4 August 2021
Cranlea care home team wins top regional award at Great British Care Awards 2020
Two team members at Cranlea care home in Newcastle Upon Tyne have 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.
Sandra Irving and Jade Barton, from Anchor’s Cranlea care home in Kingston Park received The Dementia Carer Award and The Frontline Leaders Award in the North East at a regional final ceremony, hosted at The Gosforth Marriott Hotel.
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 Sandra and Jade demonstrated clear vision, passion, and dedication to the people in their care, as well as their families and worked well with their colleagues at Anchor’s Cranlea care home. They were also praised for their outstanding leadership and high-quality delivery of care.
Having won their regional award, Sandra and Jade will now go on to represent the whole of the North East in that category in the national finals taking place in at The ICC in Birmingham on Saturday 25 September.
Laura Barnett, Manager of Anchor’s Cranlea care home, said: “These are fantastic personal achievements and a reflection of the quality and dedication demonstrated by Sandra and Jade.
“They are both a delight to work with and a credit to the team at Anchor’s Cranlea care home. I’m sure all their colleagues and our residents would agree!”
Jade 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 Frontline Leader Award is a dream come true!
“I’m looking forward to going to the final in Birmingham, along with Sandra. I hope I can do everyone at Anchor’s Cranlea care home and the whole region proud!”