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Nurse commended for her care and kindness

April, the Nurse at Gowrie House Care Home in Kirkcaldy has received an award after a resident’s family commended her for her care and compassion.

The nomination for April read: “Our Dad was admitted to Gowrie House last year and was very ill. April personally nursed him back to health. She is very caring to all the residents and goes above and beyond duty to make sure they are cared for (she personally fed our Dad when he couldn't do it himself and patiently makes sure he takes his medication). On admission to Gowrie House she made sure Dad's medication was reviewed which made a huge difference to his personal well-being. We are always happy when April is on duty as we know our Dad will be well looked after. My father is now settled and happy at Gowrie House which is all due to April and her dedication to the health of the residents.

Anjie Restar, Home Manager said: “It always nice for me to hear praise like this from our residents’ families. I’m very proud of April, and she is an asset to the team here at Gowrie House. I would like to thank the family for making this nomination, it really means a lot to April and the rest of the team.”

A ROCK awardis 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.

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

Date published: 15 September 2017

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