Stories from Real People, in Real Positions
Below are stories from individuals who are working in the care home sector, describing the rewards they enjoy from what they do.
Thornhill pair worked hard for management qualifications
Two care home workers, Ligi Malayil and Hanaa Akash, who work at Thornhill care home in Huddersfield, have both completed higher apprenticeships, studying for the degree-equivalent qualifications while holding down full-time jobs.
Ruth – super carer at Park House
Ruth Woodward is from Bulwell, Nottingham and has worked for Eastgate Care, at Park House, for more than 20 years, completing all her care training with the company.
Dr Nadia Correia’s Story
Nadia worked at the nursing home, near Dorking in Surrey, for about eight months, becoming a team leader within just two months. She worked all the hours she could, including 14-hour shifts and sometimes working six days a week.
Jozi Stables’ story
Jozi Stables’ story is one of hard work and dedication. She progressed from doing dishes in a care home kitchen to becoming one of the youngest care home manager at Balhousie Care Group, at the age of only 27.