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Barchester Healthcare Celebrate Outstanding Staff Members

The Barchester Care Awards 2023 were held on Wednesday 11 October at the Midlands Hotel in Manchester. Regional finalists from across Barchester’s five divisions gathered in person and virtually to celebrate the outstanding achievements of Barchester’s many exemplary staff members who work tirelessly to deliver the best care to their residents and patients every day.

The Barchester Care Awards take place annually to celebrate the staff who go the extra mile for the benefit of the 13,000 residents living in Barchester’s 257 care homes and private hospitals across the country. The 18 different categories up for grabs range from ‘Team of the Year’ and ‘Carer of the Year’ to ‘Dementia Care Champion’ and ‘Activities Coordinator of the Year’. Almost 4,000 nominations were received from homes and hospitals across the UK.

This year’s winners were:

Learner of the Year – Wayne Mulloy from Briardene

Health & Safety Champion – Carl Marsden from Cheshire Grange

Volunteer of the Year – Malcolm Jackson from Cherry Trees

Resident Ambassador – Michael Taylor from Chalfont Lodge

Carer of the Year – Karen Whitney from Claremont Parkway

Care Practitioner of the Year – Jo Vine from Kernow House

Barchester’s Charitable Foundation Champions – Ride 100 cycle team

Registered Nurse of the Year – Chris Winkley from Briardene

Team of the Year – Winchester House

Home Administrator of the Year – Melanie Antcliff from Windermere House

Lifetime Achievement Award – Stephen Walls from Thistle Hill

Dementia Champion – Jo Lawn from Oaklands

Activities Coordinator of the Year – Kim Calvert from Leeming Bar Grange

Maintenance Champion of the Year – Steve Hagan from North Park

Chef of the Year – Angel Kho from Cherry Blossom Manor

Garden of the Year – Mulberry Court

Hospitality Champion – Gill Jones from Cheshire Grange

General Manager of the Year – Lynda Hamilton-Shaw from Awel-Y-Mor

Dr Pete Calveley, CEO of Barchester Healthcare, commented: “Hosting the Barchester Care Awards where we recognise and thank all of our staff for their hard work and dedication is without doubt my favourite day of the year. We have the best teams in the world and I couldn’t be prouder of each and every one of our colleagues, they are all absolutely amazing.”