Consensus is proud to introduce their 3 finalists in the Wales Care Awards 2016

September 16, 2016

Consensus is very proud to introduce three colleagues who have been announced as finalists in the Wales Care Awards 2016.

Lynda Wenner, Sharon Jones and Lorraine Jackson who are all home managers for Consensus have been selected as finalists for the prestigious awards. Regional Trainer Rachel Harrison, was also shortlisted to interview and will be awarded a certificate of Commendation at the awards ceremony.

Lynda is in the running for the ‘Promoting fulfilled lives’ category, Sharon for ‘Leading practice in Learning Disability Service’ and Lorraine for ‘Leadership in Residential Care Services’

The awards first established in 2003 by Care Forum Wales, seek to reward the champions in the sector and raise public awareness of the vital contribution made by the social care workforce.

Lynda who lives in Newport, has worked in the caring profession for the last 26 years and has been in charge of the specialised Ty Machen residential home for the past five years, she prides herself on the strong family atmosphere she has created there with the individuals they support.

Lynda said: “I feel very proud to be nominated and shortlisted for the Wales Care Awards. I’m also very proud of the service and my team and feel that I have one of the best jobs in the world.”

Sharon Home Manager at Parklands in Malpas Newport, lives in Rogiet and has been in the care sector for over 16 years and has been the home manager for over four. Nominating Sharon for the award her colleagues said: “It is Sharon’s positive attitude and her dedication to providing the individuals at Parklands with only the highest quality of care and support, which has led the whole team at Consensus to collectively nominate her for an award.”

Lorraine who lives in Tynewydd, Whitchurch, Cardiff, and is the home manager for Ty Hendy, has worked in the caring profession since she was 17 and in the learning disability sector for the past 11 years. She has been the manager at Ty Hendy, which is owned by Consensus Support, since August, 2015.

She was nominated for the award by Simon Kezic, the company’s head of strategy, who spoke highly of her “Lorraine’s emphasis on supporting people to live with dignity has played a major part in changing the lives of so many.”

Lorraine places the utmost importance on having an “open door and an open heart”. She leads by example, and has cultivated a hardworking team which has a consistent approach to care provision.

Consensus are extremely proud of all three colleagues who are a shining example of the great managers who achieve amazing things everyday with the individuals they support.

The 2016 winners will be named at a glittering ceremony on October 21, all three will attend the glittering prize giving ceremony at City Hall, Cardiff.

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