'I came back to care, and I've never looked back since...' | Meet Tori, Clinical Auditor for Four Seasons Health CareHealth Care Career Insights
Tori took a break from care to complete her law degree and later came back as a 'Senior Care Assistant' after realising her overriding passion for the role, in her own words: "'I missed care that much, I missed the patient contact and making a difference in their lives. So I came back to care, and I've never looked back since...'
Senior Care Assistant at Ty Gwynno Care Home crowned 'Senior Carer of the Year' | Four Seasons Care AwardsCare Assistant
Catherine Davies, Senior Care Assistant at Ty Gwynno Care Home in Pontypridd has been crowned ‘Senior Carer of the Year’ at the Four Seasons Care Awards. The award Catherine has won commends her for how she demonstrated how she takes charge of a unit/home when required. As well as ensuring the resident’s care needs are met and their wants and wishes are fulfilled.
John Kelland awarded "Relative Contribution of the Year" | Four Seasons Care AwardsHealth Care Career Insights
John Kelland, who works closely with Ty Gwynno Care Home in Ponytpridd has received the ‘Resident/Relative Contribution of the Year’ award at the Four Seasons Care Awards. The award John won commends him for the special contribution that he has made to the residents and team in the home.
Alison Richards, PAL at The Cedars and Larches, crowned 'Personal Activities Lead Champion' | Four Seasons Care AwardsHealth Care Career Insights
Alison Richards, Personal Activities Leader at The Cedars and Larches Care Home in Ilkeston has been crowned Personal Activities Lead Champion at the Four Seasons Care Awards.
Leanne Pennyfather crowned "Regional and Central Support Team Member of the Year" | Four Seasons Care AwardsHealth Care Career Insights
Leanne Pennyfather, Personal Assistant to the South East of England has been crowned ‘Regional and Central Support Team Member of the Year’ at the first Four Seasons Care Awards.
From end of life care to returning home | Irene’s incredible journey to recovery | A story of hope, strength and determinationCare Home Life
Irene story highlights how our care teams can truly make a difference to peoples' lives. Jacqui Hodgson, Regional Manager comments: “This is a fantastic story and just goes to show the dedication and compassion given by you and your staff. It is a testament to your leadership skills and the quality of care you expect your residents to receive. Really well done – I am so proud of all of you.”
Our dedicated Christmas Care Team #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
Our care teams really pull together at Christmas time to make it a memorable occasion for our residents and colleagues. We do our best to bring some Christmas cheer to each and every one of our residents, especially those whose families may not be able to visit. All of the Four Seasons Health Care team are dedicated to their homes and we thank those who are possibly taking time away from their families to spend this special day with our lovely residents.
Behind the scenes | Recognising our Four Seasons Health Care support colleagues #Winter #WarmersHealth Care Career Insights
Many people contribute to the successful day-to-day running of any care home. It is not just our care team who care; our support team do too. Today we would like to recognise our Four Seasons Health Care support colleagues by sharing some of the lovely feedback we receive praising the work they do:
Why Care? | Our residents’ families share their appreciation of our care team #Winter #WarmersHealth Care Career Insights
Working in health care is not an easy job, and some days it might feel like a thankless job. You may have noticed that we regularly share feedback from our homes in a feature called #MondayMotivation on social media. Reading these posts every Monday is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of our care teams. The feedback warms the heart and we thought we would share just some of the beautiful comments our care teams have received over the past month:
A member of the Four Seasons Health Care family | Caring beyond the care home #Winter #WarmersHealth Care Career Insights
Our very first Winter Warmer showed you a video of why our colleagues chose a career in health care. There is an extremely important aspect of working in a care home setting that is unique, and which was missed when putting this video together; the most important people in our resident’s lives - their loved ones.
Our hero Captain Martin is reunited with Ann, a lady whose life he saved over 40 years ago #Winter #WarmersCare Home Life
In September, we shared an inspiring story which was originally featured in the Tyrone Courier. This touching piece told the story of a courageous ship Captain, and how his actions 40 years ago changed the lives of over 1,000 people.