Ken Deary, the CEO of national homecare provider Right at Home UK, has been announced as a finalist at the Institute of Directors North West & Isle of Man Director of the Year Awards 2020.
In just nine years, Ken has grown the Right at Home UK homecare franchise into the £37.5 million+ turnover business that it is today, with 60+ locally-owned and operated offices across England and Wales.
Right at Home supports people to continue living independently in the comfort of their own home and offers a wide-range of services, including companionship, personal care, specialist dementia care and 24-hour live-in care.
Since launching the first franchise in 2011, under Ken’s leadership Right at Home UK is: the number one rated homecare group on the leading, independent review site homecare.co.uk; recognised as a 5* employer by the independent research company WorkBuzz; has the highest percentage of Outstanding ratings by the Care Quality Commission out of any major homecare brand over the past 12 months; and has been awarded 5* Franchisee satisfaction scores from its network of owners for seven consecutive years.
Ken, who is shortlisted in the Director of the Year – Small to Medium Business category, said: “I’m thrilled to be shortlisted for this award and grateful for working with so many like-minded individuals who share the same values and passion for providing exceptional quality care.
“We have come a long way since opening our first franchise in 2011 and are making great strides in achieving our vision of becoming the UK’s most trusted brand in homecare and franchising.”
The annual awards represent the pinnacle of leadership and business excellence, highlighting the significant contribution business leaders can make to society. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday 14 May 2020 at The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester.