Laverstock Care Centre Barry wins top award for fulfilling lives

Laverstock Care Centre’s activity coordinator Barry Pentelow has scooped a top award for fulfilling lives at the Caring Homes Group Recognition Awards.

With over 5,500 employees across the group Barry beat off stiff competition to win the Fulfilling Lives Award for Caring Homes.

The awards were presented at a glittering ceremony hosted at the Grove Hotel in Watford and presented by musician and singer Ronan Keating.

Laverstock Care Centre is a modern purpose built care home situated in the medieval cathedral City of Salisbury offering residential, nursing and dementia care for up to 80 elderly residents.

Following a review of over 3,000 nominations received from colleagues and people supported for the awards, Barry was shortlisted for this prestigious award.

Barry has ten years’ experience and connects and communicates easily with every resident. He has enhanced the garden at Laverstock with a themed beach hut and realistic farmyard animals to help residents to reminisce. He dances with the ladies at the home’s regular tea dances.

The judges shared the views of one nomination which stated: “Barry has such an infectious enthusiasm and achieves a staggering schedule of activities that bring meaning to residents’ lives in the dementia or elderly care setting.”

Attended by over 340 guests the evening was a great occasion, with colleagues and business partners coming together to celebrate the very best care and support provided by outstanding people.

Paul Jeffery, CEO, Caring Homes Group stated; “The Recognition Awards 2017, provided an opportunity to showcase talent, dedication and commitment, as well as demonstrate the crucial role our professionals play in caring for some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

“It’s very important that we celebrate success, from the finalists nominated, to the thousands of our colleagues making a significant contribution to caring for and supporting people all over the UK.”

The event was generously sponsored by Caring Homes Group’s business partners, who together made the event possible.

To find out more about Laverstock Care Centre and life at the home, please contact us on 0808 223 5520 or email manager.laverstock@caringhomes.org.

Laverstock Care Centre

Home Manager

Kay Wainwright

Address

London Road,
Salisbury,
Wiltshire,
SP1 3HP

Contact
0808 223 5520
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