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Huddersfield Carer Highly Commended at Great British Care Awards

Published: Thursday 5th August 2021

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Greenacres care home Senior Carer, Lorraine Sherwood, is celebrating after being highly commended at the Great British Care Awards regional honours within the ‘The Care Home Worker’ category.
Lorraine has worked at the Huddersfield care home since April 2019 and has a wealth of social care knowledge. Lorraine is focused on providing person-centred care to all residents in a kind, dignified manner, encouraging independence as far as possible.

The Great British Care Awards is an annual event to pay tribute to those individuals in the care sector who have demonstrated excellence within the care industry. The ‘Care Home Worker’ award recognises the significant role of a Carer, as someone who consistently provides a high quality standard, for people living in residential care.

Lorraine attended the awards evening at the National Rail Museum in York with several colleagues including Kitchen Manager, Adele Pumford, who scooped the award for [award name].
Judges on the night said, ‘Lorraine is an outstanding all-rounder. She made it clear that she not only cares greatly about her residents, but also her colleagues, and demonstrated an impressive understanding of what makes a high-performing team’.

Lorraine said, ‘I am delighted to receive the highly commended award for my work at Greenacres. I truly believe I have the best job in the world - each day I look forward to starting my shift and seeing the residents and ensuring they receive the best possible care. There were so many excellent finalists who share my passion for social care, so to be highly commended is very touching’.

Greenacres General Manager, Verity Taylor, said, ‘We are extremely proud of Lorraine’s achievement and it was a privilege to celebrate with her at the awards evening. Lorraine is a hugely valued member of the team, and always goes above and beyond for our residents. - A huge congratulations from everyone at Greenacres’.

Greenacres, operated by Ideal Carehomes, is a residential and dementia care home boasting a hair salon, cinema room and spacious lounges overlooking landscaped sensory gardens. All 64 bedrooms are en-suite, enabling staff to deliver person-centred care in a dignified manner, promoting independence as far as possible. For more information about Greenacres, contact Verity on 01484 855 390 or visit http://www.idealcarehomes.co.uk.