Gainsborough care home thank staff with commemorative hero coins

To thank its staff for going above and beyond a Gainsborough care home has given them all ‘medals’ to show them they are true heroes.
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Grosvenor House in Gainsborough wanted a way to show its staff how much they meant to them when Lauren Green, wellbeing, engagement and communication coordinator, Lauren Green, discovered the Hero’s of 2020 range from Stirling Mint.

Denise Green, manager, said: “These commemorative coin medals were the perfect gift for our staff to thank them.

"We purchased a 1oz pure silver coin for each of our staff and Lauren got to work on planning an event for our staff.

Each staff member was given a Hero’s of 2020 coinEach staff member was given a Hero’s of 2020 coin
Each staff member was given a Hero’s of 2020 coin

"She got outside caterers in and arranged our dining room with a huge buffet with personalised cakes and cocktails and drinks.

"Our staff truly deserve all the thank you’s in the world for all of love, care and support that they give to our residents on a daily basis.

"Even though all of our staff are brilliant, we really believed that one staff member deserved an extra special thank you.

"Cheq Swash has gone above and beyond to continuously care and support our residents.

"The love that she shows to them on a daily basis is nothing short of outstanding.

"She really is a credit to our Grosvenor House Family.”

Cheq said: “To be chosen as someone who they feel has gone above and beyond for Grosvenor House Care Home is an honour and a privilege.

"But if I’m to be really honest, I’m no one special, I just do my job that I love to do and that I’m made to do which is to look after and care for my residents, all 40 plus of them.

"I am a carer and they are my Grosvenor family and I love them all as just that, my extended family.

"Working during the coronavirus crisis for me personally has been one of the hardest and stressful times I’ve gone through but one of the most rewarding.

"To me caring isn’t a job for a wage, it’s a job you do for the love and passion of looking after others.

"It’s not something you just do, it’s something that has to be felt from the heart.

"And it’s not something I can do alone, I am the carer I am because of the love and support from not only my family but the wonderful staff at Grosvenor House.”