Frail residents face move as council shuts down care home

posted 1 Dec 2008, 07:24 by South Edinburgh Net Admin   [ updated 1 Dec 2008, 08:45 ]
An ageing council-run care home is set to close, with residents moved to a new privately run facility across the city.

The Liberton Gardens home will shut in February and transfer the bulk of staff and residents to the new home in Merchiston.

But while the city council maintains the move is necessary because the building is no longer "fit for purpose", staff have spoken of their job fears and the impact of moving very frail residents.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News