Over 200 care workers from across Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and quality of care in this year’s Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) Employee Awards.
Categories awarded within each county include Carer of the Year, Young Carer of the Year, Leader of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Hospitality Award, Unsung Hero.
In addition, 16 employees from across OSJCT received Care and Quality Accreditation Awards in range of categories, including Dementia Care, Infection Prevention & Control and Medicines Management.
127 members of staff also received certificates for completing qualifications in Health & Social Care, Dementia Care, Moving & Handling, Team Leading, Food Production & Cooking and Cleaning & Support Services Skills, Health and Social Care, Hospitality and Training and Business Administration.
Long Service Awards for up to 45 years employment with the Trust were also presented to 35 employees.
For a full list of recipients, please see below.
Dan Hayes, Acting Chief Executive for OSJCT, said: “Our employees go above and beyond, and all work extremely hard to ensure the best care for those who choose to live in our homes. Our annual Employee Awards are a way to recognise those that have gone the extra mile and an opportunity to celebrate their continued dedication and hard work.”
“The selfless individuals who work in our care homes across the country are the backbone of the Trust, and without them, we wouldn’t be able to provide the high-quality, person-centred care we pride ourselves on delivering to our residents.”
For more information about OSJCT, please visit www.osjct.co.uk.