New flagship care centre Augustus Court in Garforth becomes Meridian's seventh Premiere home.
HC-One acquired Meridian Healthcare Group.
The Denby won the 'Best New Care Home' category at the 2015 Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.
Dorothy Pye, Care Centre Manager at John Joseph Powell in Prescot, won Care Centre Manager Award at the Great North West Care Awards 2014.
Fir Trees Care Centre in Dukinfield are winners of the ‘Putting People First’/Personalisation Award at the Great North West Care Awards 2014.
The Denby in Denby Dale welcomed the first residents in November 2014. The home was officially opened by Dame Esther Rantzen DBE.
The Oakes in Huddersfield achieved ‘Runner Up’ position in the national final of the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.
Meridian's Quality Assurance Manager, Sharon Wood, wins the Care Innovator Award at The Great British Care Awards 2013 for her development of HARMONY.
White Rose House care home in Holmfirth celebrated its transformation into a ‘Premiere’ home.
The Millbrook wins Best New Development at the Pinders Healthcare Design Awards.
Meridian leads the way again, with The Sycamores becoming the first care home in Tameside to complete the NHS 6 Steps to Success end of life programme for residential homes.
The Oakes in Huddersfield opens! We welcomed our first residents in April 2012. The home was officially opened by ex-Huddersfield Town and Manchester United footballer, Denis Law.
Our HARMONY pilot programme to improve the quality of life of those with dementia is launched at Kingsfield in Tameside.
Meridian is selected by NHS Tameside & Glossop to provide Intermediate Care Beds for the Community. This service is to be based at Hyde Nursing Home in Tameside.
Following the development of The Millbrook and The Oakes, Meridian reports 1473 registered beds, all single accommodation and over 80% with en suite facilities. The latest care centres built by the group offer large bed-sitting room style accommodation with wet room shower facilities for each resident as standard.
Meridian is selected by Oldham Council to provide short stay dementia services at Limecroft in Oldham.
The Millbrook opens in Tameside - built on the site of a former school, the design and furnishings wows everyone who crosses the threshold.
Greatwood House wins Care Team of the Year at the North West Great British Care Awards.
Investment is made into Fir Trees and Yew Trees in Dukinfield and Ash Court in Knotty Ash to freshen up communal areas.
White Rose House in Holmfirth, John Joseph Powell in Prescot and Hyde Nursing Home in Tameside achieve Beacon Status in the Gold Standard Framework for end of life care. This is the highest accolade possible under the programme.
Meridian is awarded Investors in People (IIP) GOLD in recognition of the investment into its workforce development.
Care centres throughout the group sign up to become Dignity Champions.
Orla Stevenson from Daisy Nook House wins Activity Coordinator of the Year in the Great British Care Awards North West region.
Stamford Court achieves the Gold Standards Framework for its end-of-life nursing care.
Meridian completes the build of Roby Lodge in Huyton. Offering specialist dementia care to 40 residents, the new build forms part of the Roby Care Complex alongside Roby House. The new site offers residential, nursing and dementia care services. The additional en suite rooms takes the group's total number of beds to 1338.
Rievaulx House wins the prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design award for Best New Development in the UK.
Hyde Nursing Home and White Rose House are amongst the first UK Care Centres to be awarded the Gold Standards Framework for Care Homes 'Quality Hallmark' accreditation for their end-of-life care provision.
Rievaulx House in Leeds is completed and opens to new residents. Rievaulx House forms part of the Armley Care Complex which offers residential and dementia care services.
The group's final remaining 'companion' room is turned into a single room with en suite facilities. Meridian now offers single accommodation for over 1200 residents. Over 75% of rooms now offer en suite facilities with a toilet and basin and a significant number now have shower or bath facilities.
The Meridian Healthcare website is recognised with a Tameside business award.
Meridian launch 'ASSERT' a management development programme.
The Protection of Vulnerable Adults freephone telephone service is launched.
Meridian complete the development of Roby House in Huyton - a new 54-bed care centre that offers en suite showers in all ground floor rooms. The care centre has a relaxation therapy room and hairdressing salon.
The Disability Two Ticks is adopted by the group.
Through acquisition and organic growth, Meridian reports over 1000 beds and 1000 members of staff.
White Rose House is awarded a national award for Best Development for Elderly Care.
Meridian scoop the Manchester Evening News Business of the Year Award.
The Meridian Employee Merit Scheme is launched.
Meridian breaks a ten-year building gap in Tameside with the development of Stamford Court Nursing and Care Centre. The facility is opened by Mr Colin McKinless, then Director of Social Services, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council.
Meridian complete a flagship new care centre in Holmfirth. White Rose House offers nursing and residential care and is officially opened in September 2004.
Meridian acquires its first care centre outside Tameside - Bridgewater Park in Scunthorpe. The Board determines that it will acquire purpose-built care centres within a two-hour drive of the Tameside-based head office and therefore strengthen the group's ability to invest and develop its core services.
The care centres are acquired from the Council/trust via an Employee Benefit Trust on behalf of the employees.
Tameside Enterprises (which subsequently became Tameside Care Group) was formed as a result of the transfer of local authority care centres into the independent sector. At this point all care centres were located within the borough of Tameside in the North West.