Caring Homes recognised as a ‘Top 20 Recommended Care Home 2016’

Caring Homes are celebrating after being recognised in the ‘Top 20 Recommended Care Home 2016’ nationally by thanks to its commitment to maximising residents’ quality of life. These awards highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK. The awards are based on over 55,000 recommendations received from residents/families and friends of residents from February 2014 to February 2016. Caring Homes group is rated 9.1/10

The Colchester based group received a Top 20 place in’s annual awards, which recognise the best care homes groups in the UK based on recommendations on its website.

Based on over 55,000 recommendations received from residents and their families and friends in 2014-16, the award is indicative of the high level of care the homes and services within the group offer.

“We are thrilled to receive this award” said Laird MacKay, Managing Director, Caring Homes. “I would like to thank our colleagues across our homes and services for making such an impression on both residents and their families, keep up the good work.”

Two homes in Scotland, Strathview and Scoonie House, are also celebrating their Top 20 positions within Scotland. This is the first year Strathview and Scoonie have been awarded this, so we would like to congratulate the Managers Margaret Choudry and Melanie MacDonald, and the rest of their care teams. Caring Homes would also thank those people who took time out to go on and recommend Strathview.

Caring Homes Group is an independent quality accredited care home group with a portfolio of care homes throughout England and Scotland and Wales. Founded in 1994 by Helena Jeffery RGN and Paul Jeffery, Caring Homes is now one of the most highly regarded care home groups. The brand is synonymous with quality, and has been the recipient of numerous national awards and accolades. Since inception, quality service has been a major focus, a robust approach to clinical governance and safeguarding has underpinned the group in achieving this. Other core elements that make Caring Homes Group different, include their focus on hospitality services, earning them the Hospitality Assured standard from the Institute of Hospitality and their approach to dementia training with the development and implementation of the ‘MyWorld’ programme, which has been accredited by the City and Guilds.