Consensus colleagues bring home Great British Care Awards

November 20, 2018

Consensus are extremely proud to share that Amy Humphreys, an inspiring young Support Worker at Blakeney House in Westcliff on Sea and the entire Support Team at Redan Street, in Ipswich both won Great British Care Awards in the East of England regional finals at a glittering gala event hosted in Peterborough.

Amy was presented her award, ‘The Care Home Newcomer’ with judges stating, “Amy’s story told true passion within the care industry. An inspiration to all. Amy’s positive impact on people’s life, to give opportunities and to make a difference through organising events and building those special bonds to achieve and give the best quality of life is fantastic. An inspiration.”

The support team at Redan Street led by Service Manager Melany Castillo were awarded ‘The Home Care Team Award’ with judges sharing, “Melany and her team at Redan Street demonstrated real passion and enthusiasm for the service they deliver. They always go the extra mile to ensure that people they support have a stimulating, interesting and varied lifestyle.”

Consensus are delighted that colleagues and teams across the organisation were shortlisted in this years’ regional finals of The Great British Care Awards.

The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout England and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector. The awards pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work.

The following services and colleagues were shortlisted in a wide variety of categories:

  • Dale Elkin-Walker Fieldbrook Walk – The Dignity in Care Award
  • Christine Sanderson, Vale House – The Good Nurse Award
  • Janet Burrows, Learning and Organisational Development – The Care Trainer Award
  • Consensus Marketing Team – The Putting People First/Personalisation Award.

An additional shortlisted finalist Charlotte Edwards, of Cheshire House will be heading to Manchester towards the end of November as she is up for ‘The Frontline Leaders Award’ in the North West regional finals of the same awards. We would like to offer her our congratulations and wish her good luck.

There were twenty-one categories available for nomination, which represent all areas of the social care sector, whether it be older people or specialist services, residential or home care. From frontline staff such as care workers and care managers to people who have made an impact in other ways such as training and innovation.

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