• Oxfordshire Employee Awards
  • Oxfordshire Employee Awards
  • CEO Dan Hayes presenting at the Oxfordshire Employee Awards

The shining stars of care homes across the county have been celebrated at The Orders of St John Care Trust’s annual Employee Awards, held Wednesday 9 May in The Randolph Hotel, Oxford.

Winners across 12 categories including ‘Young Carer of the Year’ and ‘Unsung Hero’ were recognised for their outstanding contribution to the homes they work in, from the 29 homes run by the not-for-profit care home provider across Oxfordshire.  (12 ECH Schemes, 17 Homes)

The awards were presented by Millie Wentworth-Stanley, Deputy Chair for The Orders of St John Care Trust.

Dan Hayes, Chief Executive of The Orders of St John Care Trust, said: ‘I am constantly blown away by the hard work and dedication of our colleagues, who are committed to enhancing the lives of those who call our residences home. Celebrating employees who have gone above and beyond is one of the highlights of the year for me, and once again our colleagues in Oxfordshire have shone. A big congratulations to all of our well-deserved winners.’

Please find below a complete list of The Orders of St John Care Trust Employee Winners 2018 (Oxfordshire):

Young Carer of the Year – Amber Henshaw, Madley Park House, Witney
Carer of the Year - Kathy Farley, Larkrise Care Centre, Banbury
Leader of the Year - Emily Gledhill, Langford View, Bicester
ECH (Extra Care Housing) Leader of the Year – Kayleigh Cross, The Paddocks, Chipping Norton
Unsung Hero – Richard Blaine, Spencer Court, Woodstock
ECH Unsung Hero – Michael Welsh, Oxlip House, Bury St Edmunds
Newcomer of the Year – Dion Webster, Stirlings Care Home, Wantage
ECH Newcomer of the Year – Maria Cruz, Erdington House, Yarnton
Hospitality Award – Samantha Aspin, Meadowcroft, Thame
Volunteer of the Year – Lucy Haggie, Madley Park House, Witney
Activity Coordinator of the Year – Beverley Cotton, Langford View, Bicester
Office (Homes) Employee of the Year – Iain Urquhart, Westgate House, Wallingford