An Aberdeen carer has won a major award in recognition of her work at a leading city facility for the elderly.
Sarah Taylor who works at the city’s Rubislaw Park Care Home was named Carer of the Year at the Scottish Care Awards in Glasgow on Friday (November 18th). The awards celebrate: “the tremendous work undertaken by organisations and staff who work in residential care and nursing home services.”
Sarah has worked at Rubislaw Park since February last year but has more than 17 years of experience working in the care sector. The category in which she was a winner aims to recognise the significant role of carers in providing a high quality for people living is residential care using a range of criteria such as giving excellent, personalised service and going the extra mile for clients.
In addition to Sarah’s win on the night, the catering team at Rubislaw Park Care Home reached the final stages of the Nutrition & Eating Well award, and sister venue Deeside Care Home in Cults was shortlisted in the category for Care Home Service of the Year.
Commenting on her win, Sarah Taylor said: “I am honoured to win this award for doing a job which I love so much. The rewards of working with the elderly are many and being part of such a dedicated and enthusiastic team is a great motivator.”
Director of Care Kristin Jackson-Brown added: “Sarah is an excellent example of the high standard and commitment within our team and we are delighted that her efforts have been recognised in this way. This award is a fitting accolade for someone who gives so much to so many and we are very proud of her.”