Yorkshire Times
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8:58 PM 27th March 2024

Vida Healthcare Celebrates National Care Award Win

The Three Rs
The Three Rs
UK provider of dementia care, Vida Healthcare, is celebrating after winning a national accolade at one of the care sector’s most prestigious awards ceremonies - the Great British Care Awards (GBCA).

Vida Healthcare won the National Three Rs (Recruitment, Retention and Recognition) award at the GBCAs - an awards programme that celebrates excellence across the care industry, recognising individuals who have demonstrated outstanding quality within their field of work in the care sector.

After winning the Regional Three Rs award late last year, Vida Healthcare has gone on to pick up the national gong after judges were impressed by the business’ ethos of prioritising long-term changes and investing in staff development, reflecting a forward-thinking approach.

The panel also noted that Vida Healthcare’s culture of open communication, driving innovation and staff engagement is commendable, while the team’s focus on structured progression demonstrates a commitment to continual improvement.

With initiatives promoting staff retention, attracting new talent and ensuring the best quality of care, Vida Healthcare’s commitment to its staff is evident through its bespoke training facility, the Vida Academy. This specialised training provision fosters long-term employee development, offering tailored pathways for all staff, from new starters to senior managers, encouraging career progression and establishing staff as dementia ambassadors.

Vida Healthcare’s dedication to employee training and development has led to an impressive 97% staff retention rate, surpassing the national care industry average of 71%.

Vida Healthcare was established to transform the care available to people living with dementia, with a focus on championing the use of bespoke environments and alternative therapies to improve wellbeing and quality of life.

The Harrogate-based specialist dementia care provider operates three outstanding rated care homes, which deliver bespoke care for over 200 people living with dementia, with over 450 staff currently employed across a number