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Whitstable care home celebrates national award win

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PDF icon 8004-CWF7166-Key facts sheets-2pp A4-premium-Perry Manor.pdfA care home in Whitstable is celebrating after it was recognised at a national awards ceremony.

The Residential Care Services (RCS) Stars awards recognise individual and team excellence at more than 120 care homes nationwide across Care UK.

Harrier Lodge, on Thanet Way, scooped the Sales and Marketing award, one of 20 accolades handed out during the event.

The panel of judges praised the home team for delivering exceptional customer service. The team was commended for its excellent reputation within the community as a result of the extensive links it has built. The team always finds ways for residents and the local community to come together for a good cause and have built strong ties with local schools, churches, charities and businesses to take part in activities and fundraising together.

Diane Collings, home manager at Harrier Lodge, said: “We are over the moon to have won this award. The ceremony was a truly inspirational evening and it was fantastic to be recognised for all the hard work the team puts in to making the home a wonderful and fulfilling place to live.

“The team has built wonderful relationships in the local community which greatly benefit both residents and local people. The award will now take pride of place at the home!”

Harrier Lodge is a purpose-built care home which has been designed to enable residents to live active and fulfilled lives, while also promoting independence. The home provides full-time residential, nursing and specialist dementia care for up to 65 older people in Whitstable, and incorporates space for hobby and leisure activities, including its own cinema, hairdressing salon and café.

For more information please call customer relations manager, Theresa Mead, on 0203 918 2873, or email  

For more general information on Harrier Lodge, please visit


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Notes to editors

Care UK is one of the largest providers of residential care for older people. With a talented team of over 10,000 colleagues, we operate 120 care homes with places for around 7,000 mostly older people.   

Our homes provide an impressive suite of care services for older people, ranging from short respite stays to high level nursing care. We are particularly skilled at providing specialist care and support for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

We are proud to be building so many brand new, carefully designed care homes - we have opened over 30 new homes since 2011 and expect to open around 15 new homes by the summer of 2021 in locations including Bristol, Bracknell, Chester and Maidstone.

The quality of our services, as rated by the CQC in England and the Care Inspectorate in Scotland, compares very favourably with other providers. More of Care UK’s homes are rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ than those run by the other four largest UK care home providers.

To find out more about Care UK’s homes see

Care UK also operates over 50 healthcare services on behalf of the NHS in various locations across England.

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Thanet Way, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 3FS

Harrier Lodge

CQC Rating: Good
  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Day club

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