28 October 2016
Hallmark Care Homes shortlisted for two Dementia Care Awards
The awards was first established in 2009, and seeks to acknowledge care providers and individuals who have made a significant difference to the quality of life of people living with dementia.
Lifestyles Leader, Sarah Savidge is a finalist in the ‘Best Activities Co-ordinator’ category, whilst Anya Court, has been shortlisted for ‘Best Dementia Garden’.
The acclaimed nominations follow Anya Court’s win at the 2015 Pinders Healthcare Design Awards where they were proudly named ‘Best New Care Home’. Meanwhile, finalist, Sarah Savidge, took home the title of ‘Dementia Champion’ at our 2016 annual awards ceremony.
Sarah said: “I am absolutely thrilled that I have been nominated and it is an honour to work within the Hallmark family. The company has enabled me to work in one of the best of dementia care environments where my instincts are trusted and hard work acknowledged.”
Anya Court’s General Manager, Debbie Allen said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be shortlisted for the best garden category. Our garden has many features that make it a suitable and safe place for residents living with dementia. We have also worked hard to incorporate our resident’s favourite plants and flowers into our outdoor space in the two years we have been open.
Anya Court’s garden boasts landscaped gardens, a greenhouse and modern water feature with a fish pond as its centre piece. Other outdoor features include, a boules court, a fairy tale forest area and a chicken coop.
The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony hosted by Astrologer, Russel Grant at the Brighton Centre next Thursday.
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