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Hereford Times Health and Social Care Awards Name the JSU at Lynhales Hall as Finalist

Posted: 28-09-2022

A group of healthcare workers stand together at the entrance of a care home

Lynhales Hall Nursing Home in Lyonshall and Gwen Walford Nursing Home in Hereford have announced they are finalists in the Hereford Times Health and Social Care Awards 2022. The annual awards recognise dedication and innovation in health and social care across Herefordshire.

Operated by Rotherwood Healthcare, the John Sperry Unit at Lynhales Hall is shortlisted for the ‘Mental Health Award’ while Gwen Walford House is up for ‘Care Home of the Year’. Oana Gidofalvi, the Clinical Lead at Gwen Walford, has been revealed as a finalist for the ‘Excellence in Nursing Award’. 
Vicky Craddock, Chief Operating Officer at Rotherwood Healthcare, said:
“It is an honour to see our homes recognised as finalists in these prestigious local awards. Each team member at Gwen Walford contributes to providing an excellent care home experience for our residents. The well-deserved nomination of Clinical Lead, Oana, is a nod to her outstanding commitment to person-centred care.”
“The John Sperry Unit at Lynhales Hall provides care for complex mental health needs and varying types of Dementia, where there is a sharp focus on adapting care techniques unique to each resident’s mental health needs. We wish our teams the best of luck and look forward to celebrating the winners!” 
Sponsored by the University of Worcester, the award winners will be unveiled in a black-tie event at the Three Counties Hotel in Hereford on 19th October with Rotherwood’s team members in attendance. 
Gwen Walford recently received a coveted ‘Top 20 Award’ with, ranking them in the top twenty rated care homes in the West Midlands. The John Sperry Unit at Lynhales Hall won ‘Best for Specialist Care’ at the Care Home Awards held in July. 
Lynhales Hall offers Nursing, Dementia and Complex Care, while Gwen Walford offers Residential and Nursing Care. To find out more, call 01509 275 892.