Home Manager Doreen and Volunteer Helen at Monkscroft Care Centre, awarded prestigious medals for services to the care sector
Doreen Paisley, Home Manager, and Helen Wolfendale, Volunteer, at Monkscroft Care Centre, in Cheltenham have been awarded medals by the British Association of the Order of Malta (BASMOM) in recognition of their exceptional service given to the field of social care. The Order of Malta is one OSJCT's two sponsoring orders.
Doreen who has worked for OSJCT for over two years received a BASMOM Campaign Medal, introduced to recognise service during the Covid-19 pandemic. Helen received a Bronze Medal of Merit in recognition of her support for the Trust.
Doreen said: “The Campaign Medal was awarded as an express of gratitude to those who provided assistance in emergency situation and to give a tangible sign of the special contribution. As a team at Monkscroft we all worked very hard over the Covid 19 pandemic and therefore I gracefully share this medal with all the staff members and volunteers at Monkscroft Care Centre. Thank you all.”
“My congratulations also goes to our volunteer Helen Wolfendale who was awarded a Bronze Medal of Merit in recognition of all her support for OSJCT.”
BASMOM medals are awarded annually a special ceremony held at The Brompton Oratory, London, on 24 June, St John’s Day. This year, 51 OSJCT employees and volunteers were awarded medals.