Manager of Holland House and Bannigans heads to the Great British Care Awards 2019

October 24, 2019

Consensus are delighted to share that Lisa Carvell, Registered Service Manager of Holland House and Bannigans, has been named as a finalist the East of England regional finals of the Great British Care Awards 2019.

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.

Lisa Carvell has been a registered manager for 23 years and works at specialist Prader-Willi Syndrome services (PWS) Bannigans in Corby and Holland House in Kettering, Northants. Lisa goes the extra mile working closely with her team and is always supportive to her colleagues and the supported individuals. She is described as having excellent values and promoting opportunity, choice and success for all.

Lisa was nominated for the award by Shelly Colson, a support worker at Holland House, who said, “I nominated Lisa because I wanted her to get some recognition for all that she does. She always puts the needs of the ladies in her care first and always has time to support her team and to mentor, advise and listen to anything we have to say.”

Lisa has inspired me to be the best I can be. She supports me with my NVQ level 3 which is an uphill struggle but with Lisa’s support I know I can achieve. I am so proud to have her as my mentor and manager she most definitely deserves this award,” added Shelly.

Lisa said, “I feel very honoured to have been nominated for this award by Shelly. I absolutely love my job – it is a privilege to work with such an amazing team and to see first-hand the positive outcomes of the people we support. I am looking forward to attending the gala evening and sharing this experience with Shelly.”

As a shortlisted finalist, Lisa will proudly be heading to a judging day in September and has been invited to attend a glittering Gala Event in October.

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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