Friday the 13th October was a lucky night for many of Townfield Care employees.
It was the The 4th Annual Townfield Care awards, the awards are designed to recognise and reward special achievements by the employees. Held at Great Harwood Golf Club, the evening was hosted by BBC radio Lancashire’s Stephen Lowe
Townfield Care run by brothers Michael and John Timmins, operates Townfield & Coach House, a specialist dementia care home in Great Harwood, Sherwood House, a small residential home for the elderly in Rishton, an expanding home care service throughout Hyndburn, Ribble Valley and Rossendale and a newly opened mobility Shop in Great Harwood.
Michael Timmins said “The awards have been another fantastic success, we introduced them to ensure that our staff are recognised for the brilliant job that they do. We have had another really successful year as a company and that really is down to the hard work and dedication of the care teams”
The winners were:
Employee of the Year – Dawn Spencer
Quality of Service awards (Home care) Salma Mulla, Sharon Whelan, Sharon Holt, Tracey Sinkinson (Townfield & Coach House) Chloe Harvey, Deanne Butterworth (Sherwood) Janet Newton;
Best Newcomer awards (Home care) Clare Blatchford, Clair Harrison (Townfield & Coach House) Matthew Deary, Jade Thorpe (Sherwood) Janette Magee;
Carer of the Year awards (Townfield & Coach House) Kimberley Brown, (Home care) Farran Taylor, (Sherwood) Sharon Birtwistle;
Extra Mile Award (Townfield & Coach House) Patricia Forsyth, (Home care) Rosie Khan, (Sherwood) Rozina Khan.
Long service awards were also presented to
5 years: Sharon Birtwistle, Pearl Burrows, Anne Child, Cath Martin, Izabela Szmidt
10 years: Lynn James, Janet Newton
15 years: Claire Houghton
20 years: Linda Brown
Speaking at the awards evening, John Timmins said: “When we looked at all the nominations both myself and Michael were overwhelmed by the many stories of individual excellence and we cannot thank you all highly enough for this. But tonight is not only about the nominees and winners and we would like to congratulate and thank everybody who has worked hard and contributed towards another successful year for the company.”
To meet the growing need for home care within Lancashire, Townfield Care is looking to recruit up more home care staff this year.
For the full selection of pictures please Click Here for a link through to the photographer for the event Peter Anslow Photograph.