Care homes have found themselves back in the headlines lately, reflecting concerns that serious funding issues may force the closure of up to a quarter of the UK's elderly, social and mental care homes. There are roughly 20,000 care homes in the UK, which are operated by 5,871 individual owners - the majority of which are private equity companies or real-estate investment vehicles. Some of these are listed in the US, and two - Cambian (CMBN) and CareTech (CTH) - have London listings.
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