Tony Banks, Chairman of Balhousie Care Group, has been named Business Man of the Year in honour of his contribution to the care industry.
Mr Banks, founder of the 25-strong care home group, beat off stiff competition – including a nomination in his own sector – to win the Scottish SME Business Award. The accolade followed a social media campaign which attracted thousands of nominations from the public.
The Business Man of the Year award is the latest in a string of accolades for Balhousie Care Group, which Mr Banks built up from scratch to become a leading and innovative care home provider in Scotland. Balhousie Care is holder of The Courier’s Service Business of the Year, and a National Care Award and RCNi Leadership Award for its dementia practices. It is nominated for two Scottish Social Services Awards for its dementia initiatives and resident activities.
A spokesperson for Balhousie Care Group said: “Both Tony and Balhousie Care Group are honoured to have received this award. We view it as a reward to the whole team for their spectacular efforts in maintaining Balhousie Care’s position as an unrivalled provider in Scotland’s care homes sector.”
To find out more about Balhousie Care Group visit www.balhousiecare.co.uk
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