Barchester Healthcare is a Top 20 Recommended Large Care Home Group on!

Barchester Healthcare has been listed as one of the Top 20 Recommended Large Care Home Groups in the Top 20 Awards 2019.

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

Three Barchester homes also featured in the Top 20 homes of 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 and 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.” is an online care home directory which collects recommendations about homes across the UK and in order to assist people looking for good quality care services in their search for the ideal care home.

The website's ratings cover all aspects about the home, including its Overall Standard; Facilities; Care / Support; Cleanliness, Treated with Dignity; Food & Drink; Staff; Activities; Management; Safety / Security; Rooms and Value for Money. 

The Top 20 Care Home Awards highlight the most recommended care homes in each region of the UK. The Review Score, as of 31 January 2019, was calculated using a combination of the number of reviews, the average of each of the ratings and the size of the care home.

Barchester has over 200 care homes and 6 hospitals across the UK and is committed to delivering the highest quality care services in every home, with a focus on delivering person-centred care and promoting dignity, choice and independence.

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