Awards and accreditations

Care Award Winner
5 Star Food Hygiene
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British Safety Award

Over the years we have won many awards for the excellence of our facilities and our staff. Our success continues.  

All our Care Centres have been awarded the coveted IIP Award and have been commended by Investors in People for our excellent staff training and development programme.

2014

Great North West Care Awards 2014

Winner of Registered Care Home Manager: Dot Pye, Care Centre Manager from John Joseph Powell in Knowsley

Winner of 'Putting People First': Fir Trees care team. Fir Trees is located in Dukinfield in Tameside. 

Finalist in Registered Care Home Manager: Marie McPherson, Care Centre Manager from Greatwood House in Denton

Great Yorks & Humberside Care Awards 2014

Finalist: Lesley Nosworthy in the Good Nurse category

2013

Great British Care Awards 2013

Four of our fantastic staff were shortlisted for the highly competitive and prestigious GBCA North Awards: Anne Cowgill - Manager Roby House; Lisa Alexander - Night Carer Yew Trees;Karen King - Administrator Westwood Lodge; Tina Parker - Activities Coordinator Greatwood House

Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2013

We are delighted that the fantastic The Oakes in Huddersfield was shortlisted for a prestigious best design for older people award.

Great North West Care Awards 2013

As Winner of the North West region's Care Innovator Award, Sharon Wood will attend the Great British Care Awards in London and stands a change to win the category overall. Here's hoping Sharon's HARMONY initiative wows the judges.

2012

Great North West Care Awards 2012

Winner - Care Innovator Award - Sharon Wood, Quality Assurance Manager

Finalist - Care Team Award - Lauren Court in Chester

 

Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2012

We are delighted to announce that The Millbrook in Stalybridge has won the Best Healthcare Design for Elderly Care Award.

 

2011

IIP Gold

 

Investors in People GOLD

In December 2011, Meridian Healthcare was awarded Investors in People Gold, the highest accolade under the IIP scheme. For more information go to: www.meridiancare.co.uk/iip

Winner

  • Great North Care Awards 2011 - Care Team Award - Greatwood House in Denton
  • Great North Care Awards 2011 - Dignity in Care Award - Susan Chadwick manager of Yew Trees

Finalist

  • Great North Care Awards 2011 - Activities Coordinator - Orla Stevenson from Daisy Nook House in Ashton-under-Lyne

 

2010

Winner

  • Great North Care Awards - Activities Coordinator - Orla Stevenson from Daisy Nook House in Ashton-under-Lyne

On 22nd June, Yew Trees, Fir Trees, The Beeches and Greatwood House achieved 'Daisy Status' and were awarded with plaques for completing the Dignity in Care Scheme over the past few months.  Each completed and passed the three-part assessment process and have been recognised as providers of dignity for those in their care.

Nominated for the Skills for Care Most effective employer investment in apprenticeships award in the Skills for Care Accolades 2010

Food Hygiene Star Ratings awarded to care centres by local authorities

5 Stars awarded by Knowsley Council to Kirkby House under the Scores on the Doors Food Hygiene Rating System

5 Stars awarded by Leeds City Council to Rievaulx House part of the Armley Care Complex under the Scores on the Doors Food Hygiene Rating System

4 Stars awarded by Knowsley Council to Fazakerley House under the Scores on the Doors Food Hygiene Rating System

4 Stars awarded by Knowsley Council to Roby House and Roby Care Complex under the Scores on the Doors Food Hygiene Rating System

 

2009

Winner - Alan Firth is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 award recipient in the North and Midlands Region


Pinders Healthcare Design Awards

We are delighted to announce that Rievaulx House in Leeds has won the Best New Design for Elderly Care Award.  

2008

RDB 5 Stars

  • Westwood Lodge, Wigan

  • John Joseph Powell, Prescot  

    RDB JJP Award

Gold Standard Framework for Care Homes Hallmark Accreditation

Recognised for excellence in end-of-life care:

  • White Rose House, Holmfirth

  • Hyde Nursing Home, Hyde, Cheshire

Finalist

  • Great North Care Awards 2008 - Ancillary Worker - Jean Pearce (Activities Coordinator at Bridgewater Park, Scunthorpe)

  • UK National Care Awards 2008 - Activities coordinator - Jean Pearce, Activities Coordinator, Bridgewater Park

  • UK National Care Awards 2008 - Care Team - White Rose House, Holmfirth 

2007

Finalist

  • Pinders Design Awards 2007 - Best New Development - Roby House, Huyton  

2006

Winner

  • Care Awards - Care Marketeer 2006 - Tessa Matthews, Group Marketing Manager

Finalist

  • Care Awards - Care Innovator - Group HR Manager 

2005

Finalists

  • Pinders / This Caring Business Best Revival Project - Fazakerley House, Prescot

Winners

  • MEN Business of the Year award
  • Care Awards - Care Entrepreneur - Alan Firth, Meridian Healthcare MD 

2004

Winners

  • Pinders / This Caring Business Best New Development for the Elderly - White Rose House, Holmfirth
  • Care Awards - Care Marketeer 2005 - Joanne Hempstock, Care Centre Manager White Rose House