Directory of providers available

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

Market analysts Laing & Buisson have published the Directory of Major Providers 2005. This latest edition includes details of all providers with three or more care homes, and a comprehensive overview of corporate care home holdings. The directory includes details of: # 268 for-profit providers which between them own, lease or manage more than 2,800 care homes with more than 135,000 registered beds. # 141 not-for-profit providers which between them own, lease or manage almost 1,500 care homes with more than 51,000 registered beds. Information on each provider includes contact details, registered company number or charity number, number of care homes owned, leased or managed. Each provider is identified by category, eg UK publicly quoted company, private company, non-profit organisation, and there is also a table of the top 20 providers by number of beds. Also included are details on 346 providers who, between them, own, manage or lease almost 4,500 care homes for learning disabled or mentally ill people, with

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