Triple joy for Washington care home - and there may be more to come
Next stop the nationals for Donwell House staff
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Staff at a Washington care home are celebrating after a great result at an awards night.
So proud of them all
A team from the home travelled to Gosforth for the awards ceremony at the Grand Gosforth Hotel.
Care manager Tracy Reichard said: "Our Home Manager Victoria Brettwood won the Registered Manager award."
The website for the awards praised Victoria for ensuring her residents and staff had the best possible working environment. Tracy added: "Our Sister Sandra Darroch won Social Care Award and our Deputy Manager Andrea Palmer got Highly Commended in The Palliative/End of Life category."
Sandra was praised for ensuring that residents, families and staff were well supported at the palliative care stage.
And Andrea's passion, compassion, enthusiasm, motivation and support for her team members was also highlighted.
Trophies have gone on display at the home
"We are all so proud of our winners and the team that work at Donwell House. Victoria and Sandra will go on to the National Awards in Birmingham next year."
Donwell House offers residential, nursing, dementia and palliative care.
Tracy added: "The winning trophies taking pride of place in reception."