Celebrating 20 years

We’re proud to be celebrating 20 years of exceptional support. And with a commitment to quality at the heart of our business, we’ve grown to become one of the country’s most respected providers of complex care, with 31 specialist nursing homes and more opening soon.

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1999

Exemplar Health Care founded as a healthcare management consultancy and training firm.

2001

Exemplar Health Care acquires first five care homes.

2002

Management identify substantial lack of appropriate care places for young adults with complex care needs.

2003

Exemplar Health Care opens Greenside Court, our first specialist care home for young adults, in Rotherham.

2004

Exemplar Health Care opens Fairwinds in Rotherham, its second custom-built care home.

2005

Opening of Fairburn Vale and Fairburn Mews in Castleford.

2006

Opening of Dearnevale and Neville Court in Barnsley, Thames House in Rochdale, and Scotia Heights in Stoke-On-Trent. Exemplar Health Care also acquired Hollywell Court care home in Sheffield, and renamed it Willowbeck.

2007

Opening of Lonnen Grove in Rotherham, and Bridgewood Mews in Dudley.

2008

Opening of Parkside in Dudley, Quarryfields in Doncaster, and Church Walk in Rochdale.

2009

Opening of Meadowcroft, Pathways, and Eastlands in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Havenmere in Immingham, and Kavanaugh Place in Liverpool.

2010

Opening of Otterburn in Birmingham, and Ravensdale in Leeds.

2011

Opening of Yarningdale in Ripley.

2016

Agilitas, a European private equity firm, leads a management buyout of Exemplar Health Care.

2017

Exemplar Health Care starts OneCare services, which are specially adapted houses and flats located near our nurse-led care homes.

2018

CQC rates Exemplar Health Care’s Dearnevale home at Outstanding, putting it in the top 1% of regulated healthcare services in the UK. Opening of Lakeview in Leigh.

2019

Opening of Brook View in Liverpool. Exemplar Health Care to open St Andrew's court in Hull, Copperfields in Leeds, and Ribble View in Preston.