Dearnevale recognised as ‘Top 20 Care Home 2024’ in Yorkshire and the Humber

6 March 2024

Dearnevale recognised as ‘Top 20 Care Home 2024’ in Yorkshire and the Humber

Dearnevale is recognised in the top 20 care homes in Yorkshire and the Humber for the seventh year in a row. 

The annual Care Home Awards 2024 recognises 20 of the top rated care homes in each region of the UK. The winners are chosen based on published reviews from residents and their loved ones on

The ‘Outstanding’ rated home has maintained a review score of 10 out of 10 based on reviews received in the last two years.

Dearnevale has 50 reviews with an average overall experience of 5 out of 5. 

The most recent review from the mother of a resident reads: “This care home is amazing. Our daughter has multiple needs, mentally and physically.

"The staff and management are very professional, yet warm and friendly. The rooms are spotless, yet very homely.

"It is always a very happy and safe environment. We are all extremely pleased with the high standard of care.”

Others reviews include:

“My daughter has been at Dearnevale for five years and it is absolutely marvellous. This place goes above and beyond and I cannot praise the staff enough.”

Reviews are rated on facilities, care/support, cleanliness, treated with dignity, food and drink, staff, activities, management, safety/security, rooms and value for money.

Every review Dearnevale has received in the last two years gave top scores of 5 out of 5 across all areas.

"A testament to our unwavering commitment"

Home Manager at Dearnevale, Helen McGowan, says: “We're thrilled to once again be recognised among the top 20 care homes in Yorkshire and the Humber.

"This achievement is a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing outstanding, person-centred care for individuals with complex needs.

"We're immensely proud of our dedicated team and grateful for the trust our residents and their families place in us.”

Staff at Dearnevale celebrate their recognition
Staff at Dearnevale celebrate their recognition for the seventh year in a row

About Dearnevale care home in Grimethorpe

Dearnevale care home in Barnsley, South Yorkshire supports adults living with complex physical disabilities and neuro-disabilities including Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease.

Dearnevale is a Huntington's Disease Association Quality Assured care home. The accreditation is a quality assurance programme that identifies the behaviours, cultures and specialist services required to specialise in caring for people living with Huntington’s disease.

We're proud that the home is one of only 3.5% of care homes in England rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The CQC is an independent regulator across health and social care providers in England. The CQC registers care providers to ensure that standards are being met through inspections, reports and monitoring.

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