Health care provider to close 4 Horsham care homes



Sussex Health Care is closing Beech Lodge, Kingsmead Lodge and Orchard Lodge as well as The Granary in Broadbridge Heath.

Beechcroft in East Grinstead and Wisteria Lodge Uckfield are also closing.

A spokesperson for the provider said: “As an experienced care provider, Sussex Healthcare is fully committed to providing the best possible care to those we support, but we have not been able to move our forward. complex deep and multiple learning disability services. where we provide constant and high quality care.

Sussex Health Care, the site of Orchard Lodge, Nr Warnham
Sussex Health Care, the site of Orchard Lodge, Nr Warnham

“The decision to shut down the services was incredibly difficult. Many of the people we support have been with us for a very long time and the impact on them and their families has always been our greatest concern. “

The company said around 80 people who use the service are affected.

At the end of 2020, Sussex Health Care shut down The Laurels after being deemed inadequate by inspectors for the eighth time.

And police are investigating the deaths of eight people in nine of its homes.

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The spokesperson added: “Our immediate priority is to ensure that the people we care for are supported in their transition to appropriate alternative care.

“We will also support our dedicated and hardworking staff throughout the process of shutting down services.”



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