Turning Point Winner at Care Awards in Hertfordshire

News item posted: 17 March 2017

Turning Point's Learning Disability Services in Hertfordshire attended the HCPA care awards ceremony on Friday 29 November.

Run by the Hertfordshire Care Providers Association the awards 'celebrate the exceptional care that takes place in the county'.

This is the third year the Awards have run and over 400 guests, including the finalists, sponsors and representatives from HCPA's chosen charity of the night, Caudwell Children, joined together on Friday night to announce the winners.

Turning Point was a finalist in two categories, Support Worker of the Year and Best Care Business categories, with Sophia Hawkins, Project Worker at Turning Point in Hertfordshire, winning Support Worker of the Year.

Sophia said; "I've been in the care profession for 8 years and really enjoy supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities and making a difference to their lives. I feel honoured and delighted to have won this award."

Davinder Jhuty, Regional Manager for Turning Point's Learning Disability services in Hertfordshire said; "It was great to join together with others working in the health and social care sector in Hertfordshire to celebrate and promote best practice. We were also joined by two of the people we support in Hertfordshire who thoroughly enjoyed the ceremony. Well done to Sophia and all the other finalists and award winners."

Tendai Temple, Service Manager for Turning Point's Hertfordshire Learning Disability devices said; "I am delighted to see the hard work of our staff recognised in this way. I want to thank all the teams in all our Hertfordshire services for their ongoing dedication to the people we support."