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Formby Care Home features in the Top 20 in the North West

Three care homes run by Athena Healthcare Group have appeared in the Top 20 care homes in the North West of England.

Residents have rated Hesketh Park Lodge in Southport, Lighthouse Lodge in Wallasey and Woodlands Lodge in Formby in the Top 20 care homes in the North West. There are 1875 homes in the North West, with the top 20 receiving an award from the leading reviews guide to care homes,

The award is based on reviews of the care home written by their residents, as well as their friends and relatives.

Amanda Hopkins, reviews manager of, said: “It is only the residents and their families and friends who can give a real insight into what a care home is like, which is why we use their reviews to find the best care homes in the UK. Choosing a care home can be a time consuming and exhausting process so we hope our awards help make the search easier.

“To have three care homes in the top 20 is a tremendous achievement for Athena Healthcare Group. The awards prove they have provided a high standard of care and we would like to congratulate Hesketh Park Lodge, Lighthouse Lodge and Woodlands Lodge for appearing in the Top 20 care homes in the North West! It is great to be recognised for being a top rated care

home by the people receiving the care.

“The reviews on reveal that many care homes are filled with warmth and laughter, where staff do their utmost to ensure residents continue to live life to the full and are treated with dignity and respect.”

Kerry Winstanley, home manager of Lighthouse Lodge said “This is such a wonderful achievement for the team at Lighthouse Lodge, I am immensely proud of all my staff for their dedication and hard work, I feel like the luckiest Home Manager in the World”

David Walsh, marketing manager of Athena Healthcare Group said: “The team at Hesketh Park Lodge are very pleased to have achieved the Top 20 Care Homes in the North West award, recognising that the home is among the best in the region.

The recognition from our residents, families and friends is very important to us. We continue to aim to deliver the best person-centred care we can and ensure that all the residents enjoy living at Hesketh Park Lodge.”

Speaking about Woodlands Lodge, David commented: “The team at Woodlands Lodge were delighted to receive the ‘Top 20 Care Homes in the North West’ award, recognising that the home is among the best in the region.

Together with the hard work and dedication of our staff members, the award highlights the treasured relationships that we have with our tightknit community in Formby. “We feel that our supportive culture, extending to the residents and beyond has led to our success. We believe that Team work makes the Dream work.”

QCS (Quality Compliance Systems), which produces bespoke policies, procedures and management toolkits for the care sector, is sponsoring the 2019 awards.

A spokesperson for QCS said: “We are really pleased to be sponsoring the awards. Our purpose at QCS is to help create a fairer and compassionate world and we hope

these awards help to set a high standard of outstanding care for the most vulnerable in society.”

To view Hesketh Park Lodge’s reviews, go to

To view Woodlands Lodge’s reviews, go to

To view Lighthouse Lodge’s reviews, go to

Please follow this link for the full list of winners

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