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Barchester Healthcare Celebrates Outstanding Staff Members

The Barchester Care Awards 2022 were held on Wednesday 12 October at the Midlands Hotel in Manchester. Regional finalists from across Barchester’s four 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 12,600 residents living in Barchester’s 250 care homes and private hospitals across the country. The 20 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’. More than 2,960 nominations were received from homes and hospitals across the UK.

This year’s winners were:
Learner of the Year – Elizabeth Kennedy McGregor from Awel Y Mor
Community Engagement Award – Chater Lodge team
Health & Safety Champion – Jade Pateman from Elm Bank
Customer Experience Champion – Laura Renalson from Cubbington Mill
Volunteer of the Year – Claire Henson from Kingfisher Lodge
Resident Ambassador – Margaret Bilner from Alice Grange
Carer of the Year – Paul Gibson from Castle Lodge
Care Practitioner of the Year – Richard Gillard from Castle Keep
Barchester’s Charitable Foundation Champion – Tour de Barchester cycle team
Registered Nurse of the Year – Ana Pantaleon from Threshfield Court
Team of the Year – Canmore Lodge
Home Administrator of the Year – Susan Simpson from Kirkburn Court
Lifetime Achievement Award – Janet Dickinson from Stamford Bridge Beaumont
Dementia Champion – Myra Wadhams from The Fernes
Activities Coordinator of the Year – Lloyd Kingston from Denmead Grange
Maintenance Champion of the Year – Peter Grant from Winchester House
Chef of the Year – Gulcin Sinar from Epsom Beaumont
Garden of the Year – Reigate Beaumont
Hospitality Champion – Mira Lazovic from Chorleywood Beaumont
General Manager of the Year – Sohail Daniel from Trinity Manor

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 members of staff, they are all absolutely amazing.”














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