Care home future uncertain

Elderly people living at Melton Court in Maltby were given just days to move out after it emerged the home had no licence because its owner is in prison. A new owner stepped in to offer a reprieve but that was turned down by Rotherham Borough Council.

Melton Court Care Home

But now representatives from the council and the regulator, the Care Quality Commission, are due to give a final decision at a meeting with staff, residents and their families, later today.

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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.