Branston Care Home rated Top 20 home in the West MidlandsHC-One’s Branston Court care home in Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire are celebrating success after Residents and Relatives voted them as one of the Top 20 recommended care homes in the West Midlands in the awards 2022., 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. 

Branston 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 nursing and dementia services for the local community. The 45-bed home received a CQC ‘Good’ report in September 2020, demonstrating that the home is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led.

The friendly, purpose-built care home, which is located in a peaceful residential community, is one of 221 HC-One care homes across the UK that will benefit from a £54.5m investment refurbishment programme, and forms part of HC-One’s mission to be the UK’s first choice care provider in the communities it serves.

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 P H (Wife of Resident) published on 10 August 2022,, stated:
“My husband has been in Branston Court for almost 4 years and although he has deteriorated in that time he has always been well looked after and the manager and all her staff should be given much credit for the work they do. Nothing is too much trouble and my husband is non verbal they seem to know what is needed to make him comfortable. As a result of the above, it gives me peace of mind knowing he is in safe hands.”

Branston Court’s Home Manager, Pauline Gardiner, said:
“Our Residents and their families, friends and loved ones are always at the heart of everything we do at Branston 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 the West Midlands.”

HC-One’s Managing Director, Tracey Tomlins, said:
“I am delighted that Branston Court have been announced as a winner of the Top 20 Award 2022 in the West Midlands, 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 two receiving awards for being in the Top 20 Care Homes in the West Midlands of England.