Narain Ramtohul, who joined Hinton Grange, Bullen Close, in 1997 as a registered mental health nurse, has won a national caregivers award.
The Shining Star Awards were created to give residents, relatives and visitors of Care UK’s residential homes and day centres the chance to say well done to those who care for their loved ones.
Helen Gidlow, the Operational Director in charge of the home, said: ‘We are very lucky to have Rammy with us. He is a very skilful and dedicated mental health nurse who, through his many years of experience, is able to ensure that the needs of our residents are met effectively in a manner which respects their individuality.
‘He is also generous in sharing his skills, training staff in-house to meet the highest standards in care. This enables his colleagues to benefit from his years of experience and training.’
Narain was one of only 10 Shining Stars nationwide.
At a special day of celebration, presentations were also made to staff who have completed 10 years service. Jayne Murphy, Charles Gray, Valerie Sadler, Joy Sparham, Eileen Bisset and Narain Ramtohul,
The final celebration of the day was for resident Mrs Mary Bevan and her husband Professor Hugh Bevan who reached their diamond wedding anniversary.
Councillor Geoff Heathcock, a long time supporter of the home, made a presentation to the couple.