A care home has received an accolade for the fourth year in a row.

Houndswood House Care Home in Harper Lane, near Radlett, was recognised with a Top 20 Large Care Home Group 2020 award by care home review website carehome.co.uk.

The annual carehome.co.uk awards are based on reviews from care home residents as well as their friends and family.

Houndswood House has a score of 9.7 out of 10, with reviewers praising the standard of care and the care team’s kindness and compassion.

Home manager Francisca Ikwuegbu said: "It’s been a challenging year and we are thrilled to receive this award from carehome.co.uk.

"I would like to thank everyone who took the time to review us, and of course our passionate and committed team members who help our residents to love every day.

"This award is particularly special because it is based on the unbiased opinions of residents living in our home and their family and friends."