A WINCHESTER care home has won an award for being the third best in the South East.

St Catherine’s View, on Stanmore Lane, placed third out of 3,306 homes in the region in the awards from online directory and industry website carehome.co.uk.

The top 20 homes received the award, which was based on online recommendations from their residents, as well as their friends and relatives.

Ann-Marie Medd, manager at St Catherine’s View, said: “The whole team are thrilled to have our work recognised with this award. Our approach is all about using our clinical expertise to provide residents and their relatives with peace of mind. We work closely with families and carers to achieve the right level of support in a safe, comfortable and stimulating environment.”