Staff celebrate 120 years of caring at Lyncroft
Staff at Lyncroft Care Home in Wisbech celebrated clocking up 120 years of caring between them this year. The milestone was celebrated at the Wisbech care home with an awards presentation, where Country Court Care Finance Director, Al-Karim Kachra presented staff with a certificate and gift.
“We are delighted to recognize and celebrate the commitment and dedication of our staff here at Lyncroft Care Home” said Al-Karim Kachra “Lyncroft Care Home has gone from strength to strength over the years. Our extension and refurbishment project currently underway means that are now looking forward to an exciting future ahead.”
Home Manager Brenda Durrington, who celebrated 25 years working for Country Court Care this year, commented “I’m very proud to have such long serving staff on the team here at Lyncroft. Their dedication makes all the difference to the lives of our residents”.
Brenda was presented with a bunch of flowers and framed ‘thank you’ from all the staff to mark their appreciation of her as their manager. In an emotional speech she thanked staff for all their support and dedication over the years.
The longest serving staff members are:
- Liz Green - Carer – 28 years
- Brenda Durrington – Home Manager 25 years
- Mandy Ward - Carer – 16 years
- Nicky Klohn - Senior Carer – 15 years
- Mary Cunnington - Carer – 14 years
- Karen Mann - Housekeeper – 13 years
- Clare Baker-Taylor – Deputy Manager – 9 years
Commenting on her achievement Senior Carer Nicky said “It’s the environment here at Lyncroft that makes staff stay. Lyncroft has a friendly, family atmosphere that makes it enjoyable to work here”.