has provided a £5.6m funding package for a Majesticare home in Worcestershire.