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Dementia unit chief with a passion for her job strikes silver in major national awards

A dementia unit boss who says that one of the greatest rewards of her job is to hear the praise of residents’ relatives for the care they are receiving has struck silver in major national awards.

Romanian-born Cristina Poama, who lives in Welshpool, is a trained nurse who has been head of the Memory Lane dementia unit at Rhallt Care Home in the town since earlier this year.

She often goes above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that the standard of care provided is of the highest level and says she always tries to lead her team of over 25 staff by personal example. (more…)