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Ashton Manor Manager is a Winner at the 2016 Surrey Care Awards!
The Surrey Care Awards are the “Oscars” for the adult social care industry in Surrey. It is an opportunity to celebrate publicly, the achievements of those who work in the sector. There are some wonderful examples of care and compassion.
Carla Dixon-Peart, Manager of Ashton Manor Nursing Home in Wrecclesham, Farnham was nominated for Manager of the Year, Care Home, at the Surrey Care Awards 2016 and the Ashton Manor Team for the Care Team of the Year Award. Not only were the staff keen to nominate Carla, but it was the Residents and their next of kin who suggested that she was put forward. Both of these nominations made it through to the Finals – a testament to the quality of the staff at Ashton Manor as the standard of nominations was particularly high. The whole team were grateful to those relatives and residents who supported the nominations.
The Finals took place at a glittering ceremony at Epsom Downs Race Course on Friday 18th November. Beritaz Care was hugely proud that Carla was awarded the prestigious Manager of the Year Award. On winning the Award she said “I was thrilled to win the Award. It recognizes the achievement and dedication of all my wonderful team at Ashton Manor – I couldn’t have done it without them!” As she says, Ashton Manor is special, the home isn’t just for the residents, but it’s also a home from home for the staff and the relatives.
The judges commented on her nomination: “Excellence in care delivery is paramount for Carla. Her warmth and empathy and her open door policy have contributed to the increase in visits by relatives, many of whom comment that the atmosphere feels like a family home”. They noted that her outstanding interpersonal skills and sunny personality pervaded the home. She proactively seeks the views of residents, staff and health care professionals to help improve the quality of care. Her focus is to encourage staff throughout the home to develop their own careers. As one relative commented “Carla has given me peace of mind. She had made a big difference to my father’s anxiety and his quality of life. She’s one in a million”. Susan Guring, Assistant Manager said “I feel fortunate to have this chance to work with Carla and have her as my mentor. She is supporting, encouraging and provides me with the opportunities and tools to progress further”.
Mr. A. Gnanakumar, the owner of Beritaz Care, commented “We are delighted that Carla won the Manager of the Year Award and that our Care Team made it through to the Finals of the SCA Awards. Ashton Manor is a very special place, Carla is passionate about delivering the best of care as well as empowering and supporting her team to develop their careers. The whole Ashton Manor team, is committed to providing the high level of care and support that they would want for their own relatives.”
Surrey Care Awards 2014
At Beritaz Care we are incredibly proud to announce that as a company we have been selected as a finalist for the 2014 awards for “Using Technology in Care Settings”.
The celebrations took place at Epsom Downs on 21 November 2014 and we were celebrating the really excellent, caring service that goes on in Surrey’s care sector. Social care staff are so often unsung heroes and Surrey Care Association wants to change this by highlighting and rewarding their achievements.
As well as showcasing the good practise of Surrey’s care providers and their staff, the Surrey Care Awards help raise the profile of adult social care in the county, promoting the wide range of rewarding employment opportunities that exist in our sector.
This is a great achievement for our team, and one we have worked very hard towards during the past few months. We pride ourselves on our technological advancements, using the I Care system on a daily basis to maintain a number of records on all residents, as well as using Careblox for our payroll and our new system, CRM.
In addition to this, we hope to very soon be using an online system to record details of medication for all residents.
Springkell has won Dementia Care Team Award by Surrey Care Association. This event took place on Friday 22 November, at Epsom Racecourse. We are delighted to be recognised for the hard work and dedication of all our staff who provide excellent dementia care at Springkell House.
Robertson Nursing Home
Robertson Nursing Home has been celebrating the fantastic news that the Home Manager, Penny King, was listed as a finalist for the Leadership of the Year Award at the Surrey Care Awards 2013. This event took place on Friday 22 November, at Epsom Racecourse. This success shows the Home’s commitment not only to our residents but to staff as well.