Naomi Daglish, from Woodstock Care Home has been named the Activity Coordinator of the Year at The Great British Care Awards. This prestigious Award recognises unwavering commitment, passion and drive towards providing exceptional care to the elderly.
Naomi wowed the judges with her amazing passion and forward thinking towards her residents and the home – she has outstanding commitment, drive and passion and is a worthy winner of this award.
Naomi joined Woodstock Care Home eight years ago and has been in the Activities role for five years. As a Wellbeing Coordinator, she has made it her personal mission to challenge the stigma surrounding dementia and care homes and to improve the lives of as many individuals as possible.
Naomi’s passion and forward-thinking ideas impressed the judges at the regional Great British Care Awards, where she was a finalist every year since 2019. In 2022, she won the award for Outstanding Wellbeing Coordinator in the region, and now in 2023, she has been crowned the National Winner.
“I am in a state of shock and overwhelmed with pride to have been judged the best in the UK,” said Naomi. “I wouldn’t be where I am today without the support, I have received from the management team and especially The Head of Dementia, who is a source of unwavering support, motivation and inspiration.”
The Judges at the National Final were impressed by Naomi’s exceptional commitment, drive, and passion towards her residents and the care home. The Judges said “Naomi wowed the judges with her amazing passion and forward thinking towards her residents and the home – she has outstanding commitment, drive and passion and is a worthy winner of this award.”
George Dewis, Head of Dementia and Wellbeing at Advinia said: “At Woodstock Care Home, we are extremely proud of Naomi’s achievement, and we would like to congratulate her on this well-deserved award. Her dedication to our residents is an inspiration to all of us and we are honoured to have her on our team.”