National Care Group hosted it’s inaugural NCG Annual Awards on 14th January 2020 at the Belton Wood Hotel, Grantham.
The awards coincided with the NCG Conference that took place earlier in the day.
Find out more about the NCG Conference that took place earlier in the day by visiting the following link: https://ncgintranet.com/ncg-conference-and-annual-awards/
The awards ceremony gave an opportunity to celebrate the amazing work and achievements of our colleagues, who work tirelessly across NCG to improve the lives of the individuals we support.
The awards were hosted by Patsy Kensit, a household name and actor, and was kindly sponsored by many partners who have worked with NCG.
Over 170 entries were submitted for the NCG Annual Awards and from those entries, the following winners were decided…
Support Worker of the Year
Winner: Gemma Bailey, Shelton Care Group
From ensuring all care plans are up to date to having the biggest smile on her face every day, Gemma has consistently gone above and beyond for the people we support and is truly deserving of this award.
Sponsored by Allied Irish Bank
Making a Difference
Winner: Lisa McGregor and Natalie Parsley, Highlea Care
After a fire broke out during a night shift, Lisa and Natalie were able to help all the residents out of the property.
Both showed incredible calmness and quick thinking in order to help the residents.
Sponsored by Towergate Insurance
Winner: Richard Mason, Jamesons Care
From his proactive leadership skills to ensuring staff are supported with their development, Richard has consistently been at the forefront in the development of his services.
Sponsored by Advanced
Residential Care Team
Winner: The Old Dairy, Cornerstones UK
The staff team passionately strive to offer a service which is unique and recognizes the individual needs for each person who is supported.
After conducting person centered reviews, CQC were first to recognize the good practices that were taking place at The Old Dairy and how this was having a positive outcome for the people we support.
Supported Living Team Award
Winner: Jamesons Supporting Living
After identifying that the service needed to transition into a supported living environment, the staff team worked closely with local authorities and families towards the planning and implementation of this period.
The whole team have embraced supported living and are always thinking outside the box for ideas that could further enhance people’s lives.
Sponsored by Compass Holding Group
Support Function Award
Winner: Kim Cliff and Jodie O’Donnell, Endurance Care
As the service has continued to grow in numbers, Kim and Jodie still have the same attitude and passion in their roles and recently scored 100% in their HR File checks.
Winner: Melanie Lee, Endurance Care
Melanie, Support Worker, has never worked in care, and was very apprehensive on joining a new sector and team.
However, in just three months, Mel has completed all her training, is now fully competent in medication administration and has become a valued member within the team.
Sponsored by Harrison Clark Rickerby’s Solicitors
Outstanding Achievement Award 2020
Winner – Regent College
When an individual suffered a near tragic emergency, the team were able to respond swiftly by administering CPR.
The paramedics praised the way in which the team for how quickly the responded to the situation.
Sponsored by UHY Hacker Young
The Board Award – sponsored by RSM International
Winner: Affinity Supporting People
After achieving an ‘Outstanding’ rating in their CQC inspection, Affinity Supporting People became our first service to ever achieve this rating.
Sponsored by RSM International