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Horndean care home shortlisted for top national award

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Horndean care home shortlisted for top national awardA care home in Horndean is celebrating after making the shortlist at a national award ceremony. 

Care UK’s Pear Tree Court, on Portsmouth Road, has been shortlisted in the Care Establishment of the Year category for its commitment to recognising the dietary needs of individuals and ensuring there is always a variety of nutritious dishes on offer.

The National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Awards recognises those working in and associated with catering in the UK care sector. Team members at Pear Tree Court have been praised for ensuring that residents dine with dignity, have plenty of choice, and are served great food that looks, tastes and is of the same quality as fine dining. 

Stuart Passey, head chef at Pear Tree Court, said: “I’m thrilled that the catering team here at Pear Tree Court have been recognised in the NACC Awards. The entire team works incredibly hard to ensure residents are provided with nutritious, tasty menus and quality food, and we’re delighted for this to be recognised at a national level.”

David Taylor, home manager at Pear Tree Court, added: “We’re so proud of Stuart and the team – each and every person is a credit to Pear Tree Court. They work incredibly hard to make mealtimes enjoyable for all, and go the extra mile to bake delicious cakes, sweet treats and snacks for everyone at the home.

“I’d like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to Stuart and the whole catering team at Pear Tree Court. It’s wonderful that your efforts have been recognised nationally and everyone at the home has their fingers crossed that you win.” 

Pear Tree Court is a state-of-the-art care home which provides full-time residential, nursing and dementia care, as well as short-term respite care.  Designed to enable residents to live enjoyable and fulfilling lives, the care home has its very own cinema and hair salon, and there is plenty of space both indoors and out, for relaxation and recreation.

For more information about Pear Tree Court, please call customer relations manager, Emily Forbes on 02392 986773, or email

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Portsmouth Road, Horndean, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8 9LN

Pear Tree Court

  • Residential care
  • Dementia care
  • Nursing care
  • Nursing dementia care
  • Respite care
  • End of life care
  • Day club

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