Brilliant Bridgets are an inspiration for all
We’re always delighted to share the achievements of our wonderful support workers. This is never more so than now, as our staff teams continue to inspire us with their commitment to keeping the people we support safe and well during the COVID-19 pandemic. So, the news that one of our support workers in Oxfordshire and one of our supported living teams in London had been acknowledged in two separate care excellence awards, was a true highlight for us this week.
Support worker, Bridget Aries, who has worked in the care sector for more than 30 years, had been nominated by her colleagues for the Community/Care Home Worker Award, by Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers (OACP) Inspiration for All! Care Awards 2020.
Area manager Abby Rees, was delighted to be able to deliver the winning news! Surprising Bridget while she was on shift, Abby appeared on the doorstep Anneka Rice style, to present Bridget with her winner’s award and bouquet of flowers.
Abby explains the reasons why Bridget was nominated for the award:
“Bridget is a highly valued member of our support team who has provided quality and person-centred support for the past 32 years to many individuals. She brings her positive, friendly and can-do attitude into her role, each and every day.”
Many congratulations Bridget. We hope you enjoyed a well-earned celebration!
Watch Abby's surprise visit to Bridget
Watch the Oxfordshire Care Awards 2020 ceremony. The video will be available until the end of December 2020.
Great British Care Awards National Final
Meanwhile, in London, one of our support teams eagerly awaited the delayed Great British Care Awards National Finals, having won their regional round of the Home Care Team Award in November 2019.
On Friday, 30 October, the award-winning support team, including locality manager Bridget Moedu-Wemambu, who dressed in style for the big occasion, each watched the ceremony online at home.
Sadly, they missed out on the national award, but winning the London regional final is an outstanding achievement! We hope you all enjoyed the final event celebrations.
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