Residents and the care team at Ferendune Court care home in Faringdon are celebrating after the group won Large Residential Care Provider of the Year at the LaingBuisson Awards.

The awards celebrate industry excellence in the UK health and social care services within public, private and third sectors.

The home was recognised nationally for its excellence in providing residential care for older people and its focus on 'innovation and engagement' with residents.

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The judges cited Anchor Hanover’s use of Memoride, a virtual cycling platform for older people, in their decision.

Anchor Hanover’s director of care quality, Cath Holmes said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won the LaingBuisson Large Residential Care Provider of the year award. The last year has been a challenging time for everyone and our colleagues have worked tirelessly to ensure residents continue to receive the highest levels of care throughout the pandemic, so we are delighted that their work has been recognised.”