Not-for-profit provider extends its reach

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

To reflect a wider georgaphic spread of services, not-for-profit provider The Dorset Trust is now known as “Care South”. Caring Times editor Geoff Hodgson recently attended a function to celebrate the opening of the company’s new headquarters in Poole, where the rebranding was announced. Care South chairman Felicity Irwin DL said the Trust, created in 1991 by the then Dorset County Council, had increasingly broadened range of care provision now delivered not only in Dorset, Poole and Bournemouth, but also in South Somerset and Hampshire. “We are also hoping to win a homecare contract in Devon,” said Mrs Irwin. “In recent years, the company has expanded its range of services to meet the diverse needs of the community. “In addition to operating residential care homes it now provides care at home, Å’extracare1 within sheltered housing schemes and specialist dementia care units within some of the residential homes. “The new name, Care South, is a clear statement of the company’s mission to deliver quality care ac

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