Lincoln Housekeeping Assistant shortlisted for Rising Star Award at the Lincolnshire Care AwardsBeverly Wilkinson, Housekeeping Assistant at HC-One’s Altham Court care home in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, a 46-bed residential and nursing care home, has been shortlisted for The Rising Star Award Category at the Lincolnshire Care Awards.

The nomination for the award is in recognition of her hard work and kind care shown to Residents, Relatives and Colleagues as well as the dedication and passion Beverley shows every day to ensure the people she supports receive the best quality care.

The highly esteemed awards recognise those individuals who have worked hard to deliver the best industry practice, leadership, innovation, adaptability, dedication and shown the kindest and best quality of care to Residents, Relatives and Colleagues. The finalists have been selected due to demonstrating that they go above and beyond their duties to deliver excellence in social care.  

Beverly started working at Altham Court Care Home as part of the Housekeeping Team in 2021 following a long career in catering. Beverly has fitted well into the team at the home, she is not afraid to join in and have a laugh with the Residents and Colleagues. Beverly will often join in with the Sunday morning coffee mornings at the home, demonstrating an understanding of individuals abilities and encouraging everyone to participate. In July 2022, Beverly made the decision to train to work as a Carer in her own personal time. Beverly now works at the home one day a week as a Carer, drawing on her own personal life experiences to care for others and supports new Colleagues in their roles as a Carer.  

Anna Livsey, Home Manager at Altham Court Care Home who nominated both Dawn and Beverly for the awards, commented: 
“I am extremely proud of both Dawn and Beverly on being selected as finalists in their respective categories at the 2022 Lincolnshire Care Awards. Being selected as finalists at these awards is a huge honour and recognises the dedication, talent, achievements and outstanding accomplishments of Dawn and Beverly.”

There are 12 different award categories at the 2022 Lincolnshire Care Awards which are hosted by the Lincolnshire Care Association. The award winners will be announced at a Gala Award Evening on Thursday 30th March 2023 at The Doubletree by Hilton, in Lincoln. 

Commenting on her nomination, Beverley said: 
“I am thrilled to be nominated for this award and I am very much looking forward to the announcement in March!”