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Ross Care Highly Commended by the BHTA

Ross Care Highly Commended by the BHTA

6th December 2018

Chaired by Ray Hodgkinson MBE, The judging panel of the British Healthcare Trade Association have awarded a highly commended certificate to Ross Care In the category ‘Retailer of the Year 2018’.

The evening took place on the 29th December and was hosted by Falkland war survivor Simon Weston. A full description of the evenings event can be read here on the BHTA website.

Whilst being an active mobility retailer for over 15 years, Ross Care is delighted to receive recognition for their renewed approach in developing its retail provision in recent years. This work is demonstrated visibly through the redevelopment of the White Shopping Centre store in Leeds and launch of the unique Independent Living Centre in Manchester. Complementing this, a new website and printed product brochure have also been created, both of which heavily feature advice on common challenges and selecting equipment.

Ross Care are particularly proud of the depth and variety of the work undertaken during this period, as it goes deeper than just the implementation of high quality showrooms, but seeks to meaningfully contribute to meeting the real challenges faced in Health and Social Care provision.

Ross Care take a long-term view in their support of healthcare professionals. By employing their own Occupational Therapist they are able to offer specialised support to Physio and Occupational Therapists, District and Tissue Viability Nurses amongst others. This has proved a valuable resource to Healthcare professionals and carers alike.

The retail divisions stated mission is to deliver excellence in service, advice and guidance at all levels of needs. To have a person centred approach that is backed up with a breadth of equipment solutions from a range of high quality brands. To support individuals for the full life cycle of their equipment, from decision-making, demonstration and setup, through to expert service and maintenance.

The BHTA Comments: “Many congratulations to all the team. BHTA member retailers are the very public face of the BHTA, working every day with vulnerable customers and their carers to provide solutions that enable independent living. The Retailer of the Year, now in its second year, aims to recognise those that go above and beyond to provide an exemplary service.”

James Parramore, Managing Director of Ross Care adds: “Thank you to the panel and also to all the team at the BHTA who clearly went to great to lengths to organise a fantastic event. The night was very much enjoyed by all and plays a significant part to help raise high standards in the healthcare industry.”


About Ross Care
Ross Care was incorporated in 1949 and is now a leading Approved Wheelchair Repairer for the NHS, including clinical assessment and also a provider of Integrated Community Equipment Services. The company operates across 13 Service Centres, 3 Clinical Assessment Centres and 4 Retail Outlets.