UK care home sector to face a “national bed crisis”, says Knight Frank

Elderly care home

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The UK’s care home sector is hurtling towards a “national crisis” with around 6,500 care homes, equating to 140,000 beds, are at risk of closure over the next five years, according to research from Knight Frank.

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