A care company based in Amersham has won big at the SME (small and medium enterprises) National Business Awards after being shortlisted for two awards.
Ashridge Home Care, located at Saint Marys Court, The Broadway, was shortlisted for Best Employer of the Year and Service Excellence.
The awards recognise industrious, hardworking, and enterprising SME’s nationally and culminated in a Grand Final at Wembley on Friday, December 3, in which the Amersham company were named Best Employer.
Ashridge Home Care provides live-in and visiting carers for vulnerable and elderly people across the South East of England.
Following the win, founder Trudi Scrivener said: “This is such a fantastic win for us. This award is a testament to everything we have done to value and look after our care staff.
“We believe we have created an energising and rewarding place to work and just as we treat our clients as individuals, we also treat our carers with the same personal approach.
“Well done Team Ashridge! The past two years have been the most challenging years for the business, yet as the public is recognising that home care really is the best model to look after the elderly and vulnerable of society.
“It is good to see that this sector is now getting the recognition it deserves. I would urge anyone considering a new career option for the year 2022 to get in touch. No qualifications are necessary just the right can do and caring attitude towards life.”
Visiting carer Sarah O’Donnell joined the team at the awards ceremony.
She said: “We had a fabulous night, just being in the finals was exciting enough but to be part of the winning team was amazing.
“Working as a carer at Ashridge Home Care has given me first-hand experience of what a great employer they are.
“A care company who truly do care about their staff and go above and beyond to make sure we are looked after and supported.”
To find out more about Ashridge Home Care, visit ashridgehomecare.co.uk or call 01494 917344.