Belstead Mews in Ipswich wins ‘Best Residential Team of the Year’ award

July 6, 2017

Belstead Mews in Ipswich, has won a top award this week at the Caring Homes Group Recognition Awards.

With over 5,500 employees across the group the home beat off stiff competition to be recognised with an award as the Best Residential Team of the Year in Consensus, as part of the Caring Homes Group. The awards were presented at a glittering ceremony hosted within the Grove Hotel in Watford and presented by Ronan Keating.

Belstead Mews is a six bedded residential care home providing a transitional service for 14 – 18 year olds with learning disabilities, moderate challenging behaviours and autistic spectrum conditions.

Providing a homely, supportive environment, this ‘Outstanding’ OFTSED registered service promotes boundaries for young people who require stability and security. Individuals are supported in developing essential life skills to help with their transition from childhood to adulthood.

The support team encourage individuals to identify their aspirations and help them to gain the skills they need to reach their goals. Ultimately, for some individuals, independent living is the goal.

Following a review of over 3,000 nominations received from colleagues and people supported for the awards, it was agreed that Belstead Mews was a worthy winner.

The team at The Mews provide outstanding support to all the young people there.  Each team member works consistently but uniquely with the children supported there and the team have a great relationship with each and every young person supported.  United they work as a skilled team to provide personalised, high quality support which promotes and develops each and every individual child.

The team is led by a great Service Manager, Pat Healey, who is supported by a fantastic team. Pat was delighted to accept the award on behalf of her team.

Attended by over 340 guests the evening was a great occasion, with colleagues and business partners coming together to celebrate the very best care and support provided by outstanding people.

Paul Jeffery, CEO, Caring Homes Group stated;

“The Recognition Awards 2017, provided an opportunity to showcase talent, dedication and commitment, as well as demonstrate the crucial role our professionals play in caring for some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

It’s very important that we celebrate success, from the finalists nominated, to the thousands of our colleagues’ making a significant contribution to caring for and supporting people all over the UK.”

The event was generously sponsored by Caring Homes Group’s business partners, who together made the event possible.

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