Croydon care provider wins London Care Award


By - Monday 1st February, 2016

Bluebird Care Croydon employee Chelsie Hart was awarded the title of Care Coordinator of the Year at the London Care Awards on Saturday 30th January 2016.


Photo by Bluebird Health Care, used with permission.

Release begins: Bluebird Care Croydon was celebrating the winning of a main award along with a record EIGHT Finalist Awards at the Great London Care Awards – London Awards Evening which was held on Saturday 30th January at the Hilton Bankside Hotel in London.

No company nationally has ever achieved as many finalist awards for this major care awards event, and in addition, Bluebird Care Croydon also picked up an amazing record 8 finalist awards including Employer of the Year for manager Dean Slade.

Chelsie Hart was the WINNER of the Care Coordinator of the Year Award.

Chelsie commented “My role is challenging and rewarding. Communication is the key. I try to ensure that each customer has continuity of care and that our staff wishes are taken into consideration when planning care rotas”

Other awards collected included:

Mandy Sparkes – finalist Registered Home Care Manager, Victoria Adusei – finalist Home Care Worker of the Year, Mary Powell – Finalist for the Dementia Award, Wendy Harman finalist for the Frontline Leaders Award, Anna Cooper -finalist for the Care Newcomer Award, Amanda Edmonds – finalist for the Dignity in Care Award and Dean Slade & Bluebird Care Croydon – finalist for the Employer of the Year award,

This adds to the National Runner-up Dementia Award that Mary Powell received in the Great British Care Awards Final early this year.

We are absolutely thrilled that against tough competition we have an amazing record eight staff who won awards. These awards are great news and I am so pleased for our staff members, it goes to show that there are some great examples of quality home care in the Borough of Croydon” comments Dean Slade, Director of Bluebird Care Croydon.

The Great London Care Awards are part of the Great British Care Awards which celebrate excellence across the social care sector.

Bluebird Care are currently looking for 50 new care workers to join this successful team.

Image by Bluebird Health Care, used with permission.

Bluebird Care was set up in Croydon in May 2010 by local Croydon resident, Dean Slade. Dean who previously worked at Croydon’s University Hospital witnessed first-hand the lack of high quality flexible care in the home services and wanted to give something back to his local community. In little more than 5 years the Croydon office of Bluebird Care is now providing over 50,000 care visits a year.  They employ over 50 local care staff which has provided a great number of new jobs to the Croydon area.

To find out more about Bluebird Care go to www.bluebirdcare.co.uk/croydon

Release ends

Release sender: Bluebird Health Care.

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