Barchester Healthcare listed in Top 20 Awards 2019
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Barchester Healthcare listed in Top 20 Awards 2019

Barchester Healthcare has been listed as one of the Top 20 Recommended Large Care Home Groups in the Top 20 Awards 2019. is an online care home directory which collects reviews about homes across the UK in order to help people in their search for the ideal care home. The website’s ratings cover all aspects about the home, from its overall standard, facilities and the care and support provided, to the cleanliness, food and drink, staff and value for money.

The Top 20 Care Home Awards 2019 are based on over 120,000 reviews received from residents, their families and friends between 1 July 2015 and 28 February 2019. The average review score across the group of homes is 9.4.

Three Barchester care homes also featured in the Top 20 homes for their region, including Station Court Care Home in Ashington for the North East, Archview Lodge Care Home in Dalkeith for Scotland, and The Spires Care Home in Lichfield for the West Midlands.

Amanda Hopkins, reviews manager of, said: “Care home groups, which put compassion, dignity and kindness at the heart of their care, are making a profound difference to residents’ lives. Our reviews, which are written by residents, their family and friends, show that Barchester provides high-quality care throughout its homes and we would like to congratulate it on being a top care home group! We feel it is a huge achievement to be named as one of the Top 20 care home groups in the UK.”

Dr Pete Calverley, Chief Executive of Barchester Healthcare said: “It’s fantastic to know that recommendations from residents and their families have positioned Barchester as the top large care home provider in the UK. All of our wonderful staff across our homes work tirelessly to deliver the highest possible quality care and maintain a warm, homely environment for the individuals living with us, and we are very proud of this award.”

Top 20 Care Homes Scotland 2019 – The team at Archview Lodge Care Home, Dalkeith

Top 20 Care Homes North East England 2019 – The team at Station Court Care Home, Ashington

Top 20 Care Homes West Midlands 2019 – The team at The Spires Care Home, Lichfield


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