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Wood Grange awards employee of the month

3rd May 2007

Helen O'Leary, manager of Wood Grange care home in the town of Bourne in Lincolnshire, has been voted employee of the month.

This week, residents and staff joined Jim Marr to present Helen with her award at the activities workshop at the care home.

Jim gave a speech at the gathering as he announced who was to be awarded the title.

He said: "This person has always been a motivator who manages to see the positive in every negative situation. She promotes transparency in every situation no matter how difficult it may feel.

"Through this she has always been 100 per cent approachable. She sees potential in every member of her team and is always seeking to pursue improvement and make everyone feel special and the work they do valued.

"She knows all her staff on an individual basis and is very highly respected because of this."

He told Helen: "You definitely make it happen!"