Southwark's cupboard is anticipated to agree the acquisition of the 128-bed care residence overlooking the Bricklayers Arms junction at a gathering subsequent week.
The care residence – which largely takes care of folks dwelling with dementia – has a chequered document with the Care High quality Fee.
In 2022 the council – which funds lots of the residence's residents – was ordered to compensate the household of a lady who had been by accident locked in a cabinet.
As soon as the council has accomplished the freehold buy of the constructing, it can search a brand new operator for the house.
“That is actually excellent news for residents, workers and, certainly, our borough," stated Cllr Evelyn Akoto, Southwark Council's cupboard member for well being and wellbeing.
"By stepping in, we’re defending much-needed nursing residence beds and native jobs in our borough.
"Residents will keep near household and associates, which is so necessary.
"We are going to proceed to work carefully with HC-One to make sure a clean handover in the end.”
Residents and their households, in addition to care residence workers, have been knowledgeable of the plans.
Stephen Butterworth, chief operations officer at HC-One, stated: “We consider that Tower Bridge Care Dwelling may have a vivid future underneath the tenure of Southwark Council who will allow the house to flourish.
"We’re grateful for the council’s help up to now, and we stay up for working with them over the approaching months to help a profitable transition, which can make sure the long-term care provision for the folks of Southwark and employment for colleagues who work on the residence."