Activities Coordinator Awarded for Innovations in National Care Awards



Activities Coordinator, Rosie Brennan from Parksprings Care Home has been awarded for her work in providing a unique and engaging activity programme for residents at a national awards ceremony.

Rosie took home the ‘Most Innovative Activities Programme’ award at the 2018 Maria Mallaband and Countrywide Care Awards. Now in their 4th year, the awards recognise exceptional practice from staff who are committed to improving the lives of people living in residential care.

Rosie received nominations for the award from staff, residents, families and healthcare professionals alike and attended the awards ceremony Gala Evening, in Leeds, alongside her colleagues, who cheered when her win was announced. The judges were impressed with Rosie’s ability to provide a needs led, varied and appropriate programme for residents, showing exceptional skills and creativity in arranging activities. She was also commended for her work towards further developing community links at the home, which has seen residents collaborating with local community groups, charities, schools, Tai Chi and Football Clubs on various projects.

Tina Chapman, Regional Director said: “I’m so proud that Rosie has been recognised with this award for her hard work and her dedication to enrich the lives of our residents at Parksprings Care Home. Truly well deserved.”

Parksprings is a nursing, residential and EMI care home for the elderly and people living with dementia and is acknowledged as one of the most desired care facilities in the district.


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