The year’s biggest achievements in the care sector have been celebrated at the Caring UK Awards and Brookdale care home are proud to have won Care team of the year 2018 at the UK awards ceremony.
The evening was held at Leicester Athena where The Caring UK Awards welcomed everyone and congratulated them on their achievements.
Brookdale care home were finalists for care team of the year after being nominated earlier in the year and interviewed during a visit to the home.
The award recognises people who make an exceptional contribution to the quality of life, health and happiness of residents and all people they support.
At Brookdale the sense of community is evident the minute you walk through the door, not only do the care team support each other there is a strong family atmosphere throughout the whole building, care team members often come in on their days off to take residents out as well as organising day trips for larger groups of residents including a recent trip to Knowsley safari park.
When Brookdale became finalists for the Care Team of the year 2018 award the team and residents were overwhelmed with Joy at just being finalists.
A long journey to Leicester was planned for the big night on 6th December, attending were a number of staff from the care team at Brookdale including Haylee Team Leader and Beth Care Assistant as well as Head office team from Millennium care UK including the company Director.
When the award for the care team of the year was read out on stage the team were tense and also skying Team Leader Kaitlin who could not make the evening, the winner was announce and the whole team were beaming with excitement including Kaitlin who was at home in her Pjammas waking her entire house at 11pm.
Residents at Brookdale care home are also over joyed the home were awarded the care team award.
Jessie Dewhirst a resident at Brookdale said “It’s Excellent, they deserve it so much, the loyalty to everyone here is fantastic, well done to the whole team”
Haylee Delefield Team Leader said ” I was so excited, the team deserve it so much.”
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