Ahmed awarded an OBE

Posted on December 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

National Care Association (NCA) chair Nadra Ahmed has been honoured with an OBE in the New Year Honours list for Services to Social Care. It comes as the association, which represents more than 2,000 independent care home owners who look after the elderly, physically handicapped, mentally ill and children, begins the celebrations of its 25th anniversary this year. Elected chair of the NCA in June 2001, Nadra Ahmed has worked in the long-term care sector for more than 20 years and has also had her own residential care homes ­ most recently a 19-bed care home for the elderly in Kent. She now runs a not-for-profit company providing training to the care sector. NCA chief executive Sheila Scott said the timing of Mrs Ahmed being awarded her OBE couldn¹t have been better. “We are thrilled with this wonderful news,” said Mrs Scott. “Nadra¹s accolade comes as we begin the celebrations for our 25th anniversary. We had already planned a whole series of events for our anniversary and now we will have a double reason

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