Norfolk’s largest care provider has recognised ‘exceptional performances’ from its workforce at its annual awards.
Over 300 care staff and representatives from NorseCare gathered at the Open venue in Norwich earlier this month where the finalists and winners in 10 categories were announced.
NorseCare supports nearly 1,500 people in housing with care schemes and residential care homes in Norfolk.
The winners were as follows:
Care and Support Workers of the Year
Kim Groom – Oakes Court housing with care scheme, Downham Market;
Kelly Marshall – Lydia Eva Court care home, Gorleston;
Dawn Taylor – Lisbon Court housing with care scheme, King’s Lynn
Team Leader of the Year
Tracey Taylor – Beauchamp House care home, Chedgrave
Support Worker of the Year
Theresa Davies – Mayflower Court care home, Norwich
Newcomer of the Year
Lauren Nelson-Thorne – Linden Court care home, Watton
Management Team of the Year
Joanne Bolton and Matthew Anthony-Knell, Westfields care home, Swaffham
Community Engagement of the Year
Rhonda Dunthorne and Kelly Potter, Harriet Court housing with care scheme, Norwich
Values in Action Award
Paul Coleman, Harker House care home, Long Stratton
Team of the Year
Laburnum Grove housing with care scheme, Thetford
Karen Knight, managing director at NorseCare, who presented the awards with representatives from NorseCare suppliers, said: “Tonight is a wonderful opportunity to recognise the outstanding care and support that our fantastic staff give to the people who live with us.
“Every year, I am more and more proud of the stories that are shared at this event. It’s lovely to celebrate our finalists and winners and a great opportunity to recognise everyone’s continued hard work and commitment.”