Shining stars of Lexicon Healthcare Star Awards announced


Lexicon Healthcare specialises in providing an exceptional, luxurious nursing home environment combined with the very best in clinical care and support.

Green Tree Court in Exeter is the flagship residential, nursing and dementia home, providing care that is both highly personalised and focuses on the capabilities of the individual, not their limitations.


Lexicon Healthcare host their own awards for care staff with four special Star Awards up for grabs, recognising how each member of the team, at every level and in any role, can play a vital part in making every day better for residents.


Established last year the awards are designed to celebrate those dedicated members of the care team who always go the extra mile in the way they deliver a 5-star service, submissions are invited from residents and their family members as well as other staff members.

(l-r) Marzena Krawczyk, Michelle Gorringe, Director of Lexicon Healthcare, and Helen Rushton, Director Green Tree Court

The nominations were open from 1st August to 18th August 2017


The 2017 winners were announced as; Stephanie Walters, Elaine Johnstone, David Barenskie and Marzena Krawczyk.


As part of their prize, three of the winners will be travelling to the prestigious National Care Awards ceremony in London in November. Star award for Dignity in Care winner Elaine Johnstone will not be travelling to the event as she is due to give birth shortly afterwards.


Helen Rushton, Director of Green Tree Court, commented “All our staff are real stars and it’s really hard to pick out just four winners,”




“Stephanie, Elaine, David and Marzena have really shone out for their dedication and caring approach. They always go the extra mile to deliver a truly five-star service and are an essential part of what makes Green Tree Court so different. I’d like to thank them, and all our staff team, for their hard work and positive attitude this year.”


L-R Helen Rushton presents a Star Award to Stephanie Walters

Star Award for Clinical Excellence Winner: Stephanie Walters (Registered Nurse)

This award was open to any member of our clinical nursing and healthcare teams. Stephanie was voted winner for going above and beyond in her duties to deliver a personalised approach to clinical care. Her attentive approach, expert clinical ability, and clear communication with others all helped secure her victory.




R-L Elaine Johnstone receives her Star Award from Green Tree Court Director Helen Rushton


Star Award for Dignity in Care Winner: Elaine Johnstone (Health Care Assistant)

Independence, choice and privacy are crucial to the way we deliver our services to residents and Elaine truly champions these values in everything she does.






David Barenskie and Marzena Krawczyk with their Star Awards

Star Award for Excellence in Dementia Winner: David Barenskie (Head of Dementia Care)

This award was open to all staff but was scooped by David, our Head of Dementia Care. His attention to every detail and unending compassion ensures we provide the highest possible levels of care for our residents who are living with dementia.

 Star Award for Joy of Life Winner: Marzena Krawczyk (Registered Nurse)

Everything we do is aimed at ensuring our residents enjoy living well. Marzena is a worthy winner for making every effort to make sure that our residents enjoy every day.


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