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Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

20 September 2018


 September 20, 2018
Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Thank you to everyone who attended the Kent Care Awards, what a fabulous night.

Congratulations goes to the finalists and winners, not forgetting our sponsors, who without their support we couldn’t make the event quite so glittering.

Now in its third year, the awards welcomed 300 guests to the gala evening to recognise caring excellence from front line workers in the care sector who work hard to improve the standard of care in the region.

188 nominations were received from companies across Kent with entries judged on dedication, commitment, innovation, career development, overall reputation, and examples of caring excellence.

Of the 60 finalists congratulations now goes to the winners listed below:

Outstanding contribution to Social Care award went to Adam Hutchison, managing director of the Belmont Healthcare Group.










Alison Worsfold from Hilton Nursing Partners receiving the Innovation Award from Robert Stewart from the Kent Pioneers Design and Learning Centre.











Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Danny Hutchington from Tudor Lodge care home, part of Sai Care Homes, receiving the Putting People First Award from category sponsor Katie King, from Hilton Nursing Partners.











Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Rhona McClelland from No Place Like Home receiving the Home Care Manager Award by category sponsor Laura Guntip from Lester Aldridge LLP.











Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Holly Dalton from Hilton Nursing Partners receiving the Excellence in Nurse Care Award from Patrick Quinn from the Great British Care Awards.











Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Elizabeth Brown from Abbey Lodge Residential Home receiving the Care Home Manager Award from category sponsor Neil Grant from Gordons Partnership LLP.











Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Chris Woodward from Sai Care Homes receiving the Dementia Care Award from category sponsor Morten Mathisen from Sekoia.










Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Melanie Norris from No Place Like Home, receiving the Home Care Worker Award by category sponsor Darren Humby from Quick to Care.











Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Care Team Award – Ashcroft House part of Regal Care Homes









Kent Care Awards Shouts About Its Winners

Julie Berry from LDC Dover receiving the Care Trainer Award by Ann Davidson from KICA (Kent Integrated Care Alliance)










Bethanie Shepherd from Alexander House, part of the Nicholas James Care, receiving the Ancillary Worker Award from category sponsor Mick Farquhar from Citation.











Care Nutrition Award – Vanessa Wright from Avondale Care

Care Home Worker Award – Erica Conway from Strode Park Foundation

Ann Taylor, Chair of KICA says: “I really have to congratulate everyone that entered. The standard was very high and judging incredibly difficult, our winners are shining stars and it was a pleasure to celebrate your success with you on the night.”

Sponsored by Kent County Council the event was attended by Cabinet member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, Graham Gibbens, and the newly appointed corporate director for adult social care and health, Penny Southern.

The Annual Care Awards celebrate the work carried out by carers and care companies in Kent. The awards provide a chance to reward those people who have simply delivered something awesome whilst recognising the Kent care sector as a whole showing appreciation and recognising the good work everyone does day in day out, year after year.

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