County Durham Home Manager shortlisted for Care Home Manager AwardJill Carr, registered Home Manager of HC-One’s Lothian House care home in Spennymoor and Tenlands care home in Ferryhill has been shortlisted as a finalist at the prestigious National Care Awards 2021.

Jill is one of three HC-One finalists shortlisted in the National Care Awards 2021 across a variety of award categories. The finalists were carefully chosen in recognition of their hard work, kind care shown to Residents, Relatives and Colleagues as well as the dedication and passion they demonstrate in their job roles. 

Shortlisted for the Care Home Manager category, Jill is an innovative leader who runs two HC-One care homes in County Durham, both of which have ‘Outstanding’ ratings from the sector’s regulating body, Care Quality Commission. 

Having joined HC-One back in 2004, Jill has dedicated herself to the continuous improvement of the services provided by the care homes she supports and has mentored her Colleagues throughout their careers.  
Jill was nominated for the Care Home Manager Award by Senior Area Director, Lynn Lant, who said: 

 “I am delighted to hear that Jill has been shortlisted for this award, she truly is a shining example of a committed and supportive leader. 

“At HC-One we are dedicated to achieving our aim of being the care provider of choice for those looking for the very best care and support, and employer of choice for the best, most professional, and kindest care staff in the communities in which we are proud to serve.”

Hearing of the news of her being shortlisted as a finalist Jill Carr, General Site Manager at Lothian House and Tenlands Care Home, said:

"I am so honoured to be shortlisted for this award, it's a pleasure to work with two amazing care teams filled with dedicated, like-minded individuals. I would like to thank everyone for their support with this award and I look forward to seeing the results later this year."

The National Care Awards 2021 marks 23 years of celebrating the very best people working in the care sector and those who go above and beyond to provide consistent exceptional care. The National Care Awards ceremony will take place on Friday 19th November 2021 at the Hilton London Metropole hotel.