Margaret Bell, who currently resides in Elizabeth Fleming Care Home in Hetton-le-Hole has received the Resident/Relative Contribution of the Year award at the Four Season’s Care Awards.
The award Margaret has won commends her for her special contribution that she has made to the residents in her home, as she always speaks up for them, ensuring the care home reflects the needs of the residents living there. As a result of this the residents have said Elizabeth Fleming is a lovely place to live.
Following over 1,200 nominations, Margaret was shortlisted with five other people who help over 300 Four Season’s Care Homes across the UK.
Charlotte Oppong-Agyare, Marketing and Sales Director for Four Seasons Health Care, presented Margaret with this award said: “Margaret is a very humble and extraordinary person. Nothing seems to be ever too much trouble for her. This category is really inspiring for me as it’s nice to see that so many people want to help others in our homes. I’m very humbled to present this award. Well done Margaret.”
Lorraine Woods, Home Manager at Elizabeth Fleming, said: “Margaret is a very caring person who is very respectful of other residents’ wishes; she loves making a difference and likes to speak up for resident in our resident meetings. She also loves to help me and the nurses during the interview process. She takes great pride in interviewing new candidates and helping to decide if they are suitable to join the care team in her home, looking after her and the other residents. Margaret has no trouble taking the lead when interview and in my opinion she really does deserve this award! Congratulations Margaret!”
On receiving the award, Margaret said: “I was over the moon when I found out I was nominated. It means so much to me. I am completely shocked and humbled to have won. I’m not special in any way, but I am privileged to be highly thought of by my friends in Elizabeth Fleming.”
Date published: 15 September 2017
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