Alphacare to build specialist facility on to nursing home

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

Property consultants Chesterton plc has sold, on behalf of the vendor, The Cedars nursing home near Salisbury to Alphacare Holdings Ltd. Alphacare, a newly formed company, will continue to run the nursing home and build a new rehabilitation centre for patients with head and spinal injuries. Prior to the acquisition by Alphacare, Chesterton were quoting £1.3m for The Cedars, which was registered for 35 beds. The specialist rehabilitation unit is intended to see high levels of care provided by trained rehabilitation staff, giving one to one support to patients, unlike most providers where the normal ratio is one to five patients. Alphacare¹s managing director is Barry Williams, who has extensive experience working in the healthcare sector. Mr Williams said discussions were taking place with local health trusts and it was expected that the new brain injury and spinal cord rehabilitation unit would provide specialist care to patients not only in the Salisbury district, but also the Southampton, Portsmouth and P

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