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The Care and Support West Awards 2023: Honouring Excellence in Delivering Care

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On the 3rd of November, we attended the annual Care and Support Awards ceremony to celebrate the outstanding achievements in health and social care practices. This special event in the South West sector brings together professionals, caregivers, and organisations who share the same mission- transforming healthcare for the better.

Celebrating Commitment, Compassion and Excellence in Care

Humble beyond words, we feel thrilled to share that we had finalists in the top 3 among 20,000 other health and social care professionals from the Southwest care sector, nominated in their respective fields of nursing, personal assistance (support work), and management, including:

  1. Registered Manager of the Year- Chantelle Lawton
  2. Personal Assistant of the Year- Emmanuel Akpan-Isie
  3. Personal Assistant of the Year – Samuel Sey
  4. Nurse of the Year – Jenny Abrahams

It was a night to remember for the Catalyst Care Group family, and two of our nominated finalists won prestigious awards within their fields of expertise for the first time in our journey.

Therefore, we want to congratulate our colleagues from Leaf Complex Care, Chantelle Lawton and Emmanuel Akpan-Isie, for being honoured as Supported Living Manager of the Year and Personal Assistant of the Year.

We also want to congratulate our colleagues Samuel Sey and Jenny Abrahams. Your honest commitment and love for people leave a life-changing impact and we are proud that you are a part of our Family.

Moments of Gratitude, Unity, and Care

The Care and Support West Awards are not just about honouring individual accomplishments. It symbolises regional excellence in care and unity of the care sector. It’s an opportunity where people can celebrate each other’s achievements and join together on a journey of continuous progress and reshaping the health and social care sector.

As an organisation, we have been committed to providing excellence in care since the first day of our journey. As a family, we are incredibly proud to have received these nominations and awards. It showcases the hard work and commitment of our team members and inspires us to continue our mission of delivering exceptional care and support.

The ‘Personal Assistant of the Year’ award was a significant milestone for Emmanuel Akpan-Isie, whose profound dedication and passion for helping people is an inspiration for the care community.

‘I really focus on being empathetic towards the people we serve and care for what they’ve been through. The positive results are encouraging me more in delivering the right care.’ – Emmanuel Akpan-Isie, Support Worker at Leaf Complex Care

Chantelle Lawton’s win as Supported Living Manager of the Year reflects her exceptional leadership skills and commitment to delivering outstanding care in one of our brands, Leaf Complex Care.

‘I really want to continue making an impact on people’s lives by being dedicated to making a difference. Looking for that change, breathing humanising care and being so committed to what we can bring, for myself and the provider of care, and the future aspirations for the people we support.’ – Chantelle Lawton, Registered Manager at Leaf Complex Care, Somerset

It was a privilege to spend time with these outstanding individuals who are transforming the healthcare industry for the better. Being among such exceptional people is an honour.

Thank you, Care & Support West, for this acknowledgement!

Transforming lives

Transforming care for the better