Leading Scottish care provider, LOVE Care, has expanded into residential care after acquiring a new home in Airdrie.
The entry into residential care comes after a continuous expansion of LOVE Care’s service portfolio during last year amid growing demand in Scotland.
As part of SQA accredited learning and training centre, LOVE Group, the care provider will complement its residential services with educational support in line with the services that it already provides in local authorities, including South Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh. It will also offer holistic therapy and wellbeing services to those in the home.
Lynn Bell, CEO of LOVE Care (pictured), said: “We are delighted to expand our services into residential care. This will allow us to be providers of every tier of care services to vulnerable children in our country.
“Our aim as a social business is to bring love and support into children’s care services, ensuring that no matter what their background is, our children will be given the best possible start in life.
“We offer unique family support plans for children in our residential homes as well as a range of resilient support plans to enable their future success through a number intensive and holistic therapy and wellbeing services.
“We strongly believe in the need to improve the care standards of Scotland and urge all providers to raise their game and look at solutions to create a sustainable and successful care sector.
“As an example, the career pathway we provide through training supports individuals gain the qualifications to move through the ranks of the care sector and help establish this as a career of choice, helping to improve people’s lives.”