Accrington’s Springhill Care Group has been named as the Care Employer of the Year at one of the sector’s top award ceremonies.
The announcement was made at the North West regional finals of the Great British Care Awards, held in Manchester.
Donna Greenhalgh who is employed by the group at Springhill Care Home, was also named winner of the Dementia Carer Award.
Donna Briggs, Managing Director of the Springhill Care Group, said: “It was an amazing event celebrating excellence in social care, and we were delighted to be recognised as not only a great employer, but for the great work of our staff.
“Donna’s award win means we now have two regional winners in the category of Dementia Carer which illustrates how Springhill Care Group is truly leading the way in terms of quality care in this important field.”
Springhill Care Group were still basking in the success of their staff at Riversway Nursing Home who were named among the best in the region at the South West regional finals. Staff from the home were finalists in a total of seven award categories at the South West Care Awards ceremony held in Bristol where Shannon Sheppard was named winner of The Dignity in Care Award, and Victoria Fosuah The Dementia Carer Award.
The group was shortlisted for 21 awards across the South West and North West regional awards.
Regional winners will now go on to the Great British Care Awards national final which will take place next March.