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Local Nurse wins Regional Care Accolade

Lisa Scott, Clinical Lead at Ladyville Lodge Care Home in Ockendon has been crowned the Regional Registered Nurse of the Year for South East of England 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 Lisa demonstrated how she 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.

Lisa was nominated by a colleague. Her nomination read: “Lisa goes above and beyond the call of duty. If she’s not on shift she’s planning events for our residents and her colleagues. She hasn’t been at Ladyville Lodge long, but in the short time she has been here she has made a massive difference to our home and the life of our residents. Nothing is too much trouble for Lisa, she treats people with respect and allows time for everyone. The residents love her, their families think she is amazing and she’s even earned the nickname ‘RoboNurse’ Lisa has a wealth of knowledge and shares this with her colleagues. She is truly an amazing member of the team who we are very fortunate to have here.

As the winner for South East of England, Lisa is automatically through to the national Four Season’s Care Awards finals. She 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.

Martin Murphy, Regional Manager for Four Seasons Health Care Anglia, said: “Lisa has made some fantastic changes to the service offered at Ladyville Lodge. She ensures that all of the residents get the best possible experience whilst having as much fun as possible. She is such a caring and experienced individual and very deserving of this award.”

Jo Vasey, Managing Director for Four Seasons Health Care in South East England, said: “Lisa’s nomination was a glowing endorsement. She is a real driving force in the home and has helped the home go from strength to strength. No one has a bad word to say about her which demonstrates to me how highly thought of she is. Well done Lisa!”

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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