BUPA rewards staff with holidays and grand draw

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

BUPA Care Services has rewarded 20 staff members with holidays each worth £2,500 in a prize draw, and eight care home managers are fulfilling their ambitions as winners of a “Wishes Come True” competition. Managing director Mark Ellerby said the last year had been a successful one, achieving a good financial result with increases in both employee and customer satisfaction. “We wanted to show how much we value what our people do,” Mr Ellerby said. “BUPA Care Services employs about 28,000 people including carers, nurses, maintenance and hotel services staff, administrative and management staff in over 250 sites around the UK. Our people do a fantastic job, sometimes under difficult circumstances in a low paid sector where there can be a high level of staff turnover and retention of staff is an important issue. Human resources director Julia Hurst said the prize draw and competition had been very well received. All care home managers were asked what their greatest wish would be and a panel selected the best one

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