Ark Health

Nationwide provider of domiciliary and complex healthcare

Overview

Ark Health is a national provider of domiciliary healthcare, supporting individuals to remain living in their home whilst receiving the highest standard of care.

The Group offers a range of solutions tailored to individual requirements including home care, live-in care and complex care for higher acuity needs.

Facts

Core led deal in 2008

Acquisition and integration of 7 care providers

Provision of 55,000 hours care per week

Employs over 800 careworkers

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Background


How we helped build Ark Health

Core Capital established Ark Health through the acquisition of three domiciliary care providers in 2010. We subsequently completed a further four acquisitions which were fully integrated into the enlarged Group.

 


Ark aims to become the UK’s leading provider of integrated social and complex care through a combination of organic and acquisition led growth.

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Progress


Company progress

Formed from the acquisition of seven independent domiciliary care businesses, the Group has undergone a complete integration programme to streamline operations across the business. We have also made significant investment into the Group’s IT platform to standardise and monitor care quality standards.

 


In 2011, a complex care service was established to serve the needs of higher acuity patients, which now accounts for 35% of group revenue. A Private Pay service was also launched in 2012 for individuals who are ineligible for publicly funded care.

Under Core Capital ownership, Ark has grown to become a top 10 provider of domiciliary healthcare in the UK and provides c. 55,000 hours of care per week.

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2010

Core Capital establishes

Ark Health acquisition of 3

domiciliary care providers

2011

3 follow-on

acquisitions completed

2012 -2013

Investment in bespoke IT

to systemise care visits,

billing, & quality

2014

Head Office re-located

to Sheffield

2015

Robin Sidebottom

appointed as MD

2016

Further acquisitions

completed