An Amersham-based home care company recently won an award at this month’s Care Heroes Week.

Ashridge Home Care, which is based on Saint Mary’s Court in the town, were recongised for all their hard during the current pandemic, that they received the accolade for their ‘innovation in care.’

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This award celebrates companies that have thought outside the box to bring joy and comfort to those they care for.

Trudi Scrivener, managing director of Ashridge Home Care said: “Winning this prestigious Home Care Heroes (Innovation) 2020 Award makes me immensely proud.

“These awards mark the success of the whole team, who show absolute dedication and commitment to providing outstanding home care.

“The team were 100 per cent committed to ensuring that carers were looked after and motivated so they in turn could ensure our clients were happy and safe.

“The ideas and outside the box thinking was truly inspiring and we will continue many practices even once this pandemic is over.

“To be recognised by an award is such great news amidst a tough time for everyone working in frontline services.

“Our focus now is to continue to support as many people as possible who want to remain in their own homes.”

The judges, after they had inspected the home care company, which opened four years ago, said that ‘Ashridge Home Care won for their willingness and total commitment to their staff and customers and their unwavering dedication to continue to deliver 24 hour care to their entire client base.’

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The judges were Dr Jane Townson, CEO of United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA), Kathryn Smith, CEO of the Social Care Institute for Excellence, Professor Martin Green, CEO of Care England and Vic Rayner, executive director of the National Care Forum.

Ashridge Home Care employs more than 80 visiting and live-in carers and works with clients across the South East of England.

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