Shropshire Care Company Celebrates Success Of Staff And Residents

Staff and users of a specialist autism care service have been honoured at the company’s annual awards ceremony.

Adelphi Care Services held its Celebration Of Success evening at Bomere Heath Village Hall last night(13NOV2013).

Mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Jon Tandy, and his wife Diane were in attendance and presented awards to 20 members of staff and 25 residents for both their hard work to both the company and in gaining qualifications.

Among the winners were Mike Pierce, deputy manager of Roseville House residential care home, who won the Special Contribution to Adelphi Care Services award for his support of the home through some significant changes, enriching the lives of the residents and enhancing and supporting the company has a whole.

Stuart Walker from Merrington Grange residential home and Scott Challenor from Roseville House residential home were jointly awarded Newcomer Of The Year.

Support Worker Of The Year went to staff from each of the company’s areas of support. They were Jake Allen from Merrington Grange, Sarah Quelch from Roseville House, Shirley Ford from Highbury House and Fearnlea residential care homes and Borja Barnils Ruiz(MALE) from supported living and domiciliary services. 

Among the residents who received recognition were Lance Turner, Mark Taylor, Hakim Rashid, Sandeep Johal, Amy Burford, Jack Parry, James Struve, Emlyn Jones, Gavin Rushton, Catherine Edwards, Deborah Harrison, Michael Plimmer, Fiona Howland and Shaun Watts.

Adelphi Care Services was founded more than 20 years ago and provides support services for adults with learning disabilities, autism and Asperger’s syndrome.

In addition to an engraved crystal award, staff received a bottle of champagne, while residents received a certificate and a large box of chocolates.

Business manager Joe Kwaterski said the event was a big part of the company’s annual calendar and served to recognise the dedication staff had to helping its service users.

“Celebration Of Success gives us the opportunity to say thank you to our combined services staff for their particular efforts in providing outstanding care and support to our services-users and to congratulate them for successes with NVQ's and other vocational qualifications,” he said.

“Shrewsbury Mayor Jon Tandy presenting the awards to staff and service users, who were recognised for their work in gaining qualifications, while their families and friends looked on.

“We also took the opportunity to mark our achievements as an organisation this year, having retained both our Investors in People Award and our coveted British Safety Council 5 Star Health and Safety Management System Audit Award for the second year running.”

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