This group has 20 care homes located mainly in eastern Scotland, serving 725 residents who need long-term nursing care. It also runs two specialist units catering for adults with learning disabilities and young adults with challenging behaviour. Founder Tony Banks consolidated his four care homes to start the group in 2005, and has plans to double its bed capacity in the next five years. The company puts something back into the sector by sponsoring dementia research at the University of Dundee. Sales grew 59% a year from £3.2m in 2006 to £12.7m in 2009.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank88
CompanyBalhousie Care Group
ActivityCare home operator
LocationForfar
Annual sales rise over 3 years59.02%
Latest sales £000s*12,734
Staff530
Founded2005
Websitewww.balhousiecare.co.uk

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