Dearnevale recognised as ‘Top 20 Care Home 2023’ in Yorkshire and the Humber

27 March 2023 award logo

Dearnevale has been recognised in the top 20 care homes in Yorkshire and the Humber, based on published reviews from residents and their loved ones on

The annual Care Home Awards 2023 recognises 20 of the top rated care homes in each region of the UK based on reviews from service users and their family and friends.

Dearnevale has a review score of 10 out of 10 based on reviews in the last two years.

Over all time, Dearnevale has 45 reviews with an average overall experience of 5 out of 5.

The most recent review from the wife of a resident reads: “My husband has been in Dearnevale for nine months. Staff go above and beyond to ensure he is safe and well cared for. They treat him with dignity and respect.”

Other reviews include: “The staff are wonderful and caring, we never worry because we know she is so well looked after,” and “The whole experience from first moving in, then living through COVID, the communication and support I have and have had is exemplary.”

About Dearnevale care home in Grimethorpe

Dearnevale care home near BarnsleySouth Yorkshire specialises in supporting adults living with complex physical disabilities and neuro-disabilities including Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease.

As well as being rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC, we're proud that the home is Huntington's Disease Association Quality Assured.

This means that the home has the behaviours, cultures and specialist services required to specialise in caring for people living with Huntington’s disease.

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Our approach to care ensures that people get the right support, at the right time, the first time round.

We aim to reduce re-admissions to acute settings, facilitate faster returns to lower-cost community living and bring an end to the cycle of failed placements.

To find out more about our homes or make a referral, please:

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