HOME Instead Senior Care in Redditch and Bromsgrove has bagged an award for being one of the Top 20 home care providers in the West Midlands.

There are 1,006 home care providers in the region and this is the sixth time they have won this award.

The award is based on the home care provider’s reviews from the people they care for, plus their friends and relatives.

homecare.co.uk is a reviews site, that lists all registered UK home care providers, which helps people search for the right home care provider.

Annie Dixon-Dunn, owner of Home Instead Senior Care Redditch and Bromsgrove, said: “This is the sixth time we have won this award, and given that we’ve been running for seven years of business, it’s a fantastic achievement for us.

“It has been a challenging few months with the pandemic, but our caregivers have gone the extra mile to ensure that older people are happy and safe at home, which has never been more crucial.”

“An empathetic nature, passion for the role, and a genuine desire to make a difference to the community are all vital traits to be a caregiver. I’m delighted that their hard work is being recognised yet again through this award.”

Amanda Hopkins, reviews manager of homecare.co.uk, said: “High quality home care is crucial as it enables people to stay living in their own homes and keep their independence, with their home care worker often becoming their friend and companion as well as their lifeline to the outside world.

“During the pandemic, their contribution has been invaluable as many vulnerable and elderly people have been forced to self-isolate and to some of these, care workers have been their only link with the rest of society. They have also been able to bring people living at home, food and the medication they desperately need."