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NVQ Successes in November

We are pleased to announce the following achievments;

o Pauline Zadwirny – Receptionist at Melbourne – completed her NVQ2 in Administration
o Caroline Downing – Receptionist at Park – Completed her NVQ2 in Administration
o Ruth Woodward – Care Assistant at Park – Completed her NVQ3 in Health & Social Care


Posted on 16 Dec 2010
Awards in Abundance
Eastgate Care presented a special award to Eunice Browne in recognition of her long standing service. Eunice was originally employed at Park House as a Staff Nurse 15 years ago and progressed to Care Home Manager, using her special skills of dealing with high dependency nursing residents. Eunice recently moved to become Clinical Lead Nurse at Melbourne house and is seen pictured receiving her large cut glass Waterford crystal vase at the White Swan presentations. Eastgate is pleased to reward employees on a monthly basis, for their commitment to care, with a £100.00 bonus and just recently the following employees were captured receiving their awards.
From left to right; Marilyn Andrew – Training Manager, Pauline Zadwirny – Receptionist at Melbourne House, Michele Whyley – Nurse at Park House, Eunice Browne – Clinical Lead Nurse Melbourne, Sue Clifford - Customer Liaison Manager, Marie Martin (accepting the award on behalf of Lorraine Rose,Activities Coordinator at Alexandra House) Alan Yates – Support Manager.
   
Posted on 20 Sep 2010
Staff Promotions

Promotions achieved to Senior Care Assistants by keen members of staff:

Christine Graham and Zoe Taylor

 

Christine Graham joined Melbourne House as a Carer and soon settled into her work successfully completing her Common Induction Standards  and moving on to do her NVQ Level2 in Health and Social Care. Christine has now commenced her Level 3 qualification and offers commitment and enthusiasm, coupled with a very high standard of work. In addition Christine gets top marks for reliability and hard work and has been nominated for further awards. Watch this space for more news on Christine!

 

Zoe Taylor joined Alexandra House already in possession of her NVQ Levels 2 and 3 and has put her qualifications into good practice by consistently working really hard. Zoe also scores well in the reliability stakes and is keen to develop both personally and professionally.

In addition she is also a Care Ambassador for Nottinghamshire County Council.

 

Well Done to Christine and Zoe for their hard work and achievements

Posted on 12 Aug 2010
New Starters/Birthdays/Retirement and other Staff News
Welcome On Board new starter;
Gurcharan Kaur – Activities Co-ordinator at Melbourne House

July seems to be a much quieter month for Eastgate birthdays, but do all enjoy your special days;

·         Wendy Clayton (Care Asst) the only birthday we know about at Park House!

·         Angela Connolly (Night Carer) at Alex House

·         Gillian Craven (Carer) at Alex House

·         Thelma Francis (Nurse) at Melbourne

·         Mary Prakash (Nurse )at Melbourne

·         Debra Trigg (Carer) at Melbourne


A really special event to listen out for is Liz Fowkes (Carer at Alexandra) she is having twins. We all wish her well with the deliveries and look forward to hearing the news of that event!


The New Staff Handbook is now available – this is designed so each team member has their own copy of the company’s policies and procedures, including expectations too.
It will ensure everyone is ‘singing from the same hymn sheet’!

Coming Soon - Long Service Awards for 1,3,5,7,10,15,20,25,30 years and 30 years plus
Watch this Space – for Team Member of the Month
Financial Support - See posters around all Care Homes
Posted on 02 Jun 2010

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