Sheffield Lord Mayor awards “a true role model for the care industry”

Staff member Helen is given her award at Rosebank Care Home

A Sheffield care worker that once performed life saving CPR on a resident has been personally thanked by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield for her exemplary 22 years service at Rosebank Nursing Home in S4.

Helen Ibottson was full of emotion at the surprise visit by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Anne Murphy, who dropped in to present her outstanding achievement award in front of the home’s manager Andrew Selwood, staff members and Roy Young, managing director of city-based Silver Healthcare that operate the home.

Helen has become a role model within the organisation for her attention to detail, exemplary care and positive attitude.

The Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Anne Murphy, said: “Helen’s patience and tenacity stood out – the staff have said what a privilege it has been to work with her over the years.”

Helen is leaving the industry to set up in business with her sister.

Roy Young said: “Helen has held an exemplary record over 22 years with excellent attendance, spotless disciplinary record and numerous Health & Social care accreditations. She won our employee of the year award in 2002 and has been a consistent winner of the employee of the month.

“The door is always open if she fancies coming back.”

Rosebank is one of two specialist dementia homes operated by Silver Healthcare. They also run Fulwood Nursing Home.


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