Mary Macdonald, an Administrator at Drummond Grange Care Home in Lasswade has been awarded ‘Home Administration Champion’ at the Barchester Care Awards 2016.
Mary attended the national awards ceremony and was handed her trophy by Barchester’s CEO Dr Pete Calveley.
Eleanor Wilson, General Manager at Drummond Grange said: “We are all so proud of Mary. Mary has worked here for 22 years and this home wouldn’t be the same without her energy, compassion and knowledge. She brings so much joy to life at Drummond Grange and is always singing – Tom Jones and Bette Middler are her favourites!'
On receiving the award, Mary said: "It is an honour to receive this award not just for myself but for Drummond Grange."
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