Fairlawn care home worker up for top award

19th October 2012

Care South’s Trina Williams has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Great South West Care Awards 2012. Trina, who works at Fairlawn care home in Ferndown, has been short-listed for the Ancillary Worker Award.

Trina works as a domestic assistant at Fairlawn, ensuring high standards of cleanliness and homeliness throughout, as well as engaging especially well with residents and is and is a well-established and familiar face within the Care South team. The Great South West Care Awards 2012, which include categories for staff throughout the care sector, acknowledge those who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field – just being short-listed is a great accolade.

Gina Smith, manager of Care South’s Fairlawn, nominated Trina for the award saying: “Trina has always shown fantastic commitment and enthusiasm in her role. She constantly goes above and beyond what is expected of her and is a great support to the senior team.”

“Trina always has a smile on her face and is brilliant at interacting with the residents and staff, spreading laughter and enthusiasm throughout the home. She is a superb ambassador for Care South.”

Susan Willoughby, Chief Executive of Care South, said: “We’re very proud of Trina, as we are all of our staff for their hard work and commitment.  We regularly see staff like Trina who put in the extra effort and demonstrate exceptional performance. We are extremely proud of her being shortlisted as a finalist.”

Fairlawn care home is run by Care South, a leading provider of high quality, innovative residential and home care services across the South of England. Care South is passionate about ensuring staff can develop and grow in their roles. The range of qualifications achieved by staff this year included Diplomas in Health & Social Care, NVQs in Customer Service, Food Production & Cooking and Leadership & Management for Care Services, alongside a Masters Degree in Management with Human Resources.