A go-getting care home manager has clinched a Silver award at the social care ‘Oscars’.
Patricia Brown was rewarded with one of the highest honours at the 2016 Wales Care Awards in recognition of her years of service during which she has risen to the highest of challenges – including doing a sky dive – to help those worse off than herself.
She was over the moon about receiving the award at a sparkling ceremony and dinner in Cardiff City Hall, where she was joined by hundreds of her peers from all over the country and from all branches of the care sector.
The evening’s compere was well known opera singer Wynne Evans, aka Gio Compario from the television adverts for Go Compare insurance group. (more…)
A kickboxing care home manager was left floored when she received a prestigious award..
Lorraine Jackson, Registered Manager of the Ty Hendy Care Home in Hendy, near Llanelli, received a gold award at this year’s social care Oscars, the Wales Care Awards.
The awards are organised by Care Forum Wales to reward outstanding work in the care sector and Lorraine was shortlisted in the category for Leadership in Residential Care Services. (more…)
A man who decided on a career in caring after visiting a residential home to do some building work and eventually rose to become its manager has struck gold in major national awards.
Andrew Papirnyk, who lives in Tywyn, Gwynedd, went along to Cerrig Camu in Dolgellau in the winter of 2004 to do some labouring work for the firm he was with at the time. He quickly built up a rapport with some of its residents and immediately opted to make caring his profession.
Nine years later he was appointed as the home’s registered manager and has been commended for the way he runs it and credited for helping to integrate clients with learning disabilities and mental health needs into the community. (more…)