Outstand Care Team award for Somerset care home staff

Manager Ross Isbell, with (left to right) Tina (Care Assistant), Janet (Housekeeper) and Tracey (Activities Co-ordinator)

Somerset Care is pleased to announce that Grovelands received the Outstanding Care Team award at the Somerset Care Awards 2017.

The team nomination came from Grovelands Manager, Ross Isbell and was supported with statements from a family member and Barbara, a resident at the Yeovil care home, who said: “I join in with all the activities and they find out what I enjoy. I go to the Gateway Church with support of a carer; I love this as my faith is important to me.

I feel very well looked after. They are all very cheerful and make me feel loved. I like to keep busy and have the opportunity to try new things. I feel this is now my home and I am very happy here.”

Speaking on the awards, Ross Isbell, Manager, said: “We’re delighted to have won the Outstanding Care Team award. The team at Grovelands consists of truly special individuals, who day after day, demonstrate their devotion to the residents. I am so proud to be a part of Grovelands and to work with such amazing people who commit to delivering the highest standard of person-centred care to our residents.”

A selection of staff from the Grovelands team attended the awards on Friday 7th April, which was held at Wellsprings in Taunton. The team were announced as winners from a selection of three other care providers in the South West.  The Care Awards is organised by Care Focus and is in its 10th year of promoting quality care and support in care sector across the South West. The ceremony and dinner was hosted by BBC Somerset’s Ben McGrail.

Grovelands is a purpose-built care home located in Yeovil; the team at Grovelands provide residential, specialist dementia, day care and respite services.



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