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Local Nurse wins Regional Care Accolade

Angus Goldie from Clyde Court Care Home in Clydebank has been crowned the Regional Registered Nurse of the Year for Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man in the Four Seasons Health Care Awards 2016 and is through to the national finals.

These are the 1st Four Season’s Care Awards and this Year over 700 people were nominated for awards by care home residents, colleagues and visitors. All entries have been of a very high standard making the judging process a difficult one. However, a winner had to be chosen and the nomination for Angus demonstrated how he continues to make a difference and provide special resident experiences on a daily basis.

During the judging process for the Regional Registered Nurse of the Year award, the panel was looking at a number of different factors including how the overall winner who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to make a difference to the daily experience of those in their care.

Angus was nominated by a colleague. His nomination read: “Angus endeavors every day to ensure the residents in his care are treated with the upmost dignity and respect. He is involved in supporting and developing new team members as they join our home. He also goes above and beyond the expectations of his role, providing bespoke care catered to the residents’ care needs.

As the winner for Scotland Wales and the Isle of Man, Angus is automatically through to the national Four Season’s Care Awards finals. He will meet a panel of judges in for the last round of judging and will then join finalists from across the UK in Birmingham for a special event to celebrate their achievements and discover if they have won a national award.

Victor Dewson, Regional Manager for Four Seasons Health Care Glasgow and Clyde, said: “Angus is a fantastic asset to the team and I think everyone congratulates his on his success. He relishes any task he’s given and will complete it to the highest standards. He is a very worthy winner of this award.”

John Kirk, Managing Director for Four Seasons Health Care in Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man, said: “Angus’ nomination was a glowing endorsement. He is a real driving force in the home and has helped the home become one of the first in Scotland to achieve the Dementia Care Framework accreditation. Congratulations Angus.”

The Care Awards were open to employees from all Four Seasons homes across the UK and central team members to celebrate their commitment in the delivery of high-quality services to approximately 14,000 residents cared for in more than 300 locations.

The 14 categories have been created to recognise excellence in a variety of roles across the organisation ranging from ‘Carer/Support Worker of the Year’ to ‘Personal Activities Lead Champion’. We also wanted to recognise the hard the dedication and commitment from our residents, their relatives and volunteers.

Tim Hammond, CEO of Four Seasons Health Care said: “The award categories are all really important as we want to highlight the fantastic people we have working here in our organization. However, I believe it is important to acknowledge the special people who go above and beyond to help others in the community, and this is why our ‘Resident or Relative Contribution’ and ‘Volunteer of the Year’ awards are so important to us.

“I look forward to seeing all of our Regional winners at the National Finals in December.”

Date published: 15 September 2017

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