The Badger Wing team at Foxburrow Grange Care Home is officially the “Best Care Team” in East England according to the Great British Care Awards
– Bonnie Longfoot
COLCHESTER, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM, November 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The Badger Squadron team at Foxterroir barn Nursing homes are officially the “Best Care Team” in East England according to the Great British Care Awards.
This is a fabulous accomplishment as hundreds of nominations are submitted for the awards each year.
Based near the army garrison at Colchester, Essex, Foxburrow Grange provides housing, nursing and dementia services to 69 people with a variety of care needs, including dementia, Parkinson’s disease, general and specialist nursing, and end-of-life care.
The team was shortlisted as a finalist because of the great work they do, including the incredible transformation of one of the residents who came to Foxburrow Grange in need of care and support.
Following the nomination and an online interview with the judges in early October, team members attended the gala dinner at the East of England Arena in Peterborough on October 28. Around 300 people gathered to promote best practices in the healthcare sector and celebrate the extraordinary work of healthcare workers.
The team had a wonderful evening, culminating in winning their category. They will now qualify for the national finals which will take place next year.
The Best Care Team Award recognizes a team that best demonstrates a shared vision and agreed-upon goals; a team that has a leader whose role is known and accepted and who takes personal responsibility for their tasks. The award recognizes the team which has an excellent communication process and the skills of each member are recognized within the team. The award also recognizes the team who demonstrate a commitment to the dignity and privacy of clients and respect for team members is also paramount.
The Badger Wing specializes in the care and support of people with dementia. People may have lost the ability to take care of themselves, but the team is looking beyond that prognosis and actively supporting them to become more independent and enjoy life.
Since the application of the Montessori Method for people with dementia and aging at Foxburrow Grange, the wing, residents and the house as a whole have grown stronger.
Badger Wing team member Rachel said:
“Being up against 13 other nursing homes, I was really nervous when they called Foxburrow Grange Badger Wing. We jumped in the air and felt so proud of our team because we are a fantastic group. I am overwhelmed, so happy!
Lola Richards, Home Manager, said: “Winning this award is a fantastic achievement. We are extremely proud of the Badger team who, along with all the staff in the house, continue to do an exceptional job with so much passion and dedication.
Foxburrow Grange is owned by Outlook Care, a non-profit organization that has been providing person-centered care and support since 1990. Outlook Care provides support and care to people with learning disabilities, people with health needs. mental health and the elderly. across north and east London and Essex.
Maximizing independence and allowing people to have choice and control over their lives is at the heart of her work.
Foxburrow Grange is located at Ypres Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 7NL.
For more information about Foxburrow Grange, you can contact Lola Richards, Home Manager, on 01206 586900.