Anstead¹s new role at IHA


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

Four Seasons Health Care chief executive Hamilton Anstead has become the new chairman of the community care board of the Independent Healthcare Association (IHA). He takes on the role with immediate effect for a probable three year period. Mr Anstead has now worked in the care industry for more than 12 years, having been the managing director of Takare plc during the 1990s, before leaving and setting up Four Seasons in 1997. He recently announced a major deal to purchase Nasdaq quoted company Omega Worldwide, Inc and Principal Healthcare Finance Ltd, making his Four Seasons group the biggest healthcare provider in the UK predominantly devoted to the care of elderly people, operating or owning more than 400 care homes with 18,000 beds. “The community care board now has heavyweight representation from major corporates as well as many other smaller operators in membership,” Mr Anstead said. “It is an effective way of potentially improving our trading climate and benefiting the entire care industry. I very much h





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