Robinia expands with three homes in the Midlands

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

Robinia Care Group, a specialist provider for people with learning disabilities, has expanded its Midlands operations with the purchase of a facility of three houses with a total of nine beds for autistic spectrum disorder residents in Birmingham. Acquisition of the Merryfields company, which will now become part of Robinia Care Midlands Region, forms part of Robinia’s entry into the Birmingham City area. Robinia’s chief executive Elizabeth Wagstaff said the Midlands, and particularly Birmingham, where the requirement for such facilities is not being adequately met, were key growth areas for the company. “We currently have 48 beds in 12 homes in the area and we plan to expand our services by up to 25 more beds in the next two years,” Ms Wagstaff said. The Birmingham move is complemented by Robinia’s further expansion in Derby where eight new beds will be ready for occupation in June. It also represents a strengthening of Robinia’s focus on autistic spectrum disorder where the company is fast building a signif

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