Home Instead finalist for 2010 Domiciliary Care Provider of the Year

Following an award-winning year in 2009, care franchise company Home Instead, has picked up its first business award nomination for 2010 as a finalist as the 'domiciliary care provider of the year' at the Health Investor Awards to be held in May.

This nomination follows a string of business awards in 2009 which included Barclay's UK Start Up Business of the Year, Barclay's UK Start Up Team of the Year, BFA Franchisor of the Year Awards — HSBC Award for Enterprise and International Franchise Expansion Award (Franchise Marketing Awards). In addition Sam Brocklebank, co-founder of Home Instead was chosen as one of North West Business Insider’s '42 under 42' and she was also highly commended in the Cheshire Business Woman of the Year Award.

Commenting, Trevor Brocklebank, managing director of Home Instead said: "I am immensely proud of the work we do which restores lives, re—energises families and mitigates risks for our clients. Last year our revenues grew to more than £1m per month, which means that we are looking after more and more elderly people. It is fantastic to gain such a prestigious endorsement for the work we are doing and for our business achievements."

Home Instead, whose UK operation began in 2006, specialise in providing non—medical care to elderly people in their own homes. The company has 55 offices across England and Wales. Globally Home Instead has approaching 900 offices.