Outstanding care workers have been honoured at HC-One’s inaugural One of a Kind Awards at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester.

The awards celebrated HC-One’s 14,000 colleagues who have a gone above and beyond to make a real difference to the lives of residents in either a caring or supporting role.

HC-One executive chairman Dr Chai Patel CBE FRCP said: “The HC-One of a Kind Awards are about recognising and celebrating colleagues who demonstrate the kindest care, and demonstrate best practice, that we can all learn from.

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“Each and every day, HC-One staff do incredible work, and make such a difference to the lives of residents living in our homes.

“It was a truly special evening, with truly incredible people – and one of the highlights of my 30 year career in health and social care. I could not be more proud of my wonderful colleagues.”

There were 15 awards to recognise colleagues from across the business including:

  • Carer of the Year – Keith Varley, Jack Dormond Care Home
  • Nurse of the Year – Julie Noble, Jack Dormand Care Home
  • Rising Star of the Year – Sarah Todd, Defoe Court Care Home
  • Nursing Assistant of the Year – Susan Parr, Callands Care Home
  • Chef of the Year – Terri and Deborah Donnelly, Silverwood (Rotherham) Care Home
  • Care Home Support Worker of the Year – Lynn Adam, Douglas View Care Home
  • Dementia Carer of the Year – Simon Li, Kesteven Grange Care Home
  • Team of the Year – Amber Lodge Care Home
  • Leader of the Year – Denise Fowler, Fairview Care Home
  • Home Manager of the Year – Orla Adamson, Daisy Nook Care Home
  • Most Improved Care Home of the Year – Tower Bridge Care Home
  • Care Home of the Year – Bankwood Care Home
  • Unsung Hero – Catherine Valenti, Joanna Gamack, Francesca Jaskolksi, Gordon Asher, David McCluskey and Stuart Wayper
  • Chairman’s Award – Richmond House Care Home
  • Lifetime Achievement of the Award – Elizabeth Roscoe

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