Heritage goes independent

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

Heritage Care has de-merged from being a subsidiary of English Churches Housing Group (ECHG) to become an independent not-for-profit care provider. Registered with the Financial Services Authority as as an Industrial and Provident Society, Heritage Care provides community care services for people with learning disabilities, older people and people with mental health support needs. From its East London origin in 1993 as part of ECHG, the company has grown to where it now has an annual turnover of £20 million, managing more than 60 residential care schemes and day services throughout London, the Southeast and Midlands, working with a range of partner housing associations. Chief executive Kevin Palmer said Heritage Care had developed a strong reputation for quality care provision, promoting independence and choice for service users, and for managing large and complex transfers of services from the statutory sector. This included the management and rebuilding of five care homes transferred from Buckinghamshire C

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