Amazing Care Stars Shine At Barchester Care Awards 2014

Winners 2014This year’s winners of the Barchester Care Awards were announced at an awards afternoon held at the Hilton Metropole, in Birmingham.

Supported by other award hopefuls, everyone enjoyed a three-course lunch while the winners of the 13 categories were read out and congratulated.

The finalists were voted for by residents’ relatives, volunteers, healthcare professional as well as colleagues, and the ‘Volunteer of the Year’ was a brand new category for 2014.

This year’s winners are:

Janice McFadyen, Barchester Carer and Support Worker, Canmore Lodge in Dunfermline

Liz Stephens, Barchester Carer and Support Worker, Hafan-Y-Coed in Llaneli

Daniel Rowark, Barchester Registered Nurse, Adlington Manor in Adlington

Bernice Jenkins, Barchester Registered Senior Nurse, Westergate House in Fontwell

Liz Southall, Activities Co-ordinator, Cherry Trees in Alcester

Chris Day, Maintenance Champion, Lucerne House in Exeter

Mary Payne, Hospitality Champion, Hurstwood View in Uckfield

Lesley Gregg, Memory Lane Champion, Harton Grange in South Shields

Catalin Carcea, Diverse Services Champion, South View in Billingham

Charlene Petter, Apprentice and Learner of the Year, Kingsland House in Shoreham

Tony Lyon, Barchester Foundation Champion, Threshfield Court in Knaresborough

Amy Manto, Home Trainer Champion, Highfield in Tadcaster

Craig Dewhurst, Chef of the Year, Ashchurch View in Tewkesbury

Gary Jackson, Volunteer of the Year, Castle Park in Hull

It was a double celebration for Daniel Rowark, Nurse at Adlington Manor who had just found out that he has been shortlisted as a ‘Rising Star‘ in the Nursing Times Awards 2014.

Daniel has been at Adlington Manor for 12 years, having joined on a work experience placement when he was 17. For him, the home is like a family and he loves being able to make a change for the better

Daniel is now Head of Care at the home’s Cedar Community where he is responsible for the operational management of a 40-bed nursing suite that supports a large number of residents with complex care needs. His story is truly one of hard work, determination and a strong sense of care and community.

The judges said: “This individual’s star is in its ascendency through his commitment and passion placed on delivering quality care for older people.”


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