Barchester reveals winners of its Care Awards for 2015

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The winners of this year’s Barchester Care Awards were revealed at a gala dinner in Manchester this week.

Celebrity gardener, Charlie Dimmock joined Barchester’s CEO Dr Pete Calveley on stage to host the gardening section of the awards – Barchester in Bloom.

She also delivered a talk about the importance of gardens and the difference they can make to individuals living in care homes.

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Over 1,000 nominations were received this year. The winners were voted for by residents’ relatives, volunteers, healthcare professionals and Barchester staff.

This year’s winners are:

Home Trainer of the Year – Kathryn Billet, South View Care Home in Billingham

Apprentice/Learner of the Year – Julie Wright, Drummond Grange in Lasswade

Home Administrator Champion – Sally Matthews, Juniper House in Brackley

Maintenance Champion of the Year –  James Richardson, Strachan House in Edinburgh

Housekeeper of the Year – Julie Hewitt Redden, Appletree Grange in Birtley

Golden Broom Winner – Barbara Dunn, Rhiwlas in Flint

Chef of the Year  – Ahmet Akkur, Drummond Grange in Lasswade

Foundation Champion – Michael Butler, Hollyfields in Kidderminster
Volunteer of the Year – Desmond Knight, Harton Grange in South Shields

Activities Co-ordinator of the Year – Richard Sweeting, Highfield in Tadcaster

Diverse Services Champion – Jayne Satterley, Awel-Y-Mor in Swansea

Memory Lane Champion – Fatima Buxton, Highfield in Tadcaster

Nurse of the Year – Giovanni Toscano, Chacombe Park in Banbury

Senior Nurse of the Year – Setty Monyebudi, Tandridge Heights in Oxted

Carer of the Year – Neil Vernon, South Grange in Monifieth


Barchester in Bloom competition winners are:

Community Garden Award – Fordmill in Montrose

Most Improved Garden – Winchester House in Rochester

Most Innovative Garden – Hugh Myddelton House in Southgate

Garden of the Year 2015 – Hunters Care Centre in Cirencester

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