Gainsborough home care company among the best in the East Midlands

A Gainsborough care company has received a prestigious award having been named one of the top 20 home care companies in the East Midlands.

Home Instead Retford and Gainsborough made it onto the list out of 904 home care companies in the region.

The award, run by a national reviews website, is based on the home care company’s reviews on

The reviews are given by people that Home Instead cares for and their family. The company made it to the exclusive list thanks to its high review score of 9.9.

Home Instead Retford and Gainsborough has been named among the top 20 home care companies in the East Midlands

Vicky Waring, owner of Home Instead Retford and Gainsborough, said: “The pandemic has shone the light on home care, with many people having to shield, yet receive quality care.

“We are delighted to receive exceptional praise from our clients and their families, particularly over the challenging period we continue to live in.

“Our caregivers have certainly been put through their paces for a long time, so to learn that they and the rest of the team have brought comfort and safety for our clients at such a difficult time is an honour.

”Every day our caregivers make a positive difference in their communities with their empathetic nature and passion for the role.

“We prize that over previous experience, so I urge anyone with a warm heart who wants to try something new to consider joining our team and get in touch.”

The home care business has a CQC rating of “outstanding”.

Amanda Hopkins, reviews manager of, said: “The pandemic has been particularly hard for disabled and older people, with many forced to self-isolate, so home care workers have played a crucial role in keeping them mentally and physically well.

“Home Instead Retford and Gainsborough has shown that it provides care that is of excellent quality, and we would like to congratulate it on being one of the top home care providers in the East Midlands.”

Home Instead takes a unique, person-centred approach to home care, which benefits both clients and the team. Clients are supported to live as independently as possible, by caregivers who visit for a minimum of an hour at a time.