Norfolk Care Awards celebrate the heroes in the region

Norfolk Care Awards 2015, all the winners repressed at the end of the event.Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norfolk Care Awards 2015, all the winners repressed at the end of the event.Picture by SIMON FINLAY. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

The best of Norfolk care was celebrated at an awards ceremony attended by over 300 people.

The second Norfolk Care Awards saw some of the most deserving receive recognition for the hard work and dedication they demonstrate every day while delivering care and support to the people in the region.

The awards aimed to demonstrate a wealth of dedication, inspiration and innovation.

Sprowston Manor hosted the celebration and guests were welcomed with a champagne reception.

People who attended included, Norman Lamb, Minster of State for Care and Support, David Prior, chair of Care Quality Commission, Martin Green, CEO of Care England, Dennis Bacon, chair of Norfolk Independent Care, Harold Bodmer, Director of Community Services at Norfolk County Council, Michael Scott, CEO of Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Andrea Sutcliffe, chief inspector of adult social care, Care Quality Commission.

Chris Carter, Home Instead said: 'I'm absolutely delighted to be collecting this award on behalf of all the amazing, kind, generous people that I work with. People can live well with dementia, there is always hope.'

Lady Joyce Hopwood who won the Outstanding Achievement Award said: 'I've just done what seemed to be there to do, that's as much as anyone can do.'

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NorseCare also celebrated success last Thursday night.

NorseCare's Managing Director Karen Knight said: 'Receiving recognition for the hard work that all our homes and schemes do every single day and night is fantastic. I'm really proud of them for what they have achieved and we're delighted that their efforts have been recognised at these awards.'

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