A group of eleven staff members from Fornham House residential home in Fornham St Martin near Bury St Edmunds, has been officially thanked for their long and dedicated service to the home; totalling over a combined 125 years of loyal service.
A special presentation was held at the home to formally recognise the staff members for their continued work at the home. Each staff member was presented with a framed certificate, processco and chocolates by Healthcare Homes’ Group Finance Director, Matt King, alongside Fornham House’s manager, Stuart Coleman.
Valerie Crascall, a member of the activities team, was recognised for dedicating 30 years to the home, and Madonna Devereux was thanked for 20 years of service as a general assistant. A further nine members of the team were thanked for dedicating between five and fifteen years each.
Those recognised conduct a wide range of roles at the home, including care assistants, activities coordinators and domestic staff – the staff thanked were:
Valerie Crascall – Activities Coordinator – 30 years
Madonna Devereux – General Assistant – 20 years
Kendra Radford – Laundry Assistant – 10 years
Anca Ungureanu – Care Assistant – 10 years
Nadine Elston – Domestic – 5 years
Jackie Everitt – Senior Care Assistant – 5 years
Samantha Turnbull – Head of Care – 5 years
Janet Cox – Care Assistant – 15 years
Magdalena Nowalinska – Head Housekeeper – 5 years
Connie Banham – Cook – 5 years
Daniel Phillips – head chef – 15 years
Confirmed Stuart: “Our home is a wonderful place for our residents, and that is entirely down to the fantastic team of staff that work so hard every day, creating a home from home environment for them.
“We’re extremely proud to have a team of staff that have dedicated so many years to supporting our residents and it was very special to recognise them in this way. I’d like to thank them all on behalf of the home, for everything they do.”