Rachel Roberts takes the trophy for the Frontline Leaders Award

March 22, 2022

Congratulations and well done to our worthy winner in the Great British Care Awards.

There were celebrations all round for Consensus last Friday evening, as Rachel Roberts, Team Leader at Kingarth collected the national ‘Frontline Leader Award’.

Also attending the National Finals of 2021 Gala Night in Birmingham were our other finalists in three more prestigious Great British Care Awards categories:

  • Liz Smith, Service Manager at The Gables in Ely – Social Care Nurse Award, East of England
  • Liam Lewis, Service Manager at Parklands in Newport – Frontline Leaders Award, Wales 
  • Consensus – Care Employer Award, East of England

The Great British Care Awards are based around a series of regional events throughout the UK, culminating in a national final, and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector. The purpose of the awards is to pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work.

Congratulations also go to all the Consensus colleagues and teams entered for 2021 Great British Care Awards and who were chosen by the judges to represent our services in regional finals. We were delighted to have a further 15 shortlisted finalists in eight award categories, in addition to those who so successfully went through to the National Final:

The Care Home Registered Manager Award, East of England

  • Liz Smith – The Gables
  • Sam Almond – The Pines

The Care Home Registered Manager Award, East Midlands

  • Bruno Barbosa – De Parys
  • Olanike Owopetu – The Heathers
  • Emma Painter – Heather Holmes

The Care Home Registered Manager Award, North West

  • Adam Beswick – Pendle Gardens

The Care Home Registered Manager Award, Wales

  • Andrea Nash – Pool Cottage

The Care Innovator Award, South West

  • Ariane Lawson, Moor Lane

The Care Home Worker Award, North West

  • Margaret Matthews – Kingarth

The Social Care Nurse Award, North West

  • Michelle Murphy – Royal House

The ‘Putting People First’/ Personalisation Award, East of England

  • Jackie Preston, Best Practice & Operational Support Manager and our team of Quality Checkers

Care Employer Award, Wales

  • Consensus Support

Frontline Leader’s Award, Wales

  • Sharlotte Cutts – Ty Machen

Care Team Award, Wales

  • Parklands
  • The Hollies, Ty Hendy

Many, many thanks to all of them for gaining this well-deserved recognition for all the great work that they do in providing the highest standards of care and quality of life for the individuals they support. They epitomise the mission of Consensus to provide opportunity, choice and success for people with learning disabilities, autism and other complex needs across the UK.

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