Clinovia buys Kent-based Betacare


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

Home healthcare provider Clinovia has acquired the Kent-based care agency Betacare. Established in 1994, Betacare specialises in providing community support services to elderly or disabled people in their own homes. From offices in Rainham, Betacare operates a major contract with Medway Council and holds approved supplier status with Kent County Council for domiciliary care for people with behavioural and learning difficulties. Clinovia chief executive Robbie Burns said integration of services was important to service users and the commissioners of health and social care, and Clinovia aimed to facilitate this by offering comprehensive packages of care – meeting health and social care needs. “Both companies provide care services to people in their own homes,” said Mr Burns. “Clinovia meets the health needs and Betacare the social needs. Together we can provide a ‘one stop’ solution for purchasers and commissioners in the future.” Betacare marks Clinovia’s second acquisition following the purcha





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