Outstanding and hardworking care worker in Deddington shortlisted for a national award

Residents describe Nicola Hutchings as polite, attentive with gentle and warm approach

By Philip Hibble
Thursday, 29th October 2020, 12:09 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th October 2020, 12:12 pm
Nicola Hutchings and resident Geoffrey Hillman.
Nicola Hutchings and resident Geoffrey Hillman.

An outstanding and hardworking care worker in Deddington has been shortlisted for a national award.

Nicola Hutchings, care worker at Featherton House care home in Chapel Square, has been nominated for the Care Home Worker award in the prestigious Great British Care Awards.

The annual awards are a celebration of excellence across the care sector and the purpose of the awards is to pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding practice within their field of work.

The residents at Featherton House agreed that Nicola was worthy of the nomination, with comments including, ‘she is always polite and attentive to any requests I might have’ and ‘she has a gentle and warm approach’.

Agi Rygala, home manager at Featherton House care home, said: “This nomination is a testament to the hard work, care and dedication shown by Nicola. At Featherton House, we are like one big family and each day I am very grateful for my team and the exceptional care they give to our residents.

“Nicola should be very proud to be nominated and though I wish her the best of luck for the national final, she’s a winner to me.”