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Care home residents can stay

Elderly people living in a care home in South Yorkshire can stay while owner tries to find someone else to run the establishment.

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Elderly told find a new home within days

Elderly people living in a care home in South Yorkshire may only have days to find new accommodation after it was ordered to close. Residents have been told the Care Quality Commission is shutting down Melton Court in Maltby as soon as next Friday.

Its licence has been removed since it emerged the owner is in prison. But their families say they have had only a week's notice and the move will cause enormous suffering for their loved ones. They are now taking legal advice.

Sue Cartlidge says her 87 year old mother, Doreen, is heartbroken.

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