2 December 2013
Triple Award Winners At The National Care Awards
Three team members from Hallmark Care Homes were crowned winners at the 15th National Care Awards – the social care sector’s premier Awards event.
The glitzy awards ceremony, hosted by Sky Sports News presenter Olivia Wayne and Cricketing legend Phil Tufnell, was held at the Hilton Metropole in London.
A huge congratulations goes to our fantastic winners:
Rebekah Smith (General Manager, Admiral Court)
Dementia Care Manager of the Year
Rebekah has been manager at Admiral Court for just over a year, having previously trained as a nurse. Rebekah says:
“I love working here as the team is so committed to making sure that every resident enjoys a happy and comfortable life. The senior management at Hallmark are extremely supportive and value the residents and acknowledge what is required to meet individual needs, and that filters down to everyone at the home.”
Cheryl Wanklyn (Regional Director, Wales)
Care Operations Manager of the Year
Cheryl has been with Hallmark for over 10 years as the Regional Operations Director for Wales. Her role is to give advice and support to all nine homes. Cheryl says:
“I pride myself in driving ideas forward in the region, being a champion for our residents and a voice for older people in Wales.”
Ceri-Ann Wilkins (Activities Co-ordinator, Shire Hall)
Care Activities Co-ordinator of the Year
Ceri-Ann had been working at Shire Hall in Cardiff for over a year and has always worked hard to enable residents to live fulfilled lives and continue their favourite activities. Ceri-Ann says:
“I’m passionate about giving my residents the best quality of life possible, to retain independence whilst having a fun, safe place to live.”
These are all outstanding accolades and truly well deserved.
Congratulations also go to our other finalists. These are also significant achievements as the volume and quality of entries in all categories was very strong. Our brilliant finalists were:
Avnish Goyal (CEO, Hallmark Care Homes)
James Clear (Head Chef, Bucklesham Grange)
Kieron Walsh (Commissioning Manager, Hallmark care Homes)