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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Families of residents in threatened South Yorkshire care home relieved that they can stay

The families of elderly people living in a care home that had been threatened with closure have reacted with relief tonight after an agreement was reached to keep it open for the foreseeable future.

Residents of Melton Court in Maltby were initally given just days to move out after it emerged the home had no licence because its owner is in prison. This afternoon Rotherham Council and the regulator, the Care Quality Commission, decided residents can stay while new management is found.

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