Working in Health and Social Care | Celebrating Our Superheroes

10 May, 2022  ·  Less than a minute read

Last month, we celebrated a fantastic group of superheroes: our incredible workforce!


Working in health and social care was, at times, challenging throughout the course of the pandemic, and we’re extremely proud of how well they all coped.


To recognise the amazing staff across our CHD Living services, we hosted an internal awards ceremony, honouring the hard work and dedication they’ve each shown over the past two years.


In this blog, we’re sharing details of the exclusive event:

Working in Health and Social Care: Our Superhero Awards

Working in Health and Social Care: Why We Hosted the Awards

Over the past two years, the care industry as a whole has faced some of its most challenging times ever. Our teams went above and beyond in their roles, helping to protect each other and our residents. Each member of our team has shown unrivalled resilience and strength of character.


Our teams not only supported our service users with their health and wellbeing, but also provided companionship for them. They helped them stay connected throughout the course of the pandemic, reducing the impact on our residents’ mental health.


About the Superhero Awards

The awards ceremony was the perfect way to not only say thank you, but to finally be able to come together as a team. We celebrated without restrictions, and created many wonderful memories.


Our CHD teams nominated their colleagues in each category, which led us to our deserving finalists. Our senior management team then chose the winners. These included (but were certainly not limited to) our Wellbeing Coordinator of the Year, Karen Roberts, our Healthcare Worker of the Year, Grace Dappa and our Adopt a Grandparent Champion of the Year, Heidi Bradbury. Our Care at Home Service of the Year went to Nicole Fitzsimons and team North, whilst our Training Staff Member of the Year was Daniel Ionescu, and our overall Service of the Year went to our Brownscombe Residences.
Working in Health and Social Care: Group Photo of Our Superheroes

Working in Health and Social Care: Our CHD Superheroes

The talented Ian Renshaw is a London-based performance and visual artist. He hosted the awards as Ms. Caera Lott, alongside politician and TV personality, Ann Widdecombe. The pair announced our deserving winners, before making a heart-warming speech to applaud our care home workers.


Our CHD Living founder and CEO, Liaket Hasham, said: “It’s no secret that these past couple of years have been particularly challenging for the care sector. We're both grateful and humbled by our incredible workforce. They've displayed resilience, patience, compassion and understanding in the face of such hardship. Because of this, we considered it fundamental to pay homage to our unsung heroes, and reward those who've gone above and beyond.


"Care workers forged new friendships from across our different sites as they came together to celebrate. All in all, it was a very special evening, and we cannot thank our superheroes enough for all the work they have done, and continue to do, at CHD Living.”


We’d like to say a big thank you and well done to all of our CHD teams for their incredible strength and hardwork, and congratulations to our CHD Superhero Award winners.


If you’re interested in working in health and social care, please contact a member of our team for details of our current vacancies.


Alternatively, why not read our previous blog to discover the importance of a positive working environment?


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