‘Outstanding’ Poppy makes the finals of National Care Awards

The ‘exceptional work’ of Hastings woman Poppy Bellchambers is being recognised – the Care Activities Co-Ordinator from Coast Care Homes is in the running for a national award.

She was nominated for the Care Activities Co-Ordinator/Facilitator Award part of the The National Care Awards.

Poppy says: “I’m so honoured to have been selected for the final of the National Care Awards. I love my job; it’s fun and rewarding to work with our amazing residents every day. Our aim is to create a loving family environment across all of our homes, and I love being part of making that happen.”

“It’s wonderful that Poppy’s exceptional work is being recognised. She is an outstanding Activities Co-ordinator; we are so lucky to have her and we wish her all the best in the finals,” Lynda and Kevin Dewhurst, the owners of Coast Care Homes said this week, adding that they are ‘unbelievably proud’ of their whole team. 

The National Care Awards is an annual event organised by Caring Times magazine, a management magazine for the social care sector. The Awards were devised to celebrate the very best people in the long-term care sector, by highlighting excellence and rewarding those who work tirelessly to provide consistently outstanding care. 

Winners of the National Care Awards will be announced at the virtual Awards Presentation held on Wednesday November 25th.

There are 18 categories with four or five finalists in each category. Each finalist is reviewed by two independent judges.

Coast Care Homes aims to create, ‘a loving caring home for elderly members of the community who can no longer live independently’.

Coast Care specialise in dementia care and: “Pride ourselves on our excellent team of staff, who strive to make Coast Care a ‘home from home’ environment for all our residents.”

Coast Care Homes has been run as a family business for the past 16 years and includes Whitebriars in Bexhill and Whitecliff and Whitebeach in St Leonards.

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