Barchester Care Award winners shine at Coombe Abbey

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