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2 Mar 2017

Three members of the care team from Flower Park Care Home in Doncaster received an award after being recognised for their caring nature.

Lynn Brookes (Personal Activities Leader), Karen Lewis (Care Assistant) and Linda Cunningham (Care Assistant) were nominated by residents and a relative in their care.

A ROCK award is a nationwide honour that specifically highlights the impact a Four Season Health Care employee has made on the lives of people living in one of their care homes. An internal prize, staff are nominated for an award by either residents, their relatives or friends, who have witnessed or experienced staff members demonstrating excellent standards of care and kindness in their role.

Amanda Searle, Home Manager said: “These awards for Lynn, Karen and Linda are very well deserved. I want to congratulate them all on their success and thank them for all of their hard work and determination. I want to thank the nominators for taking the time to recognise the work the team do.”

Are you looking for a care home in Doncaster? Flower Park Care Home offers support for nursing care.

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2 Mar 2017

Residents from Amelia House Care Home in York had a taste of dungeon life when they visited the York Castle Museum.

The intrepid historians took a step through time visiting the Victorian street of Kildergate, popping into the old fashioned shops, trying on period hats and even going through a World War One bunker.

David Ramage, Home Manager, said: “The residents really enjoyed their trip out to the museum. They were eager to tell me that they were locked in the dungeon for being mischievous, but it was all done in good fun. They’re planning their next outing now, as they enjoyed this special experience so much.”

Are you looking for a care home in York? Amelia House Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care and nursing care.

Thank-You

2 Mar 2017

A gentleman who used the respite service at Beech Tree House Care Home in Goole has thanked the team for all of their help in getting him back on his feet.

The team at Beech Tree House received a heartfelt thank you letter from the gentleman, encouraging the home to keep doing what it was doing to provide respite care for everyone in the community.

Margaret Allsop, Home Manager, explains: “The gentleman took advantage of the respite service we offer here at Beech Tree. He has been managing at home with his wife since he was diagnosed with Polio at the age of 22.

“He began to lose his upper body strength, so needed some help and a care package putting into place to help him continue with his day to day life. He was assessed and shown how his daily life could be improved with the help of some care tools, and the gentleman looked forward to returning home to his wife.

“Respite care like this is worthwhile, as it can help to identify and address care needs as appropriate. It’s a great way we can make a difference to people’s lives.”

With regards to the service he received, the gentleman praised the team at Beech Tree House. He said: “I have enjoyed my stay and would recommend this place to anyone without a second thought. The way you are treated and helped, makes me lost for words. The tea, do such a marvellous job and I cannot thank you them enough for the support I have had during my stay at Beech Tree’.

Are you looking for a care home in Goole? Beech Tree House Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care and respite care.

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1 Mar 2017

The Woodlands Care Home in Mirfield rolled out the red carpet, as it celebrated the achievements of residents and the care team with their very own special ceremony.

Fifteen awards were given across a variety of categories including ‘Best Singer’, ‘Best Writer’, ‘Long Service Award’ and the ‘WOW’ award.

Michelle Brooks, Home Manager, said: “Everyone had a fantastic time celebrating these awards. It’s a fun way that we can give one another a pat on the back which is always greatly appreciated. Some of the acceptance speeches were absolutely hilarious. It was definitely a lovely way to spend an afternoon.”

Residents at the home also had the opportunity to celebrate their very own Yorkshire heritage.

Michelle Brooks, added: “We’ve taken pictures from books of our favourite beauty spots and displayed them around the home. Everyone enjoyed reminiscing about family holidays at the coast, building sandcastles, eating ice cream, fish and chips and paddling in the freezing water. The residents laughed at our Yorkshire man’s Prayer, ‘ere all, see all, say nowt’ and all other poems in the Yorkshire dialect.”

Are you looking for a care home in Mirfield? Woodlands Care Home offers support for all types of care including dementia care and specialist care.

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1 Mar 2017

Cheryl Valentine, the Personal Activities Leader from Willoughby Grange Care Home in Boston received an award after being recognised for her caring nature.

Cheryl was nominated for a Recognition of Care and Kindness (ROCK) award by resident Joanne Herbert a relative of a resident in her care. Ms Herbert wrote in her nomination: “Cheryl is wonderful with all of the residents. Always cheerful and smiley. She really care about each resident. She puts so much effort into making life a little more enjoyable and fun.”

A ROCK award is a nationwide honour that specifically highlights the impact a Four Season Health Care employee has made on the lives of people living in one of their care homes. An internal prize, staff are nominated for an award by either residents, their relatives or friends, who have witnessed or experienced staff members demonstrating excellent standards of care and kindness in their role.

Jaqualine Nzara, Home Manager said: “This award for Cheryl is very well deserved. I want to congratulate her on her success and thank her for all of her hard work and determination. I want to thank Ms Herbert for taking the time to recognise the work Cheryl and the rest of the team do.”

Cheryl Valentine said: “I’m absolutely ecstatic. I never expected to win a ROCK award, because I just come to work and do my job.”

Are you looking for a care home in Boston? Willoughby Grange Care Home offers support for all types of care including residential care, dementia care, nursing care, respite care, end of life/palliative care and intermediate care.

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