Knight Frank, the independent global property consultancy, hosted its annual Care Home Awards last week, recognising excellence in the sector while raising over £60,000 for charity.
The awards were presented at Knight Frank’s Healthcare Property Lunch on Thursday 6 October at The London Marriott Grosvenor Square. 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 2023, to be released early next year.
The Luxury Care Home Guide 2023 lists the top 100 care homes in the UK.
The event raised £65,000 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:
• 2023 Luxury Care Home Award went to Signature at Barnet, Signature Senior Lifestyle Limited
• 2023 Care Home Design Award went to Eden Grange Care Home, Cinnamon Care Collection
• 2023 Renovation Award went to Signature at Hendon Hall, Signature Senior Lifestyle Limited
• Lifetime Achievement Award went to Peter Van Herrewege, PrimeLife for the work he has done in the sector
Other finalists included Beulah Vista Care Home, Loveday at Kensington, Deer Park, Wharfeside, Brownscombe Care Residences, Rawcliffe Manor.
Julian Evans, Head of Healthcare at Knight Frank, said, “These awards provide annual and much-deserved recognition of excellence in the healthcare property sector. This is a leading sector event and we were pleased to host such 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.”