Director of the multi award winning Peninsula Care Services, Jonny Cook, launched the fourth
annual ‘Heart of Peninsula Care Awards’ earlier this week. The awards, in association with The
Newtownards Chronicle, takes place at The Marine Court in Bangor in November.
These prestigious awards aim to reward and recognise the company’s most talented, dedicated and loyal
staff and indeed external healthcare workers who showcase excellence in day-to-day patient care.
Jonny Cook set up in Peninsula in 2009 and now boasts a head office and Training Academy in
Newtownards, as well as a satellite branch in Belfast. Jonny is excited about the forthcoming awards
ceremony. He says;
“Peninsula Care Services wouldn’t be the multi award winning domiciliary care and nursing recruitment
company in Northern Ireland if it wasn’t for my 200 strong staff, many of whom have worked with me
since the conception of the company seven years ago.
My staff go beyond their own call of duty and I want to acknowledge and reward these ordinary people
who make extraordinary differences to our clients’ lives, by treating them to yet another glitzy awards
ceremony. We’re also delighted to recognise others in the industry who show the same passion and ethos,
as caring is everything to us.
Award categories include Peninsula’s Unsung Hero, Newcomer of the Year, Learner of the Year, Client
Choice Award, The Outstanding Achievement Award and also The ‘Giraffe Award’, which as Jonny
explains recognises the person who is head and shoulders above the rest!
Pictured with Jonny is Kimberley Stewart who has won an award for the last two years. Last November
she picked up “Learner of the Year” following completion of her QCF Level 3 Qualification which then
seen her taking up a more senior role within the company.
Organiser Donna Hosking commented, “I am extremely pleased to have teamed up with Jonny and the
team at Peninsula Care to recognise and reward best practice at this years Event.”
This year Peninsula Care are also involving more of our valued healthcare clients by introducing new categories including Care Home Nurse of the Year, Innovation in Clinical Excellence and the Supporting People Award.
However, the most sought after award of the evening will be, as ever, will be the Overall Heart of
Keep your eyes peeled to the Newtownards Chronicle as we reveal more information regarding the event
and shortlisted finalists.
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