We recognise that the excellence in every area of our service stems from our dedicated team. Every year, we celebrate the fantastic work they do with our annual Star Awards. Candidates for these awards are voted for by fellow colleagues, our residents and their families.

“Since we opened Green Tree Court, our aim was to provide a residential care home with luxury living and the best clinical expertise. In my opinion, what makes us stand out is the dedication of our teams, across all departments. I am extremely proud of the environment that we have all created together”

– Michelle Gorringe, RN and founder of Green Tree Court.

This year’s winners were as follows…

The ‘5 years of service’ award

To celebrate 5 years of continued service at Green Tree Court. The winners are:

Tim Ware

Jon Wartnaby

Vicky Bond

Hannah Fahy

Sabesteena John

Sue Lapka

Wendy Lee

Samantha Marks

Karen Mcleod

Denise Comer

David Barenskie 

We’re proud to say that 11 staff reached 5 years of service with us! In an industry that traditionally has a high turnover of staff, this is a testament to the fantastic and supportive environment that we have created and the rewarding work that they do.

The ‘Dignity in care’ award

To us, ensuring the preferences of our residents are met is paramount. This award celebrates individuals who champion the independence, choice and dignity of the residents in our care. This year’s winner is:

Jon Cordy

Congratulations, Jon!

The ‘Joy of life’ award

The ‘Joy of life’ award commends our staff who contribute a great deal to the day-to-day joy of our residents and our luxury living environment. This year, we’re delighted to announce the winner is:

Maria Squires

Thank you for all of your hard work, Maria!

The ‘Excellence in dementia care’ award

Our team deliver the highest standard of dementia care to our residents. From the design of our building to the activities we run, everything we do is designed to enrich the lives of our residents with dementia. The winner of this award has demonstrated the skills, sensitivity and compassion in their care of our residents. The winner is…

Rachel Brealy

The ‘Above and beyond’ award

The ‘Above and beyond’ award celebrates our staff who go that extra mile every day and uphold excellent team values. This year’s winner is:

Sue Corby

Great job, Sue!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote and congratulations to this year’s winners.