Crewe care home worker wins regional awardThe Clinical Lead at HC-One’s Hollymere House care home, in Haslington, has won a regional award for her dedication to her role, having worked at the home for a huge 21 years. Colleagues are helping her to celebrate the wonderful achievement. 

Nova Belen, has won an award for her outstanding contribution at the Cheshire East Adults and Children’s Safeguarding and Dignity Awards. She was nominated by a Relative for how she managed her mum’s end of life care and consistently receives good praise from Relatives and Colleagues.

Nova has an incredibly vibrant personality and is so kind and passionate. She communicates s effectively with the team, with Residents and with Relatives. 

She is an incredible ambassador for care home nursing. As such, she is always looking to get younger people interested in nursing. Many young Carers and Nurses look up to her.

Nova is, “Really, really proud” of herself and joked that she would like to laminate her certificate and wear it as a necklace!

Robert Wheatley, Area Director commented, “Throughout her career at HC-One, Nova has been instrumental in supporting Residents to lead their best lives and it is inspiring to see how fulfilled our Residents are.”

“Nova has so many positive attributes that have shown her to be an outstanding nurse and I couldn’t be prouder to have her guiding the clinical team at Hollymere House.”