Weymouth Care Home Wins Prestigious Award

Staff and residents at Weymouth Care Home are celebrating after scooping ‘Best Care Home’ Award at The Dorset Echo Care Awards 2017.

The 2017 Dorset Echo Care Awards took place at Weymouth College on Saturday 11th November and included nine award categories, including ‘Best Care Home’. The Mayor of Weymouth and Portland, Councillor Kevin Brookes, was among those attending.

The awards are designed to acknowledge outstanding individuals and organisations in the area who are involved in the care industry.

Mandy Bell, Manager at Weymouth Care Home collected the award on behalf of Dorset based organisation, Altogether Care.

Brian Westlake, Chairman at Altogether Care said, ‘This award is well deserved and reflects the professionalism and commitment of the home’s staff who day on day deliver complex care to very ill and vulnerable people. We are very proud of their achievements and the fact that the award was triggered by relatives and friends of our residents; it came as a complete surprise’.

Altogether Care has three residential care homes and nine Care at Home branches, providing a wide spectrum of care services for those who wish to remain in their own homes.

Photo: Mandy Bell (Manager from Weymouth Care Home) with Dorset Echo’s Editor (Diarmuid MacDonagh)

10 Year Success Story

A special awards evening took placed on 22nd September at The Labour Club in Yeovil for staff at Sherborne House, who have achieved ten years’ service with Altogether Care.

Sixteen members of staff attended along with their families and enjoyed food, drinks and lots of dancing. The party was enjoyed by everyone and special Congratulations are given to the following staff for their dedication throughout the last 10-years: Caroline Sharp, Saji George, Wei Ji Gao, Vesela Stoycheva, Li Li Su and Elna Nioda.

Congratulations to you all!

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