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Home care provider named Employer of the Year at business awards ceremony

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Director Ann Mumby celebrates with her son, Mumby’s operations director, Joel Mumby (left).

An Oxfordshire care provider has been named Employer of the Year at the Thames Valley Business and Community Awards.

Mumby’s Homecare Support picked up the prestigious award at a ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel in Reading on January 31, beating 10 other businesses.

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The family-run company, led by registered Nurse Ann Mumby, was recognised for its higher than average staff retention and a 100% referral rate.

Judges were also impressed by the company’s constant drive to look for improvements and its ability to produce training for industry professionals.

Commenting on the win, Ann said: “It’s just so unexpected. We really value our staff and have a great team who have been with us for ages. To be nominated is enough, but to win was such a thrill.”

Ann Mumby is the director of Mumby’s Homecare Support, while her husband Trevor is the company’s dementia trainer and co-director.

Their son, Joel, has worked with the business since he was a teenager and now sits on the board as operations director.

As a closely run family business, it is the family values and attention to the smallest detail that sets Mumby’s apart from other care agencies, the company said in a statement.

This enables the business to respond quickly and combine great flexibility with a strong focus on excellent patient care, Mumby’s added.

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