Manager selected as finalist in Health & Social Care Awards
"Florence Court is like my second home. The best parts of my job are the family team atmosphere where our residents have such amazing personalities."
Karen joined OSJCT as a Team Leader in 2017 before being promoted to Manager in 2019. She has been nominated for a Wiltshire Health & Social Care Award by her Deputy Domiciliary Care Manager, Angela Tredrea who put Karen forward for managing Florence Court over the last year, during which the Extra Care Housing Scheme remained free of COVID-19 cases.
Karen said: “Florence Court is like my second home. The best parts of my job are the family team atmosphere where our residents have such amazing personalities. I enjoy being in a position where I can help people feel alive and full of purpose. Each day offers interactions with difference generations and their experiences.”
In its 2020 CQC assessment, Florence Court has been rated ‘Good’ overall with ‘Outstanding’ for responsiveness. Karen said: “Our CQC report gave the team a great boost, coming at the beginning of the pandemic.”
The winners of the Wiltshire Health & Social Care Awards will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony broadcast live on Facebook page on 27 May.