Inaugural brunch validated role of care homes


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

A new initiative jointly sponsored by the business transfer agents GLP and The Royal Bank of Scotland and organised by Caring Times was recently launched in the City of London. The first in a series of networking ‘brunches’ was held at the prestigious City Conference Centre. The purpose of the brunches is to offer leading providers and suppliers to the long term care sector the opportunity to meet with old friends, meet new friends, enjoy brunch including a glass of champagne and listen to some interesting presentations all within a short punchy three hour interval – not much longer that some people’s lunch ‘hour’ in fact. The theme for this brunch was ‘Care Homes: still the best return on capital and effort invested’. At a time when alternatives to residential accommodation are being widely considered, the event examined a very important and effective business model. Andrew Long, group managing director of GLP, opened the formalities by making a strong case for the role of the care home, albe





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