Balhousie Care Group, one of Scotland’s leading providers of quality residential care, has won the Growth award at The Courier Business Awards 2019, an event celebrating the very best businesses and their achievements across Tayside, Angus, Fife and Perthshire.

Representatives from the care company, which has 25 care homes across the north east of Scotland, picked up the award at a glittering awards dinner at the Apex City Quay Hotel in Dundee last Saturday, October 26.

This is the latest in a long line of accolades for the business including Business Man of the Year for Chairman Tony Banks in the Scottish SME Business Awards 2019, a National Care Award in 2018 and RCNi 2018 Leadership Award for Yvonne Manson, Operations Dementia Manager, and . The company also won Service Business of the Year at the Courier Business Awards in 2018.

This new success comes in the same week that Balhousie is expanding into independent living in an exciting business move to cater for the changing needs of the older population.

Milton Mews, an exclusive development comprising of 10 luxury ensuite bedrooms across two properties is set to open this weekend next door to Balhousie Huntly care home in Aberdeenshire. The accommodation will offer residents a combination of independent living and 24-hour care and support, including wi-fi, smart TVs, cooking facilities, and carvery and breakfast in bed catering options.  There is also access to the facilities and activities of the care home, which is just steps away.

Jill Kerr, Group CEO at Balhousie Care Group, said:

“The past 12 months has been a very exciting time for Balhousie Care Group with significant investment across the business such as our beautiful new development, Milton Mews in Huntly, which is part of our drive to provide independent living options to our aging population. To be recognised by The Courier Business Awards for continued growth in our 27th year is something of which we are very proud. We look forward to continuing to deliver great care over the next 12 months and have more exciting plans in store.”