Myriad Healthcare consists of Caring Homes, providing homes for the elderly, and Consensus, which offers specialist support services for adults with learning disabilities. Former nurse Helena Jeffery, 72, and her son Paul, 50, bought their first care home in 1994. The Colchester-based group now operates almost 150 homes nationwide, with plans for more in the pipeline after a £79m agreement with care home developer, Colony Northstar.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank161
CompanyMyriad Healthcare
ActivityCare home operator
LocationColchester
Sales £m161.5
Operating profit £m5.8
Main shareholders

Paul Jeffery (60%), Craig Griffin (15%), Helena Jeffery (15%), others (10%)

Staff5,828
Founded2007
Websitewww.caringhomes.org

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