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Drive Medical Group Acquires Days Healthcare Range

19/05/2014

The successful acquisition of a Days Healthcare range of products and associated brands is now complete.

Drive Medical Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drive Medical, is pleased to announce that as of Monday 19th May, the agreement to purchase a range of Days products and associated brands from Patterson Medical is now complete.

The product ranges, previously sold by Patterson Medical under the Days Healthcare brand, include care home beds, community beds, mobility scooters, electric riser recliner chairs, hoists, powered and configured wheelchairs. The product brands acquired by Drive Medical include Casa (beds and hoists), ST (scooters), Seren, Volt and Multego (powered wheelchairs) and Serena (riser recliner chairs). In addition to the product ranges and brands, Drive Medical has also acquired the ex-Days Healthcare site in Bridgend.

HR Manager of Drive, Caroline Holmes said, “The Drive team would like to take this opportunity to offer a very warm welcome to our new colleagues and to our extended customer base, who we look forward to working with in the future.” Richard McGleenan, Managing Director of Drive stated, “We would like to confirm our continued support and commitment to our new and existing customers. We look forward to developing new business opportunities and enjoying the exciting times ahead. This acquisition is further evidence of our desire to grow our business in the UK and other International markets, whilst providing a solid platform for organic growth for years ahead.”

Group Services Manager of Drive, Karen Gregory commented, “It has been a very busy but enjoyable time working with the team at Bridgend in the run up to “Go Live” day. We are determined to make this transition as smooth as possible to ensure we provide our new and existing customers with the continuity of service that they currently enjoy.” It is clear that Drive Medical’s ambitious growth plan continues to gain momentum as they investigate further strategic acquisitions.