Founder of country’s largest provider warns private care is ‘on the brink’



Scotland’s independent care sector is “teetering towards the edge of a cliff”, the founder of one of the country’s largest providers has warned.
Robert Kilgour, chairman of Renaissance Care, which operates 12 care homes across Scotland, said the sector could no longer absorb increasing costs due to legislation imposed by both Scottish Government and Westminster legislation, compounded by the needs of an increasingly dependent ageing population.
Mr Kilgour has today announced the company’s Levenhall Care Home in Musselburgh, East Lothian, is to close.
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6 February 2018 in Politics, Views: 43
Source: Scotsman
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