8 Jul 2019 10:47
Published by: Daniel Almond


A residential home in Bolton is celebrating being a runner-up at the Caring Homes Group ‘Recognition Awards'. 



Vale House Residential Home was shortlisted for the Best Kept Garden of the Year award, sponsored by Benchmark Grounds Maintenance, for ‘all of the supported individuals at Vale House actively participating in the garden work.' The judges commented that ‘they all take great pride in the garden and we praise the great work they do.'


The awards were announced by one of the original professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing; producer and entertainer, Brendan Cole, at a gala ceremony on 14th June at the Heythrop Park Resort, Oxfordshire. Lloyd Percival, Team Leader, Vale House, is delighted to have made it to the shortlist. He said: "I'm so pleased to be a runner-up! There are over 5700 employees at Caring Homes Group, to be recognized for the work that we do is astonishing."


He continued: "At Vale House we work to deliver the very best care for each of our supported individuals and always happy to go the extra mile to ensure everyone is experiencing life to the full."


Caring Homes Group is celebrating its 25th year in the care sector and was founded in 1994 by Helena Jeffery and her son Paul, on an aspiration to provide a caring home for each resident and better quality, care and support. The company is still family-run and has proudly been the winner of many industry and regional awards over the years.


Paul Jeffery, CEO, Caring Homes Group, adds: ""It is very important that we celebrate success, not only of our finalists but also the successes achieved every day by thousands of our colleagues caring for some of the most vulnerable in our society. I am extremely proud that in our 25th year we are all colleagues, a team, a family."


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