Wilmslow home care assistant commended for dementia care during COVID-19

Monday, 13th December 2021

A carer from Carefound Home Care in Wilmslow has been recognised for her ‘invention and innovation’ at the Great British Care Awards in Manchester.

Amanda Burke from Carefound Home Care in Wilmslow with her award from the Great British Care Awards

The Great British Care Awards pay tribute to individuals from across the UK who have shown outstanding excellence in health and social care over the last year.

The North West regional finals for the awards were recently held at the Kimpton Hotel in Manchester where Amanda Burke from Carefound Home Care in Wilmslow received the highly commended award in the Dementia Carer category.

Speaking about Amanda’s award the judging panel said:

“Amanda has demonstrated invention and innovation that enables her to give compassionate quality care and meets the diverse needs of her clients.”

Amanda, a Senior Care Assistant at Carefound Home Care in Wilmslow, said:

“I feel very privileged to have been recognised as highly commended at the Great British Care Awards for the support I provide to my clients living with dementia. It has been fantastic to be able to put the specialist dementia care training in the SPECAL method we receive into practice.”

Katie Brennan, Registered Branch Manager at Carefound Home Care in Wilmslow, said:

“Our home care team in Wilmslow are amazing and the care and support they have provided during the COVID-19 pandemic has remained outstanding. I am so proud of each and every one of them.”

“Amanda is a Senior Care Assistant in our team and she thoroughly deserves this recognition. She consistently demonstrates excellence in supporting her clients living with dementia and always sets a fantastic example for others to follow.”

Carefound Home Care is currently recruiting care assistants in Wilmslow, Alderley Edge, Cheadle, Knutsford and Macclesfield and live-in carers across Cheshire.

If you think you could change people’s lives like Amanda you can join their team by calling 01625 326471 or visiting www.carefound.co.uk/cheshire.

You don’t need experience, just a desire to make a difference, and Carefound Home Care will give you all the skills and knowledge you need!