HC-One’s Catering and Housekeeping Team shortlisted as a finalist for the National Association of CaHC-One’s Catering and Housekeeping Team have been shortlisted as a finalist in the ‘Catering Team of the Year Award’ category by the judging panel at the National Association of Care Catering Awards 2022.

The National Association of Care Catering Awards offer the chance for members to nominate the unsung heroes within their organisation, and are committed to celebrating organisations, teams and individuals for their outstanding work and dedication within the sector. 

The ‘Catering Team of the Year Award’ category, which is sponsored by EF Group, received a high volume of applications. HC-One’s Catering and Housekeeping Team, led by Mark Meacham have been shortlisted thanks to their teamwork; creativity and effectiveness; client satisfaction and good nutritional and hydration care. 

The team have implemented a new initiative - Chef Development Days, led by HC-One in-house Development Chefs. Chefs and operational leads are provided with the opportunity to attend the in-house training sessions which include IDDSI, cost controls, dish development and much more. The sessions provide insight on why and how Residents’ lives can be improved through food which empowers Colleagues to be better chefs within the care industry. 

The National Association of Care Catering is hosting its prestigious annual awards ceremony with a black-tie dinner at the National Training and Development Forum at East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on Thursday 6th October 2022, when finalists will be presented with a certificate, and the winners will be announced and receive a special trophy. 

The HC-One Catering and Housekeeping Team was nominated by Michael Robson, Support Services Programme Director at HC-One, who commented:
“A user-centric food offering is at the heart of the HC-One Catering and Housekeeping Team’s mission. The team are full of passion, and nothing is ever too much trouble for them. They are always going above and beyond with their ideas and working additional hours to deliver the HC-One mantra of ‘Kindness in Care’ with everything that they produce.”

Hearing of the news of the team being shortlisted as a finalist, Mark Meacham, Head of Catering and Housekeeping Support Services at HC-One, said:

“Being shortlisted as a finalist at these prestigious awards is testament to the team’s dedication and expertise, even in the challenging circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. At HC-One we are committed to delivering the kindest possible care for Residents and providing good food forms a crucial part of this mission.”
HC-One launches new dementia support and advice for families

At HC-One, we're dedicated to understanding more about the people living in our homes – getting to know them as individuals, and finding...

Read more
HC-One celebrates International Nurses Day

Every year on May 12th, we celebrate International Nurses Day, a chance to recognise the incredible contributions that nurses make to healthcare...

Read more
HC-One becomes the UK’s first care home provider to offer Gold Standard Nursing Preceptorship

This recognition highlights HC-One's commitment to fostering a "competent, confident, and committed" nursing workforce through its...

Read more