Through our innovative approaches to care, we have been recognised through numerous awards, including The Great British Care Awards (Innovator, Trainer, Best Care Coordinator) and Mayor award for ‘Best Business Contribution to the Community’. We are Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence; and achieved ‘Investors in People’ recognition.
2019 Great London Care Awards
Frontline Leader and the Best Care Assessor awards
On 16th Nov 2019, Chosen Care Group won two awards at the Great British Care Awards 2019. Two of our staff members recently received the Frontline Leader Award and the Best Care Assessor awards at the Great London Care Awards 2019.
Toni Bayliss won the Frontline Leader Award for her leadership qualities, commitment in promoting Independence, dignity, and choices of the clients.
Swathi Sudhakar won the Best Care Assessor Award for her holistic approach in assessing the client needs and working together to achieve the targeted outcomes, Swathi always encourage each person to achieve as much independence as possible, based upon their individual circumstances, skillset and abilities.
These awards demonstrate our dedication to providing the best care possible for the people we look after. We put huge value on innovations that help our carers to be more satisfied with their jobs, which ultimately translates into better care for those we support.
We hope you’ll join us in congratulating Toni and Swathi!
Photo: (From left) Award Winner - Swathi Sudhakar, Compere - Steve Walls, Chairman, Chosen Care Group – Bala, and COO, Chosen Care Group - Gracy Metilda - received on behalf of Toni
2019 Mayors Community Award
Best Business Contribution to the Community Award
Gracy Metilda, Chief Operating Officer won ‘Best Business Contribution to the Community’ award from the Mayor. The award in reorganisation and celebration of the achievement of Chosen Care Group delivering more than 1,000,000 care hours for the people in need supporting to live their lives independently which made a real difference to the lives of our residents.
2018 Great British Care Awards
Best Trainer Award - Regional & National
Sangita Maharjan won the Regional and National Best Trainer Award for her Incredible enthusiasm and determination in identifying training and development needs of staffs
She embraces individual learning plans for care staff and created practical templates for recording and monitoring care staff progress. Always on the quest for better and more effective ways to implement the learner–centred instruction so as the empower care staff to be independent and lifelong learner.
Sangita support the learners to overcome from that fear and challenge themselves to build up self-esteem and confidence to provide safe, effective, caring, and responsive service in the community.
She regularly assess her effectiveness to infuse innovative and creative strategies thus ensuring that all our care staff succeed and progress.
Her philosophy “Spend the necessary time it takes to build right relationships with the care staffs and work along with multidisciplinary professionals to provide required trainings”
2018 Mayors Community Award
Best Business Contribution to the Community Award
Chosen Care received the mayor award as we have successfully created 1000 Jobs locally, predominantly helping the local Individuals who are on Jobseekers allowance to be in employment, also enabled 450 newcomers to progress onto jobs and progress their career to higher qualifications through Chosen Care’s Skills Support Scheme.
2017 Great British Care Awards
Care Innovator Award and Best Care Coordinator Award
Sheela Antony won the Care Innovator Award for her idea to organise the way that domiciliary care is structured – to the benefit of both carers and those they support, allowing for carers to work together, reducing lone working. Sheela created a network of local teams who are able to work together, giving a consistent care approach to those they support and enabling a better work life balance for staff. Her pilot study “Dutch Care Model”, later named as “Compatible Scheduling”, ran from January 2017 and has given excellent results including reduced staff turnover, improved team work, increased their knowledge about service users and enabled chosen care to deliver the highest quality care.
Other benefits noted included:
Care Workers Satisfaction
Reduced travel time
Improved levels of continuity of care
Home Coordinator Award – Surya Shrestha was recognised for his dedication to the care sector and ensuring person centred care is delivered at all times.
The Great London Care Awards are part of the Great British Care Awards, a series of 9 regional awards celebrating excellence across the care sector. The purpose of the awards is to promote best practice within both home care and care homes sectors, and pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work. Winners of the Great London Care Awards will go through to the national Great British Care Awards final at Birmingham’s ICC in Spring 2018.
Bala, at Chosen Care Group, said:
“I would like to personally congratulate Sheela and Surya for their awards – they are very much deserved. An essential part of providing good care is ensuring you retain the best members of your team – it’s all about them. So as a company, we put huge value on innovations that help our carers to be more satisfied with their jobs – ultimately that translates into better care for those we support.”