A NURSE who launched a care enterprise along with her husband has been honoured with two awards on the Great British Care Awards nearby finals.
Fiona and John Leggott, from Northallerton, installation Blossom House Care Ltd in 2015 to assist elderly humans live unbiased lives of their personal houses for so long as feasible.
Since then the commercial enterprise has flourished and now employs over 60 staff in two locations, Northallerton and Tadcaster, visiting customers who’re, more often than not, rurally based totally.
The Outstanding Contribution to Social Care Award become presented to the character who, in the decide’s opinion, had made a protracted-time period terrific contribution to social care.
Mrs Leggott’s contribution became confirmed in her commitment to the social care industry, her passion for high standards of care and co-founding Blossom Home Care at the same time as nonetheless operating as a exercise nurse and sometimes paintings bank shifts in nearby hospitals.
She said: “I am in reality proud to have been acknowledged in this manner and would love to mention thanks to all people that supports us, our managers and carers and those that use our provider.”
“Our customers, many of them in outlying farming regions of the county, depend on seeing our carers for at the least 50 mins per go to and we will now not reduce our commitment to them in an effort to stretch our assets” introduced Fiona.
It become an Award Winning nighttime for Blossom Home Care who, as well as winning the Outstanding Contribution Award, also won the Palliative Carer Award offered to the crew who nice established their being concerned aid to someone who’s on the end of their existence.
The Blossom Team have been also nominated for some of different awards at the night which was held at the Gosforth Park Hotel in Newcastle. One of a series of regional occasions held for the duration of the United Kingdom The Great British Care Awards and are a party of excellence across the care region. Blossom Home Care are in reality celebrating choosing up their Regional Awards and, as a result, being shortlisted for the countrywide awards that take region in Birmingham in March 2020.