Borough Care, the largest not-for-profit provider of care for older people in Stockport, recently held its Employee Achievement Awards 2019. The annual awards event celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of Borough Care employees.
Borough Care staff were nominated for awards in nine categories. The ‘Team of the Year’ title was won by the Night Care team at Bamford Close in Cale Green. Great communication and an excellent working relationship with each other ensures the team works together to carry out their roles in a responsible and caring way. Shepley House in Hazel Grove was awarded ‘Care Home of the Year’. The number of compliments from residents’ families, along with colleagues, made Shepley House the stand out home. Everyone working at Shepley House shares the same goals in providing the highest standard of care to residents.
The ‘Kindness in Care’ award was won by Lewis Pierreponte, a Night Care Assistant at Bruce Lodge in Offerton. Lewis takes time to give care and compassion and his natural interactions with residents enhances their day. The winner in the ‘Best Newcomer’ category also works at Bruce Lodge. Sophie Kenyon, a Peripatetic Night Care Assistant, is great to work with and willing to learn. Fantastic with residents, Sophie is thoughtful to their needs and always smiling.
Amanda Millett, from Meadway Court in Bramhall, won the ‘Activity Lifestyle Facilitator Award’. Amanda is always considering how to improve daily life for residents by organising activities suitable for everyone. Selina Taylor, Care Home Business Manager at Bamford Close, took home the award for ‘Workforce Development’. The epitome of this award, Selina is constantly striving for herself and the people around her to be the best. Her natural positive energy encourages her staff to rise to their full potential.
The ‘Outstanding Contribution to Social Care’ award was won by Barbara Whittey, Casual Senior Care Assistant at Bryn Haven in Brinnington. Barbara’s job is her life and she truly lives and breathes the values of Borough Care. Barbara is an asset to any home and always goes above and beyond in looking after residents.
The ‘Most Innovative Team’ award was scooped by the Catering Senior Management team comprising of Mark Dale, Helen Murphy and Denise Lyons. The standard of catering has vastly improved through their leadership. They work closely with the catering teams, training, motivating and upskilling them to ensure food is at the heart of every home. The ‘Frontline Leaders Award’ was won by Karen Littler, Housekeeper Team Leader. Karen is a keen driver for excellence, both for herself and her team. Her attention to detail and expectations are well-known and respected. Karen’s team, along with the feeling of family and belonging she has created, is one of the most important things to her.
Dr Mark Ward, CEO at Borough Care, says: “Our annual awards event is an opportunity to celebrate the hard work and commitment of Borough Care staff and reward people for the incredible job they do, caring for our residents. The awards recognise the vital contribution made by employees throughout Borough Care. At Borough Care, we are fortunate to have a great team of people who are dedicated to providing residents with the best possible care and support.”