Neale Court Care Home win prestigious care industry award
Neale Court Care Home are very proud to announce that Housekeeper Patricia Exton won the Ancillary Worker category at the Great East Midlands Care Awards. The prestigious care industry regional awards were held at The Belfry Hotel in Nottingham on Saturday 19th November. Trisha now goes forward to the National GB Care Awards in Birmingham in March.
Commenting on the award winner, the judges said Patricia is “A lady who demonstrates person centred care and the importance of getting to know the person in any role in a care home and help them reach their maximum potential.”
Also nominated from Neale Court Care Home were Katie Pickering (Dementia Care Worker) and Sophie Pepper (Care Home Worker) who also made it through as regional finalists in their categories. The team from Neale Court Care Home attended a glittering awards ceremony at The Belfry Hotel where the category winners were announced.
Commenting on the award, Home Manager, Rebecca Hunt said:
“Patricia joined the team at Neale Court Care Home in February, in a very short time she has become a highly valued member of the team. She is passionate about improving the quality of life for residents as well as delivering excellent service in her role as Housekeeper. The judges picked up on the fact that she takes time to get to know each resident and their individual preferences. Her thoughtfulness really makes a difference to our residents.”
The awards are part of the Great British Care Awards, a series of 9 regional awards celebrating excellence across the care sector. The purpose of the awards is to promote best practice within both home care and care homes sectors, and pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work.
Sector support includes Care England, The Department of Health, Alzheimer’s Society, The National Care Forum and The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) as well as local authorities and commercial organisations.
There are a total of twenty one award categories available for nomination, which represent all areas of the care sector, whether it be older people or specialist services and front frontline staff such as care workers and care managers to people who have made an impact in other ways such as training, and specialist care in areas such as dementia and innovation.
Winners of the Great East Midlands Care Awards will go through to the final at Birmingham’s ICC in Spring 2017.
Read more about the awards here.