Knight Frank, the leading independent global property consultancy, recently hosted its annual Healthcare Property Lunch and Care Home Awards celebrating excellence in the sector in addition to raising over £50,000 for charity.
The awards were presented at Knight Frank’s Healthcare Property Lunch on Thursday 5 October at The London Marriott Grosvenor Square which saw approximately 500 attendees. The awards were judged by an independent panel comprising Mike Parsons, Andy Porter, Bhavna Keane-Rao, Paul Hammerton and Melissa Magee.
All submissions for the awards will form part of the Luxury Care Home Guide 2024, to be released early next year.
The Luxury Care Home Guide 2024 lists the top 100 care homes in the UK.
The event raised £50,000 for the Matt Hampson Foundation, a charity which provides support and treatment to those suffering from serious injuries or disabilities from sporting activity and The Clocktower Foundation.
This year’s winners of the Care Home Awards were:
• 2024 Luxury Care Home Award went to The Mill House, operated by Anchor
• 2024 Care Home Design Award went to Angmering Grange, operated by Hallmark Care Homes
• 2024 Care Home Renovation Award went to Loveday Abbey Road, operated by Loveday & Co
• Lifetime Achievement Award went to Abdul Kachra for the work he has done in the sector
Other finalists included Sleaford Manor (Yorkare Homes), KYN Bickley (KYN), Eve Belle (Sanders Senior Living), Hermitage House (Country Court), Blossomfield Rose (MACC Care) and Mount Ephraim House (Greensleeves Care).
Sponsors for the event included BKR Care Consultancy LTD, HSBC, Bernard Interiors, Walter Thompson (Contractors) Ltd, Barchester Healthcare, Charles Russell Speechlys, Shackletons Ltd, Carless + Adams Ltd, Target Fund Managers, LNT Care Developments and KYN.
Julian Evans, Head of Healthcare at Knight Frank, said, “These awards provide much-deserved recognition of excellence in the healthcare property sector each year. We’re thrilled to host this annual leading sector event which welcomed a notable group of sector experts who provided their insights on the future of healthcare property. We are immensely proud that we were able to raise such a significant sum of money for the Matt Hampson Foundation and The Clocktower Foundation and contribute in some way to such worthy causes.”