The Care Employer Award

Sonnet Care Homes

Rated by the CQC as good across the board and outstanding in well led sonnet exemplifies the standards our best care employer should set.  Sonnet drives a high level of care through caring committed carers.


The Care Home Worker

Jackie Rickett

Aveley Lodge Care Home

Jackie is an inspirational Care Home Worker.  She puts the resident at the heart of everything she does and goes the extra mile to ensure independence and wellbeing are maximised. A worthy winner!


The Home Care Worker Award

Hayley Barham

Anglia Case Management Ltd

Hayley clearly cares about her clients and puts their individual needs at the very heart of their support.  With expertise Hayley puts into practice her training to ensure her clients receive the support they need.


The Care Newcomer Award

George Carpenter – Cross Keys Care

George goes home every night with a sense of satisfaction that he has helped people every day.  He worried at first if he could do the job as carer but loves it and always tries to go the extra mile even by buying a client his favourite fish and chips on his way to visit him.


The Care Home Registered Manager Award

Penny Hammond – Signature

Penny describes herself as having a unique management style irrespective of her style she is making a unique difference in her role.

She gave examples of specific changes she had made, which made huge difference and improvements in individual lives.


The Home Care Registered Manager Award

Sadie Andrew

Carers Trust Cambridgeshire

“A breath of fresh air”- Views her staff as care professional assistants.  Really believes that she will make a difference to the general view.  Passing on her considerable skills and knowledge.


The Care Home Cook/Chef Award

Martin Rowe

Quantum Care

Martin feels privileged to make a difference to his residents’ health and their well being.  Congratulations!!



The Dignity in Care Award

Joel Cross The Beeches (Signature of Bentwood operations Ltd)

Joel consistently goes the extra mile to ensure that residents dignity is respected at all times.

His passion to quality service delivery was evident throughout his interview.


The Dementia Carer Award

Kerry Daniels Prestige Nursing + Care

Kerry feels that the best way to support with dementia is really getting to know the person and them getting to know her.  Kerry supports all her clients in the way she would wish to be treated.


The Care Team Award

Booklands Care

Care Base

A wonderful vibrant and enthusiastic team working to support and make people’s lives better.


The Care Home Activities Co-ordinator Award

Amanda McElroy

Neurological Care Centre

PJ Care

Amanda is incredibly passionate about her job and clearly knows that innovative and stimulating activities can make a huge difference to someone’s live.  Residents are involved at every step to plan inclusive activities and develop networks.


The Ancillary Worker Award

Raymond Leigh

Precious Homes Ltd

A truly dedicated individual, passionate about improving the wellbeing for his residents.


The Care Trainer Award

 Iftikhar Shabir

Choices Care

Iftikhar is a vibrant, enthusiastic dedicated trainer.  Well done!!


The Care Innovator Award

Lorna Stockdale HH Care Ltd

Lorna’s innovative approach to domiciliary care has enabled a small team increase care hours.  Well done Lorna!


The Frontline Leaders Award

Rachel Marlow Sonnet Care Homes

Rachel is passionate and committed to her role as deputy manager and supporting her team to deliver excellent quality Care.  Rachel always goes the extra mile to ensure her care team know she is there for them anytime day or night.


The Putting People First/Personalisation Award

Nest Steps

Obviously put people at the centre of all they do.  They assess staff to match client needs and involve clients in staff training.  Facilitating true understanding.  People (clients) are obviously put First!


The Housing With Care Award

Kingfisher Court

Cross Keys Homes

Clear values involving tenants at every level.  Obvious passion hand commitment to their service helping people retain skills and independence with the comfort of a safe staff back up.


The Good Nurse Award

Maureen Tilbrook – Stowlangtoft Hall Nursing Home

Maureen has worked at Stowlangtoft for 18 years and loves her job.  She always strives to work with a smile on her face and would not ask anyone to do anything she would not do herself.  She believes that happy staff makes a happy home for the residents.


The Palliative Care/End of Life Award

Debbie Day

Cedars Care Home

Supporting people to have a “Good Death” is not an easy task however Debbie’s enthusiasm and cheerful disposition for her role made her stand out.  She is an inspiration to all her colleagues.


The Outstanding Contribution to Social Care Award

Mary Bryce

Cross Keys Care

Mary has held a long and distinguished career in social care which includes senior posts across the sector.

Mary is a National expert on the provision of Housing with Care and currently Care Business Development Manager for Cross Keys Care.

Mary is passionate about providing quality care and support to allow people remain independent.  She leads by example and her support to her colleagues is exemplary. 

Mary is held in great regard by the sector as a whole and is respected, loved and admired by her colleagues.  An innovative and inspirational care professional.