12 Jan 2024

Walfinch Harrow And Brent Wins Great British Care Award

Vaibhavi Patel, Carer at Walfinch home Care Harrow and Brent has won the London Palliative/End of Life Care Award at the Great British Care Awards held at the Hilton Bankside London recently.

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The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout the UK and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector.  The awards pay tribute to those who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work.
Palliative/End of Life Care Award is given to the person who demonstrates how special and professional they have to be to be able to support someone who is at the end of their life. They need to explain the training they have had to take on this role and how important dignity and respect is at this time. They also have explained how they can support the family and friends during this difficult time.
No less than four members of the Walfinch Harrow and Brent team were chosen as finalists for various categories at London Region of the Great British Care awards including:

  • Vaibhavi Patel, Palliative/End of Life Care Award
  • Ansh Patel, Home Care Worker Award
  • Rima Khullar, Putting People First Award
  • Shilpi Verma, a finalist in the Home Care Registered Manager Award

Shilpi Verma, who is also the franchisee Managing Director of Walfinch Harrow and Brent, said: “To be nominated for four awards was incredible and then for Vaibhavi to win the Palliative/End of Life Care Award was amazing and a true reflection of the care and diligence Vaibhavi brings to the care role.  Vaibhavi makes a positive difference to the lives of so many, ensuring they have dignity and respect and are as comfortable and supported as possible in the final chapters of their lives.  She sees it as a privilegeto be able to care for people and it is wonderful her hard work has been recognised in this way.  We are immensely proud of her achievement.”
Walfinch home care Harrow and Brent has a team of 55 carers and offers a range of person-centred care services from elder care to companionship care to more complex care.

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