Lead Care Assistant Amanda Powell is a finalist in the 2021 Leaders in Care Awards!

Published: 20/09/2021

Amanda has been shortlisted for the 2021 Leaders in Care Awards: Frontline Carer of the Year, sponsored by NDGAI.

This award recognises the unsung heroes who went above and beyond to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their clients over the past 12 months, thinking of innovative ways to boost morale and always showing kindness, empathy, and dedication.

Amanda Powell started work at Bluebird Care Birmingham East and North as a care assistant in May 2019, before being promoted to lead care assistant after one year. Since her first day at work, her commitment and hard work to caring for elderly people has been outstanding. As an example, she has passed her level 2 in end-of-life care, which has enabled her to support families through the most difficult times.

Despite being a single mum to a severely disabled daughter who has several health issues, Amanda is fully dedicated to her role and often covers extra shifts without hesitation. Amanda is currently working towards her NVQ3 and is also training newer members of staff on medication administration, basic life support and moving and handling. Amanda is also a Dementia Friend and is supporting customers who have dementia and loss of memory.