Barnard Castle Care Home rated Top 20 home in North East for second year runningHC-One’s Beaconsfield Court in Barnard Castle, County Durham are celebrating success after Residents and Relatives voted them as one of the Top 20 recommended care homes in North East in the awards 2022.  This marks Beaconsfield Court’s second year in the prestigious top 20 group., the UK's leading care home directory and comparison website, holds its annual Care Home Awards to recognise the 20 top-rated care homes in each region of the UK. These are based on individual review scores that have received from Residents, and their friends, family and loved ones, demonstrating real life opinions and first-hand experiences from those most closely connected to the home. 

Beaconsfield Court received an overall rating of 10/10 based on independent reviews, in recognition of the high standards of care provided at the home – which provides residential services for the local community. The 30-bed home received a CQC ‘Good’ report in March 2021 in all categories, demonstrating that the home is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led. 

HC-One is committed to providing the highest standards of care in every community they serve, which is demonstrated by their 9.5/10 average rating on the website – which is among the highest review scores across the care home sector.

Review from Christine C (Friend of Resident) published on 23 February 2022,, stated:

“My experience with Beaconsfield Court has been excellent. All staff are so friendly and helpful. The home is a first class home that care for every resident and the relatives and friends. Communication is excellent. From the beginning of enquiring to the move in has been a smooth transition. The manager and deputy manager have been exceptional with easing worries and concerns, very warm and supportive welcome every time. First class home, thank you to each staff member.”

Beaconsfield Court’s Home Manager, Laura Langridge said:

“Our Residents and their families, friends and loved ones are always at the heart of everything we do at Beaconsfield Court and so it means the world to know that they recognise the dedication and kind care of the whole team – as reflected in their independent reviews on and our position as a Top 20 Care Home in North East.”

HC-One’s Managing Director, Nicola Bales said:

“I am delighted that Beaconsfield Court have been announced as a winner of the Top 20 Award 2022 in North East, based on independent reviews by those using our services over the past year. This is an amazing achievement, which reaffirms our mission to be the first-choice care home for Residents, their loved ones and our Colleagues in each of the communities we serve.”

In total, 24 HC-One homes received awards for being among the Top 20 care homes in their respective regions with nine receiving awards for being in the Top 20 Care Homes in the North East of England.