EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

's Heeren Loo

's Heeren Loo

Geographic Location

Country: Netherlands
Region: Zuidwest-Drenthe; Drenthe; Noord-Nederland
Location of affected unit(s): Geeuwenbrug


Sector: Health / social work
Residential care and social work activities
87.20 - Residential care activities for mental retardation, mental health and substance abuse
Number Employed: 15000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 28-02-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-05-2019
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

In October 2018 's Heeren Loo, a care group, announced it would take over a complex from another organisation. It would be renovated into a complex with 50 apartments for people with a mental disorder and a center for daytime activities. The first 16 residents will move in during September 2019. For these first patient, 30 to 35 people will work at the new location in Geeuwenburg, after which more employees will be recruited to arrive at a total of around 100 people when the Geeuwenburg facility runs at full capacity. The precise timing is not clear, but the employment growth will start in September with the first 30 - 35 employees.