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Dignity in Care Awards

Islington's annual Dignity in Care Awards celebrate the great work of staff employed in the care sector

The 2019 winners were announced at an awards ceremony held on Monday 8 July, at the Islington Assembly Hall. The judging panel including Councillor Janet Burgess MBE, Executive Member for Health and Social Care and Deputy Leader of the Council and representatives from Age UK Islington and Healthwatch Islington chose 10 winners in eight categories, from nearly 100 nominations.

Dignity in Care Awards 2019 Winners

The Dignity in Care Awards recognise the quality of support provided to people with care needs, with a particular focus on ensuring that anyone receiving care is able to retain their dignity at a vulnerable time in their lives. This year’s winners are:

Carer of the year in the Domiciliary Care and Reablement category

Winner - Esther Alupu, Islington Council, Reablement team

Highly Commended - Sara Nakato, Mayfair Homecare

Carer of the Year in the Residential and Nursing Care category

Joint winners - Daniela Siclovan and Moises Ferreira, St Anne's Nursing Home

Carer of the Year in the Extra Care category

Winner: Marion Howell, Notting Hill Genesis

Carer of the Year in the Supported Living category

Winner - Allison Allicock, Centre 404

Carer of the Year in the Shared Lives category

Winner: Carol Maldon, Islington Shared Lives

Personal Assistant of the Year

Joint winners - Mihaela-Manuela Gaspar and Christiana Onireti

The Innovation in Care Award

Winner - Megan Smiley, Sapphire Independent Housing

The George Durack Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner - Sarah Nakato, Mayfair Homecare


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