Care Awards 2000 – some outstanding contenders

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

|At the Care Awards 2000 judging in October, Caring Times editor Geoff Hodgson spoke with some of the finalists.| |Harvey Zemmel – Finalist: Care Marketeer 2000| As managing director of Aegis Residential Care Homes, Harvey Zemmel oversees a portfolio of seven care homes in the north and northwest of England. Aegis was formed three years ago with the purchase of one home in Staffordshire. “As a growing company we have adopted a number of marketing strategies to maintain our occupancy,” Mr Zemmel said. “These include encouraging referrals from our present clients, holding regular events to fund-raise for local charities and strengthening our links with local communities.” |Evelyn Clarke – Finalist: Carer 2000| Before becoming a care assistant, Evelyn Clarke worked in marketing the London Docklands development for 12 years. When her family moved to Bournemouth, she began work in the 54-bed Avon Reach dual registered home operated by Colten Care Ltd. “Being a carer can be very fulfilling if you take the trouble t

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