Awards Evening for Staff at Ashcombe Care Home

Barchesters Ashcombe house hosted their first awards evening to celebrate the staff who go the extra mile for the benefit of the 31 residents living at the care home. Categories included from ‘Nurse of the Year’ and ‘Carer of the Year’ to ‘Team leader of the year’.

Staff were nominated by residents and fellow team members to receive awards and after what has been probably one of the most difficult times for the care industry we were delighted to be Able to host an awards evening to really celebrate those that have gone above and beyond in their role.

The idea came from the homes Administrator Karina Ismail who is very much the forefront of Ashcombe house wanted to say Thank you and well done to the team.  Karina Said’ these awards are an amazing achievement, at Ashcombe we are very much an extended family and support each other through a whole home approach on a daily basis. Residents had the opportunity to vote for staff members and really acknowledge those that go above and beyond their usual daily tasks to make Ashcombe the wonderful home it is’.

The evening started with drinks and nibbles before the awards were announced. Gifts and certificates for each winning member were presented and it really was a wonderful evening. Everyone works so hard so was a fitting way to say Thank you.

Yash Gurung, Senior carer won Home supported of the year. Yash goes above and beyond organising staff, covering shifts and always takes everything in her stride making sure residents are always well cared for.   Chija Pun won the homes Happiest Carer of the year, Chilja really is a joy to have on any shift and all the residents love her kind nature.  Mellissia Irwin won our Senior carer of the year, Mel goes above and beyond for our residents treats them like family and will always be doing something to make someone feel good.

Karina Ismail said ’Every member of our staffing team deserves an award for their contribution to making our home so wonderful for our residents’.  The Ashcombe awards is now going to be an annual event as staff really appreciated the gesture.