A Lowestoft care home has been ranked among the top 20 in the East of England, after receiving glowing reviews from residents, friends and relatives.

With more than 1,500 care homes in the East of England, Harleston House - a residential and dementia care home in Lowestoft - has been awarded a top 20 spot by independent care platform Carehome.co.uk.

Based on reviews of the care within the home, the annual Carehome.co.uk awards assess the impartial, independent reviews from residents, their families and friends - with Harleston House currently holding a review score of 10/10.

A review from a family member of one of the residents, posted last October, said: "I can say without doubt that Harleston House is a five-star home that I would recommend to everyone."

With Harleston House offering residential and dementia care at its home on Park Road, Lowestoft there are 39 spacious en-suite bedrooms, attractive communal areas, a varied programme of activities and home-cooked food.

The home is part of Greensleeves Care, which has been named a top 20 Large Care Home Group for the sixth year running.

Sue Graham, home manager at Harleston House, said: "We are thrilled to have been named among the top care homes in the East of England.

"There is an excellent care provision in Lowestoft and the wider area, and we are proud to be in such good company.

"We are constantly striving for improvement within the home, so feedback from residents and their friends and family is crucial.

"I am so pleased that our dedicated approach to care continues to be beloved by our residents and their families."

Harleston House also holds an 'Outstanding' rating from the CQC - and the home is currently welcoming new residents and team members.

For more information about living or working at Harleston House, visit its website.