On Wednesday 23rd November, Business Owners, Care Assistants, Team Members and Managers from across the UK gathered in London to celebrate excellence at Bluebird Care.
15 finalists were selected from 100’s of nominations to attend an awards ceremony at the world-famous Fortnum and Mason, Piccadilly, where each of them were recognised for the incredible work that they do in their roles every day, supporting the most vulnerable people in our communities.
The 15 finalists were split across 3 categories:
Care Assistant of the Year
Mandy Neale – Lancaster & South Lakeland
Carl Yee-Lim – Winchester, Eastleigh & Alton
Julie Fitzpatrick – Worcester & Wychavon
Diane Weir - Coleraine
Mark Dawson - Shropshire
Registered Manager of the Year
Sophie Emmess – Portsmouth
Clarissa Courtney – Kensington & Chelsea
Sophie Bellwood – Leeds North
Rebecca Weaver – Stratford & Warwick
Terina Jones – Highgate & Haringey
Team Member of the Year
Dan Langridge – Winchester, Eastleigh & Alton
Sharon McLoughlin – Fareham
Michelle Watkins – South Gloucestershire
Terri Gibbs – Waltham Forest
Michaela Phillips – Worcester & Wychavon
Each finalists and their guests enjoyed High Tea before meeting our panel of judges; Dr Jane Townson; Gemma Lloyd; and Cheryl Beard who had the huge task of deciding which of our finalists would take home the overall winners trophies. Every one of our finalists received a certificate and finalist trophy before the overall winners were revealed.
A massive congratulations to Carl Yee-Lim, our Care Assistant of the Year, Terina Jones, our Registered Manager of the Year and Michelle Watkins, our Team Member of the Year.
Well done to all finalists, and of course our overall winners, you are all such a credit to Bluebird Care!
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