22 November 2016
Hallmark Care Homes shortlisted for five National Care Awards
Noteworthy employees; Sujjata Singh, Barbara Wills, Christine Tansey and Amy Sweeney have been shortlisted for the ‘Dementia Care Manager’, ‘Resident Engagement’, ‘Care Registered Nurse’ and ‘Care Apprentice’ categories at the prestigious National Care Awards.
Regional Director, Kieron Walsh has also been shortlisted for the celebrated ‘Care Operations Manager’ category.
The National Care Awards, first established in 1998, by leading care publication, Caring Times seeks to recognise and celebrate the very best people in the long-term care sector.
General Manager at Ty Enfys, Sujjata Singh said: “I was delighted to have even been nominated for a National Care Award, but when I found out I had been shortlisted, my delight turned to excitement. I still can’t believe it and I can’t wait for the awards night.”
Care Assistant at Shire Hall Care Home, Amy Sweeney said: “I am delighted to be shortlisted for the ‘Care Apprentice’ award. It’s great to be recognised for the work that I do, especially as I enjoy working with the residents at Shire Hall more than anything.”
Regional Director for England, Kieron Walsh said: “Just being nominated by my colleagues and residents is overwhelming. I am proud that I am able to make a positive difference to all of our resident’s lives with such a fantastic team behind me.”
The esteemed nomination for Kieron, follows his win at the recent Hallmark Care Homes’ Awards where he was proudly awarded the Jim Saunders Award, a title which recognises an individual who embodies the company’s values and delivers high quality care.
Dr Richard Hawkins, Editor in Chief of Caring Times, which organises the event, said: “The aim of the National Care Awards over the last eighteen years is to identify and reward the very best people in long-term care.
“At a time of unprecedented challenges to the sector, it is vital we attract, support and nurture the people upon whom so many older highly dependent people rely. The National Care Awards is proud to be at the centre of that process.”
The 2016 winners will be named at a glittering ceremony hosted by a surprise celebrity guest at the London Hilton Metropole Friday 25th November.
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