A Tipperary woman was honoured for the care she gives to local older people as part of Home Instead Senior Care’s CAREGiver of the Year Awards in Dublin.
Julie-Anne O’Sullivan, who lives in Templemore in Co Tipperary, was selected as regional winner for Munster at the award ceremony, which took place at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin.
“Julie-Anne has been part of our team of CAREGivers for more than five years now. She’s a great communicator, shows complete devotion to those she cares for, and has always been keen to learn new skills. We are so proud to see her hard work and dedication recognised through this award,” said Dermot Carberry, General Manager of Home Instead Senior Care Tipperary.
Julie-Anne received the award for the consistently high quality of senior care services she delivers to local communities in Tipperary. She is an “outstanding CAREGiver who has a bit of magic around her”, her colleagues said.
Before inviting Julie-Anne to the stage to collect her award, Home Instead Brand Ambassador and former broadcaster Thelma Mansfield described the positive feedback she receives from local health professionals, clients and colleagues.
“Nothing phases her, she always brings out the best in a person, even when they are unwell,” said Thelma Mansfield.
Home Instead Senior Care is Ireland’s largest provider of private home care services and is also an approved care provider for the HSE.
“These awards give us the opportunity to recognise the tireless work that out 4,000 strong team of CAREGivers deliver to clients all over the country, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year,” said Shane Jennings, Director of Franchise Operations at Home Instead Senior Care.
“It is only through their hard work and dedication that we can honour our mission, which is to enhance the lives of older people and their families,” said Shane Jennings.
L-R: Home Instead Brand Ambassador Thelma Mansfield, Munster CAREGiver of the Year Julie-Anne O'Sullivan and General Manager of Home Instead Senior Care Dermot Carberry at Home Instead's CAREGiver of the Year Awards at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin on Saturday May 18 2019