Care UK has celebrated its outstanding performers at its annual Residential Care Services Stars Awards, which recognise and reward excellence among the company’s 7,500 employees.
Mountfitchet House in Essex won the Home of the Year Award after the team was nominated for its outstanding performance across all areas of care. The panel of judges unanimously agreed that the team consistently delivers excellent care and strives to continuously improve the wellbeing of residents. This commitment also resulted in an ‘outstanding’ rating for being caring by the Care Quality Commission.
Allison Squires, home manager at Mountfitchet House, said: “We are thrilled to have won the Home of the Year Award. It was a truly inspirational evening and brilliant to hear about the compassion and dedication of team members, as well as the positive impact this has had on residents, which enables them to live fulfilled lives. Since we opened in 2014, everyone has worked incredibly hard to create a comfortable and homely environment for residents. I’m so proud of the whole team for their hard work and commitment.”
Further winners included home manager Sarah Evans, winner of the Outstanding Leadership Award, Kayleigh Stokes, Carer of the Year, Cleves Place in Haverhill, Great Dementia Care Award, Jacqui Dye, Activity Co-ordinator of the Year, and Priors House chef, Nikolina Dimitrova, Chef of the Year.