Double celebration

A PARTY to mark the first birthday of a care home turned into a double celebration after it was named as among the top homes in the south east.

Saturday, 6th May 2017, 5:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:35 pm
Chichester Mayor Peter Budge at Wellington Grange with home manager Clare Gibson and resident Irene Allen Picture: Paul Collins/Deep South Media

Colten Care’s Wellington Grange in Chichester was one of just 20 care homes from a field of 3,118 in the south east to receive the accolade.

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The award, from the guide to care homes,, is based on reviews from residents, friends and relatives. Wellington Grange scored 9.9 out of a maximum 10.

Davina Ludlow, director of, said: ‘Wellington Grange proved that they provide a high standard of care and we’d like to congratulate them on being a top 20 care home.’

Clare Gibson, home manager, said: ‘We couldn’t have asked for a better present to celebrate our first birthday.’