Awards night showcased sector’s strengths


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

More than 400 people, from all fields of long term care provision, attended the Care Awards ’99 presentation evening held at the London Metropole Hilton on Saturday, November 13. The glittering awards ceremony was hosted by former Liverpool and England footballer Emlyn Hughes OBE who, with the sponsors of the 10 categories, presented the winners with their awards. Winners, finalists, their supporters and other guests came from around the country to be at the awards night. Last year’s Carer ’99 winner, Pat Guest and her husband Alan, travelled from Skipton in North Yorkshire to share the excitement of this year’s finalists. Mrs Guest was also one of the judges for this year’s Carer award category. Similarly, Dawn McGuire, one of the four finalists in the Carer category, travelled from Angus in Scotland to be a part of Care Awards ’99. Following the awards presentations a charity casino was held with proceeds going to the Alzheimer’s Society. Mary Cooper, of the Taymer nursing home in Bedford, had the most luck





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