Care companies feature in Sunday Times’ rankings


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

Congratulations to the many companies working in the long term care sector which have featured in the _Sunday Times’_ rankings of best companies in various categories. Fastest growing private equity backed companies In the category for private equity backed firms with fastest growing profits seven long term care firms featured in the top 100 companies. In position 19 was Healthcare at Home (Apex has 44%, founder Charles Walsh 43% and others 12%) which provides nurses to provide nursing care at homes operating out of its Burton-on-Trent head office. Apex is reported to be looking for a buyer for the company after it enjoyed profit growth from £2.3m in 2003 to £6m in 2005. In 25th position was Isis Equity Partners backed Care Management Group which cares for children and adults with learning disabilities, and for people with autistic disorders and early dementia. It has 85 residential homes, a school and specialist therapy centres. In 2003 a £30m management buy-out led by founder Michael Buckingham was bac





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