31 July 2019

Huntercombe award winners at Blackheath

Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre recently celebrated their local Huntercombe Hero awards with an impressive afternoon tea hosted in the centre’s dining room.  The awards were presented by John Huntley, Hospital Director at the centre.  The winners were as follows:

Patient First – Awarded to Christine Nicholls for always putting patients at the forefront of what she does and giving the best possible care.

Towards Excellence – This was awarded to Joanne Taylor for always looking for new ways to further improve the patient experience and for motivating and encouraging her team to do the same.

Accessible – Awarded to Boguslaw Lewandowski who goes the extra mile for patients and staff even though his first language is not English.

Reliability – This was awarded to Theona Madure.  She is always honest and understanding with patients, families and staff and is always open to suggestions, regardless of where and who they are from.

Innovation – Awarded to Kim Brown for her eagerness and passion for continuous learning and innovation.

We understand – This was awarded to Helen Friel for her warm personality, caring attitude towards patients and for the therapeutic relationships she has developed with our patients.

Community hero of the year – Awarded to Viv Hawkins for the number of community outings she has organised for our patients.

We also awarded long-service awards to our colleagues who have been part of the Blackheath team for a number of years.