Purley care home nominated for TWO national awards

Purley care home nominated for TWO national awards

A carehome in Purley is celebrating having been nominated in the ‘Best forSpecialist Care’ and ‘Best Maintenance Team’ categories in a national care award.

The Care Home Awards recognise and reward excellenceand innovation for UK care home management, operation and delivery.

Care UK’s Amberley Lodge, on Downlands Road, is afinalist in the ‘Best for Specialist Care’ and ‘Best MaintenanceTeam’ categories at the Care HomeAwards, thanks to maintenance manager, Harry Sharrard, and the homes excellentreputation for end of life care.

Harry’s technicalskills are first class, and everything he does is supported by immaculatepaperwork, project plans and costings. Harry has also made a game for residentswhen he does the weekly fire alarm tests, making something mundane and a littleintrusive into something that’s fun.

The second award the home is up for is Bestfor Specialist Care, owing to theteam’s knowledge and understanding of each resident, which means they respondquickly to an individual’s changing care needs. The home currently holds theGold Standards Framework, which is an accreditation for End of Life Care. Theframework gives outstanding training to all those providing the care, to ensurerecognised standards and better lives for people.

Krystyna Bosko, home manager at Amberley Lodge, said: “We are thrilled tohave been nominated in the ‘Best for Specialist Care’ and ‘Best Maintenance Team’ categories at this year’s Care Home Awards.

“For Harry to be nominated for theBest Maintenance Teamaward, is not only a huge personal achievement, but also one that we’re soproud to see as the Amberley Lodge team.”

“I’m so pleased tosee we’ve been commended for our commitment, care and innovation that the teamprovides in supporting residents, and their families, who are near the end oftheir life. After recently being awarded an Outstanding CQC rating, thesetwo nominations are the cherry on the cake!”

Amberley Lodge is a comfortablecare home in a beautiful and quiet area that provides personalised nursing andrespite care for older people, as well as residential and nursing care forthose living with dementia.

For moreinformation on Amberley Lodge, call 03702 185 424 or email Roy Booth, customerrelations manager, at roy.booth@careuk.com.

For more general information aboutAmberley Lodge, please visit careuk.com/amberley-lodge.

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