Norwich Road Team heads to the Great British Care Awards

October 24, 2019

Consensus are delighted to share that the team at Norwich Road have 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.

Norwich Road is a supported living service in Ipswich, Suffolk that provides care and support to six male and female adults with learning disabilities, additional complex needs and rare genetic disorder, Prader-Willi Syndrome. The team led by Community Service Manager, Shayne Mills who have worked incredibly hard over the last three year to turn the service round from ‘Requires Improvement’ with the service now rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

Michael Crane, Operations Manager for Norwich Road said, I am delighted that the team at Norwich Road are finalists for this award. Since Shayne arrived, the team have spent every day working together to support individuals to grow in independence and enjoy a greater quality of life.

“The environment has been transformed into a positive and inclusive home where supported individuals are empowered to dream big and the team put all their energy, enthusiasm and creativity into making these dreams a reality for them,” Michael added.    

Shayne said, “As a team we work with such passion and enthusiasm to support individuals at Norwich road to achieve the goals that are important to them.  I’m delighted that our collective efforts have been acknowledged through this nomination and shortlisting and look forward to representing the team at the awards gala evening.”  

As a shortlisted finalist, the team will be attending a glittering Gala Event in Peterborough at the end of 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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