Success for Surrey in training awards


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

Surrey care homes dominated the Best Employer category at the annual national Skills For Care Accolades held at London1s Café Royal in October. Wray Park care home in Reigate won the “Best Employer of up to 250 Staff” award and Dalmuir House in Oxted came runner-up and highly commended in the same category. The Accolades recognise and reward outstanding achievement in workforce development in the social care sector. Antony Coomb of Wray Park said he was “ecstatic” at winning this year’s awards. In 2004 Wray Park was also one of three finalists and highly commended in Best Employer for Continuing Professional Development category. The home cares for 24 elderly residents including those with dementia, sensory impairment, physical disability and other minor mental disorders. Antony employs more than 25 full time staff. “I am delighted as my team has worked very hard over the last few years and it is due to their efforts and dedication that we have won this award,” said Mr Coomb. “I am proud to support the train





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

Care homes discounted in end of life care

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I am sure that we all want those who we care for to experience ‘a good death’ when the time...

Perhaps I’m ‘app’athetic

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

I’ve got an app in my toolbox that allows me to bang-in nails – I call it a hammer. I’ve...

Fond memories of long distance discomfort

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

The Ford Anglia, the earliest models of which were built in 1939, was a great car for a small family;...