500-plus more beds for Barchester


Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Barchester Healthcare has recently added 10 new care homes to its portfolio with the acquisition of Murchison Associates and the Gary Lewis Group. All of the homes owned in each of these groups have now joined Barchester. The Murchison group consists of four homes which have added 212 beds to Barchester¹s bed count. Three of these homes provide residential care for elderly people and EMI residents. These homes are: Collingtree Park in Northampton, Chater Lodge in Lincolnshire an Hickathrift House in Cambridgeshire. The fourth care home in the Murchison group, Tixover House in Rutland, provides nursing care for elderly people. Most of the properties are conversions, incorporating part purpose-built facilities in Hickathrift House. Barchester Healthcare is now in the process of adding another 20 beds to the group and there are already plans to add retirement bungalows to the property in the future. Barchester¹s most recent acquisitions from the Gary Lewis group, based in the North and North East of England, h





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

Inconstant gardeners

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Last Saturday was fine and dry so I managed to put in a few hours on our allotment. Not...

When the chips go down . . .

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I have heard people say they couldn’t get by without their smartphone, and I suppose this must be true...

Loneliness behind the front doors

By Guest Blogger KEITH LEWIN

Last week SCIE issued its monthly ‘Briefing for Commissioners’, its focus is on social isolation which it correctly says “can...