3 August 2021
Harden Hall carer wins top regional award at Great British Care Awards
A team member at Anchor’s Harden Hall care home has triumphed at the regional finals of the Great British Care Awards 2020, which recognise excellence across the care sector. The awards were rescheduled to Summer 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Sara Girling received The Dementia Carer Award in West Midlands at a regional final ceremony hosted at The ICC in Birmingham. This is the second year in a row that a team member from Anchor’s Harden Hall care home has won the award.
The Great British Care Awards pays tribute to individuals who have gone the extra mile to help improve the lives of residents within their care.
Judges concluded that Sara demonstrated compassion and commitment to caring for people living with dementia. She was also praised for her innovative approach to promoting wellbeing and independence by implementing various initiatives and for the support she provides her colleagues with.
Having won her regional award, Sara will now go on to represent the whole of West Midlands in The Dementia Carer category in the national finals taking place in at The ICC in Birmingham on Saturday 25 September.
Jane McDonald, Manager of Anchor’s Harden Hall care home said: “This is a fantastic personal achievement and a reflection of the quality and dedication demonstrated by Sara.
“She is a delight to work with and a credit to the team at Anchor’s Harden Hall care home. I’m sure all her colleagues and our residents would agree!”
Sara was delighted with her win, saying: “I just can’t believe it! Honestly it was such an honour just to be nominated but to win The Dementia Carer Award in West Midlands is a dream come true!
“I’m looking forward to going to the final in Birmingham. I hope I can do everyone at Anchor’s Harden Hall care home and the whole region proud!”