Monday, 23 April 2018

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan

Allied Healthcare: Home care provider seeks rescue plan One of the biggest providers of UK home care is in financial difficulty.

Allied Healthcare, which cares for 13,500 elderly and vulnerable patients across the UK, is set to file for protection from its creditors due to a "highly challenging environment".

The company said it would continue to provide care and there would be no redundancies.

"Councils have robust contingency plans" to manage care, the Local Government Association said.

Allied employs 8,700 people and is owned by a private equity firm.

The home care visits it arranges help people live independently and can include cooking and cleaning, managing medication and overnight stays. BBC News

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