The Care Village Con Part I

BY NICK GRANGER Living out our last days in a residential care home is a prospect that few of us would relish. In 2014 the Burstow Commission called such homes “islands of misery”. The finances of such places also tend to be iffy and administrators are forever being called in or staved off – one of Britain’s biggest providers, Four Seasons, is a case in … Continue reading The Care Village Con Part I

The Care Village Con Part 2

BY NICK GRANGER Did you know that with the care village model the biggest profit is taken by the developer/financier? This is why many of these large-scale care villages run into financial difficulties at a later date requiring a bailout by the local authority, which means by YOU, the Council Tax payer. How does this play out? The developer sets up a shell company, Company … Continue reading The Care Village Con Part 2