Care Awards finalist gains two further commendations


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

Three carers and the proprietor at a residential care home in Dorset have all been highly commended in two different national awards. Annie Sinnott, proprietor of The Old Vicarage care home in Leigh, Sherborne was a highly commended finalist in the Independent Care Operator category of Care Awards 2001, organised by Caring Times. Carers Kirsty House, Louise Turner and Emma Wills were also each highly commended in the Carer for Older People Awards 2001 organised by Care Choices. All three hold senior positions at the care home as key workers. The Old Vicarage has recently begun a popular scheme which provides staff with the opportunity to use computers for private use, including free internet access. “It is a real benefit to be able to use the internet for my training research, and also to visit sites that interest me,” said one staff member. Annie Sinnott said The Old Vicarage was the first care home in Dorset to achieve “Investors in People” status more than eight years ago.





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