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Local Care Home Recognises Long Serving Employees With Celebration Event

A LLANIDLOES care home has hosted a celebration in recognition of its longest-serving employees.

Maes-y-Wennol, on Llangurig Road, welcomed councillor Gareth Morgan – who opened the home in 1990 – CEO of Shaw healthcare, Russell Brown, residents and their families to celebrate a combined total of 205 years’ service.

A special mention was given to night support worker, Janet Evans, who is marking 35 years of working at Maes-y-Wennol this month. Several other staff were recognised as being home champions.

Service manager of the home, Sandra Holt, added: “I could not be prouder of our team. It’s been absolutely fantastic to thank all the incredible workers for their dedication and commitment to Maes-y-Wennol and those that live here.

“Thank you to each and every one of our employees, residents, families and community for your dedication to our home.”

The home was also recognised as a finalist at this year’s 2023 Shaw Star Awards for coming runners-up in the category, which recognises services with a high score following positive reviews.