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Home Care Preferred Devon are finalists in their first award entry for 2023 – and it is only January!

February 9, 2023 3:24 pm

The company were delighted to learn in early January 2023 that they are finalists in the prestigious Home Care Awards. Founder Ken Waterhouse commented “This is a great boost for all the team in all three branches. My colleagues deserve all the recognition possible for the work they do to make sure our clients receive the best support possible. Our thanks to the Home Care Awards body for this accolade.”

Home Care Preferred Devon – finalists for five awards in the Great British Care Awards

September 28, 2022 10:31 am

Home Care Preferred are delighted to be finalists for five awards in the Great British Care Awards. Judging days are in October and the winners will be announced at Gala Dinner events on 18th & 19th November 2022. The finalists would like to thank the award body and the entire Home Care Preferred team for their dedication and hard work. Finalists and categories are: Shir-li Lim (Care Manager at Home Care Preferred, Barnet) – The Home Care Registered Manager Award, London Region Nikki Barnes (Care Manager at Home Care Preferred, Devon) – The Social Care Covid Hero Award, South-West Region Andrina Andriukaityte (Support Assistant at Home Care Preferred, Devon) – The Social Care Covid Hero Award, South-West Region Ken Waterhouse...

Home Care Preferred Devon wins a second award in July – Best UK Care Agency 2021

September 9, 2022 7:32 am

Home Care Preferred has won a second award in the space of one month. Global Health & Pharma announced on 15th July 2021 that Home Care Preferred was awarded Best UK Care Agency 2021. As in previous years Global Health & Pharma has endeavoured to ensure that only the most deserving are recognised. All nominees were judged on their merits with assessment centred around an extensive evaluation of skills and services on offer. Global Health & Pharma’s merit driven approach has brought much commendation throughout its use and allows their team to identify those most dedicated to demonstrating expertise and an unwavering commitment to excellence within their field. Home Care Preferred would like to thank GHP for the award and...

Home Care Preferred Devon – Winning in 2022

February 25, 2022 5:25 pm

Domiciliary Care Provider, Home Care Preferred started the year in style with news of four awards in the first few months. The company is grateful to the award bodies for recognising the dedication and kindness of their entire team. “It means a great deal to our staff to receive these awards. It has been a challenging time in the care sector during the pandemic for the care profession and appreciation for our team is a great morale booster” commented the companies founder, Ken Waterhouse. Home Care Preferred has won awards most years since opening in 2012 and 2022 is no exception. As of February, for the year of 2022, the company achieved the following: Best Live in Care Provider 2022...

Home care workers want a COVID-19 jab – with around one third of England’s workforce already vaccinated

November 30, 2021 9:14 am

As of 2 February, 32 per cent of England’s home care workforce have received a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the UK Homecare Association’s (UKHCA) poll of 379 domiciliary care providers employing 27,210 care workers. ‘Clear evidence of a strong willingness’ Jane Townson, the chief executive of the UKHCA, wrote in a blog: “There is clear evidence of a strong willingness on the part of most home care workers to be vaccinated. This is a really encouraging start. “Given the numbers of staff involved and the extremely short period for these workers to obtain vaccination, it is to the immense credit of everyone concerned, including local government, central government, the NHS, GPs, primary care networks and employers that this has been...