Celebrating the unsung care heroes across the East Midlands  

Posted by: Jamie Sharp - Posted on:

Health Innovation East Midlands announced the winners of the 2024 Care Awards during March. The winners, across six categories, were shining examples of care provided in Care Homes and in people’s homes across the region. 

Winners were: 

  1. Care Home Support Team of the Year sponsored by the University of Nottingham Pharmacy School 
  • Highly Commended: Activities Team – Oaklands Care Home (Nottinghamshire) 
  • Award Winner: Forget Me Not Team – Ashfields Care Home (Derbyshire) 
  1. Home Care Carer of the Year sponsored by Skills for Care 
  • Highly Commended: Beth Hart – Home Instead West Leicestershire & Market Bosworth 
  • Highly Commended: Emma Wright – Caremark Northampton 
  • Award Winner: Shilpa Jobanputra -  Home Instead West Leicestershire & Market Bosworth 
  1. Care Home Carer of the Year sponsored by Ignite 
  • Highly Commended: Rebecca Bryan – Red Roofs Care Home (Nottinghamshire) 
  • Highly Commended: Marina Dume – Rathgar Care Home (Northamptonshire) 
  • Joint Award Winner: Denise Parry – The Oaklands (Nottinghamshire) 
  • Joint Award Winner: James Punch – IBC Healthcare (Leicestershire) 
  1. Care Home Manager of the Year sponsored by Loughborough College 
  • Highly Commended: Jane Borland – Rathgar Care Home (Northamptonshire) 
  • Highly Commended: Dave Wint – The Oaklands (Nottinghamshire) 
  • Award Winner: Malik Mandani – Langdale Heights (Derbyshire) 
  1. Home Care Provider of the Year sponsored by Fulcrum Ltd 
  • Highly Commended: Golden Years Support Services (Derbyshire) 
  • Award Winner: Bespoke Care and Training (Derbyshire) 
  1. Care Home of the Year sponsored by Care Control 
  • Highly Commended: Bankwood Care Home (Derbyshire) 
  • Highly Commended: Brookfields Private Nursing Home (Derbyshire) 
  • Award Winner: The Oaklands (Nottinghamshire) 

Health Innovation East Midlands Chair, Martin Hindle said: “It was an honour to present the awards and meet the winners who deliver such valuable care every day to people across the region.” 

Health Innovation East Midlands has worked with care teams for the last few years to deliver training on detecting deterioration early in residents and care recipients to avoid unnecessary hospital admissions. 

For more details visit: https://healthinnovation-em.org.uk/our-work/patient-safety/patient-safety-support-for-care