Aldingbourne career wins county award

A CARER who goes ‘over and above’ has been recognised at a county-wide award ceremony.

Martha Pusey, from the Aldingbourne Trust, won the Dementia Care Award at the West Sussex Annual Care Awards.

Sponsored by West Sussex County Council and independent care providers, the awards were organised by the West Sussex Forum Training Board with winners in eight care categories.

Director of adults’ services Amanda Rogers said: “These eight winners represent some of the very best care givers in the independent sector.

“They have set a marker for others to aspire to.”

The full list of winners was:

Ancillary Worker Award: Mathew Devassy (Sussex Health Care)

Individual Student Achievement Award: Lorraine Ede (Rosedale residential care home)

Dementia Care Award: Martha Pusey: (Aldingbourne Trust)

‘End of Life’ Care Award: Sarah Mack (Valerie Manor)

Lifelong Learner Award: John Carlyle (Brooker Care)

The Chair’s Award for Endeavour: Andrew Brown (Valerie Manor)

The Young Care Worker Award: Gemma Fielder (Valerie Manor)

Excellence Award (Provider Service): Sussex Grange