Colchester: Care UK takes over Silversprings care home in Brightlingsea

A Colchester-based care home company has added another site to its portfolio.

Care UK, which has 89 UK homes, has taken over Silversprings residential care home in Brightlingsea .

Development director Richard Pearman said they were “delighted” with the deal.

“This is a very well designed home with an already excellent local reputation”‖

The takeover of Silversprings was made in partnership with specialist healthcare investor MedicX which has acquired the care home and is leasing it to Care UK.

Tim Meggitt, Chief Operating Officer, MedicX, said: ―I am delighted to announce this addition to the MedicX Healthfund portfolio. The property has been designed with market leading care in mind and this, coupled with a first class operator taking the lease, creates an extremely attractive property investment.

Built in 2009, Silversprings is an architect-designed home which is separated into three suites, each with its own lounge and dining room, as well as a library, private treatment room, hairdresser and activity rooms.