Two members of staff came out on top, after walking away with Gold awards in their respective categories. Sharon Aspey, who works at Cae Glas Care Home in Denbigh, triumphed in the Supported Living Practitioner category, whilst Hannah Clatworthy, Administrator at Rhondda Care Home in Ystrad, was recognised for her hard work in the Outstanding Service category.
Brenda Davies, Training Coordinator at Embrace, was awarded Silver in the Commitment to Training and Workforce Development category, and long-time member of the team at Cartrefle Care Home in Llanrwst, Karolina Raslawska, who is a Chef at the service, was awarded Bronze for Excellence in Catering.
The awards ceremony at City Hall in Cardiff on Friday 6th November marked the 12th annual Welsh Care Awards, and this year’s ceremony was hosted by BBC Wales Newsreader, Lucy Owen. The awards champion the excellent work being done across the sector by the social care workforce.
Embrace is a leading independent provider of health and social care to more than 3,500 people in the UK, offering person-centred residential, educational and supported living services which enable people to live as independently as possible. Embrace supports older people, providing dementia, nursing, respite, palliative and end of life care, and also offers services for adults and young people who have learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries, mental health problems and special educational needs through its schools, resource centres, residential and supported living services.
Amanda Morgan-Taylor, Quality Director at Embrace, commented:
“A wonderful evening was had by all, and a huge congratulations must go to all four award winners. They have received well-deserved recognition for the excellent work they do at their respective services across Wales, and they have each contributed to the delivery of the highest quality of care and support for residents.”