This year’s winners of the Barchester Care Awards were announced at an awards afternoon held in the grand surrounds of Coombe Abbey, in Warwickshire.
Supported by other award hopefuls, everyone enjoyed a three-course lunch while the winners of the 12 categories were read out and met with rounds of applause.
This is the first year that the award nominations reached out to residents’ relatives, volunteers, healthcare professional as well as colleagues and residents that have always been invited to cast their votes.
The winners are:
Jude Lumb, Barchester Carer and Support Worker, Marple Dale
Katya Petrova , Barchester Registered Nurse, Wood Grange
Wendy Ward, Activities Co-ordinator, Ashford House
William Ingle, Maintenance Champion, Laurel Bank
Carole Porte, Hospitality Champion, Castle Keep
Izabela Klaczkiewicz, joint Memory Lane Champion, Windmill Manor
Karen Hancox, joint Memory Lane Champion, Latimer Court
Amanda Raine, Diverse Services Champion, Darwin Place
Robert Walker, Apprentice and Learner of the Year, Windmill Manor
Sue Corrick, Home Administration Champion, Tandridge Heights
Mark Smith, Barchester Foundation Champion, Lucerne House
Helen Merrifield, Home Trainer Champion, Hunters
Steve Davenport, Chef of the Year, Oak Grange, Mollington, Chester