Recognition Awards

Caring Homes Group Recognition Awards 2017

The Caring Homes Recognition Awards provide an opportunity to celebrate success by showcasing talent, dedication and commitment, as well as demonstrating the crucial role our professionals play in caring for some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

The awards were presented at a glittering ceremony hosted at the Grove Hotel in Watford and presented by musician and singer Ronan Keating. The winners were selected from over 3,000 nominations received from colleagues and people supported.

Also shortlisted were:

Manager of the Year

  • Samantha Booty, East Hill House
  • Jackie Cullip, Firtree House

Best Residential Team of the Year

  • East Hill House

Best Dementia Care Team of the Year

  • Laverstock Care Centre
  • Miranda House

Care Chef of the Year

  • Vydya Domah, Sundridge Court
  • Tomasz Niedospial, Beaumont Villa

Ancillary Worker of the Year

  • John Drainey, Home of Compassion
  • Thomas Davis, Firtree House

Registered Nurse of the Year

  • Denis McMillan, Home of Compassion
  • Maria Dollete, Knowle Park

Carer of the Year

  • Olive Whiting, St Georges Care Home
  • Liviu Crisan, Rendlesham Care Centre

SMO of the Year

  • Andy Ford (Consensus)

Best Kept Garden of the Year

  • Knowle Park
  • Home of Compassion
  • Gretton House (Consensus)

Fulfilling Lives Award

  • Glenda Davison, Mellish House
  • Ann Woods, Coppice Lea

Support Function Colleague of the Year

  • Melanie Brand, Payroll
  • Julie Cummins, Clinical Audit Team