Lincolnshire care provider acquires new care facility

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Lincolnshire based care businesses Wispington House Limited and M & M Care Limited have secured funding from Barclays to expand the business with the purchase of a new home Carlton Lodge Care Limited at North Carlton.

Established in 2012, the business currently provides care to over 50 residents and have recently progressed plans to refurbish the previously closed care facility Cheyne House and build new facilities in a community with a need for first-class care services.

Managing Director Brij Patel, said: “We are very excited to be expanding our brand of exceptional, holistic care, catering to all our residents’ needs. Our priority is improving the quality of life for those who choose to reside with us, maintaining their privacy, dignity and ability to manage their own lives.

“This new acquisition will enable us to support more families with the care of their loved ones and it’s fantastic that Barclays has been able to support us on our growth journey.

“We are at completion stage of the renovation programme which includes modern technology to enhance our resident experience. We already feel part of the North Carlton community who have been very welcoming to us.”

Operations Manager Elizabeth Harding, said: “We are looking forward to providing pre bookable respite in our new home, to enable carers to plan their much needed and deserved breaks. We will also be providing daycare and permanent residential care.”

Between their two current Homes, they currently employ over 70 staff across Lincolnshire and this will increase as soon as the refurbishment is completed.

Simon Jenkin, Barclays Relationship Director commented: “We are delighted to work with Brij and his team and provide a full banking package. This deal demonstrates Barclays understanding of the sector and commitment to healthcare businesses. Having a focused industry specialism enables us to understand the current social and economic headwinds experienced by operators.