Elsie MacLennan, Larkfield View Manager recognised in Regional Awards Ceremony

November 06, 2017

Elsie MacLennan, Home Manager at Larkfield View Care Home in Greenock, has been crowned Care Home Registered Manager of the Year for the North West region in the Great British Care Awards 2017, and is through to the 2018 National Finals.

Friday 3rd November saw over 300 of the very best in social care attend a glittering awards ceremony at The Mercure Hotel, Manchester for the finals of the Great North West Care Awards, where category winners were announced. The purpose of the awards is to promote best practice within both home care and care home sectors, and to pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work.

Elsie was nominated by employees at Holmes Care Group head office, who praised her for her continued hard work and dedication to everyone who resides in the home. Triumphing six other finalists, Elsie was able to demonstrate high-quality, person-centred care and support to residents and their families, placing them and her workforce at the heart of everything that she says and does.

Elsie was able to evidence to the judges that she inspires her staff to provide the highest quality of care, to achieve positive outcomes for residents and their families; clearly making a difference to their well-being and day to day lives.

Manager of Larkfield View, Elsie MacLennan comments “I am absolutely over the moon to have won such a prestigious regional award, and feel honoured to have been recognised for my contribution to the home over the past 5 years. The standard at these awards is extremely high, so it really is such an achievement to be crowned a winner.’

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