11 August 2021
Montrose Hall Team Leader wins top regional award at Great British Care Awards
Katie Davock, Team Leader from Anchor’s Montrose Hall care home in Wigan, 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.
Katie won The Dementia Carer Award in North West at a regional final ceremony hosted at the Kimpton Hotel in Manchester.
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 Katie, who started her career in care as a 16-year-old Apprentice and is now a Team Leader, has demonstrated a clear vision, passion and dedication to the people in her care, as well as their families. She was also praised for her commitment to her role and the ways in which she consistently goes above and beyond to care for residents.
Having won her regional award, Katie will now go on to represent the whole of North West in The Dementia Carer Award category in the national finals taking place at The ICC in Birmingham on Saturday 25 September.
Deborah Walls, Manager of Anchor’s Montrose Hall care home, said: “This is a fantastic personal achievement and a reflection of the quality and dedication demonstrated by Katie.
“Katie is a delight to work with and a credit to the team at Anchor’s Montrose Hall care home. I’m sure all her colleagues and our residents would agree!”
Katie 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 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 Montrose Hall care home and the whole region proud!”
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