Epsom care home celebrates national award win

Epsom care home celebrates national award win

A care home in Epsomis celebrating after it was recognised at a national awards ceremony.

The Residential Care Services (RCS) Stars awardsrecognise individual and team excellence at more than 100 care homes nationwideacross Care UK’s RCS division.

Shona Bradbury, home manager at Appleby House on LongmeadRoad, beat off stiff competition to win the Outstanding Leadership award, oneof 22 awards handed out during the ceremony.

Shona picked up the prize due her passion fordementia care. She encourages her team to think outside the box and they havepraised her boundless energy, creativity and good sense of humour. She has createdan inclusive environment where both residents and colleagues thrive.

Shona has transformed the approach to care forresidents living with dementia at Appleby House, with art therapy sessions,intergenerational partnerships with local community groups, gardening projectsand regular live music performances. Her hard work is consistently commended,with Shona recently being announced as Registered Manager of the Year in theSurrey Care Awards, and shortlisted for Dementia Care Manager of the year inthe National Care Awards.

Shona Bradbury said: “TheRCS awards ceremony was a truly inspirational evening – it was brilliant tohear about the compassion and dedication of team members, as well as thepositive impact this has had on residents, enabling them to lead fulfillinglives.

“I really believe there is no limitto what residents or colleagues can achieve, and I encourage everyone atAppleby House to feel the same. I’m overjoyed to have received this award, and amtruly humbled that my colleagues and team see me as an outstanding leader.”

Appleby House has been designed to deliver the very best standards of careto enable residents to live active and fulfilled lives. The home providesresidential dementia care, as well as short term respite care.

To find out more about Appleby House care home, please call please call01372 887 892, or email home manager, Shona Bradbury, at shona.bradbury@careuk.com

For more general information about Appleby House, please visit careuk.com/appleby-house

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