Sandown considers further growth

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

Fourteen months have passed since North Wales based Baneberry Healthcare was taken over by the Sandown nursing home group in Northern Ireland. At the time of the takeover Sandown owned 30 homes strategically positioned around Northern Ireland with a total of 1,389 residents. There has been the inevitable evaluation of management arrangements and Sandown’s head office is now located at Ruthlin in North Wales and a regional office is based in a wing of the Sandringham nursing home at Portadown. Last October the Sandown group became part of the Australian Moran Healthcare group which has more than 40 years’ experience in the development, ownership and operation of healthcare facilities. Moran is now the majority shareholder of Sandown. Sandown operations director Madeleine Rowlands said the link to the Moran group had created a number of opportunities within the Sandown team, not least the scope for providing staff, especially those with clinical experience, the chance to enjoy periods of secondment in Australia

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