Bangor-based Oakmont Lodge Care Home has been ranked as one of Northern Ireland’s Top 20 Care Homes.

Complied annually by, the Top 20 Care Homes Awards are based on feedback received by residents and their families, making the search for those seeking a care home less arduous.

Ryan Smith, Chief Executive at Dunluce Healthcare, which owns Oakmont Lodge Care Home, said:

“We are immensely proud to be named, once again, in Northern Ireland’s Top 20 Care Homes, reflecting our unwavering commitment to prioritising the wellbeing of our residents and their families above all else.

“Our mission is to deliver high-quality, person-centered care in hotel-style accommodation, creating an environment where our residents feel truly at home.

“This prestigious award is testament to the hard work of our compassionate and qualified team, who go above and beyond to ensure our residents are placed at the heart of everything we do, and we hope to uphold this standard of excellence long into the future.”

Purpose-built in 2012, and extended with a dedicated dementia wing in 2020, Oakmont Lodge offers residential, nursing, and dementia care services in luxurious surroundings.

Emma Kerrigan, Manager at Oakmont Lodge, added:

“At Oakmont Lodge, we believe in a collaborative approach to care, valuing the input of residents and their families to maintain the highest standards of service.

“It is an honour to be recognised on this year’s Top 20 Care Home Awards, and we extend our thanks to those who have shared their experiences with”

Amanda Hopkins, Reviews Manager at, said:

“Our reviews show the standard of a care home’s facilities and the quality of their care and support, staff, activities and nutrition as well as if the care home is good value for money.

“It is such an achievement to be named as a top-rated care home by the residents who actually receive the care as well as their family and friends.

“Choosing a care home can be overwhelming and very time consuming for both the person going to live there as well as their family, so we hope our awards which are given to the highest rated homes will help to simplify the search.”

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