Two new specialist care providers join Priory Group

Two new specialist care providers; Peninsula Autism Services and Support Ltd (PASS) and Harbour Care (UK) Ltd, join Priory Group of Companies' division, Craegmoor.

Plymouth based PASS, has five residential services, supporting people with autism.

Harbour Care, which has 11 homes in the Bournemouth and Poole providing residential care for individuals over 17 years old; who require specialist care, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and complex needs, has also joined the Priory Group.

As Europe's leading independent provider of specialist care and educational services, the Priory Group of Companies has established an unrivalled reputation for providing individual care, innovative services and positive outcomes for its patients, residents and service users.

Sarah Hughes, Managing Director of Craegmoor, part of the Priory Group said: "This acquisition is part of our long-term plans for growth. We are delighted that PASS and Harbour Care will become part of the Priory Group of Companies. The quality care and services provided by these two companies is a good fit with the Priory Group and perfectly complement our existing provision. It makes commercial sense to combine our portfolios to ensure that all of our stakeholders benefit from the value that a larger group will undoubtedly deliver. We are delighted to welcome new service users and staff to our organisation."