“We are delighted and proud in equal measure to have won gold at the British Franchise Association HSBC Franchisor of the Year awards.
“This is a major national business award and we are particularly pleased that in awarding us the top award the BFA has recognised not only the growth of the business, but the work we have done campaigning for better standards in the elderly care sector.
“The achievement of this milestone in the company’s history bears testament to the quality of care and highest of standards being delivered day in, day out by our 135 local offices across the country. It is because of their diligence, unstinting hard work and the fantastic relationships they develop with their clients, that we have been able to grow the business to where we are today.
“It is our stated aim to change the face of ageing in the UK and
this is exactly what we are doing. The work we do impacts positively on the lives of our clients and brings peace of mind to their families.
“We achieve this by challenging the norms of social care delivery and offering excellent training and development to our fantastic caregivers who do such a fabulous job.
“This really is a team effort and a team win – well done to all at Home Instead.”
Home Instead was set up in the UK in 2006 by husband and wife team, Trevor and Sam Brocklebank. The couple’s stated aim is to make Home Instead the most admired care company in the UK through changing the face of ageing.
Trevor is a regular visitor to the House of Lords and House of Commons where he is actively involved in lobbying for issues surrounding care of the elderly. In 2012, Trevor was voted as one of the Top Ten Most Influential People in the UK Care Sector.