Abbots Care honours workforce at first in-house care awards

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Abbots Care, a provider of home care services in the South East of England, honoured its workforce at its first in-house care awards last week.

The Abbots Care Awards, hosted by co-founder and managing director Camille Leavold, recognised care workers for continuing to provide excellent care to vulnerable service users during the coronavirus pandemic.

Leavold commented: “The night was what I expected, full of emotions, laughter, and gratitude for each other. All in all, it was a great success and was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone who attended.

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“We have always wanted to organise an event which would allow us to show our care workers how much they are valued, and appreciated by us, their colleagues, and their service users, and never more so than the last 18 months when they faced such a horribly challenging environment. We felt this would be a great opportunity for us to thank them in person and award them for the dedication, care, and commitment they have shown our service users.”

“We were blown away by the numbers of nominations we received from service users and colleagues, and it was very difficult to decide on the finalists, in our eyes they are all our front-line heroes.”

Winners included Shauni Jewhurst, who took home the Home Care Worker Award for consistently providing a high standard of care; Eunice Asiedu, who picked up the Outstanding Colleague Award for showing great encouragement, support and appreciation for her colleagues; and David Read (pictured) who was crowned the winner of the Person-Centred Care Award for demonstrating an innovative approach to empowering people to have more control over the support they need.

Five care workers, who have worked at Abbots Care for 10 years or more, also picked up Longevity Awards for their outstanding commitment and dedication to Abbots Care service users.

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