Troubled Penrith care home has new owner

Date: Friday 7th April 2017

A TROUBLED Penrith care home ranked inadequate has been taken over by a new “turnaround” company.

Brancaster Care Homes Ltd. has exchanged contracts to acquire the 29-bed Bupa Beacon Edge Care Home, which was plunged into special measures earlier this year and has been the subject of past scandals.

Brancaster managing director Alister Cook said the company had expertise in taking on care homes with “history” and transforming them.

Full story in Saturday's paper