Nominee – Gina Minter

Gina has been a member of St Michaels for 13 years. When she first joined the team, she was a Healthcare Assistant where she cared for our residents for 9 years, before changing roles to be our Housekeeper.

Beyond a Housekeeper

Gina takes pride in her work to ensure that our home is cleaned to a high, professional standard and although her role changed 4 years ago, she still has that caring side for our residents. She engages with them and helps in any way she can, even if it is just making them cup of tea.

Gina always goes above and beyond what is expected from her, nothing Is too much trouble. She always has a smile on her face and is full of energy. Gina is welcoming and friendly and a true asset to our team.

Gina treats each resident as an individual, she engages with them in conversation whilst cleaning their rooms by having discussions about the photos of their families and their interesting ornaments they have, which make their room their own and finds out about their likes and interests.

During the Covid19 Pandemic:

During the Covid-19 pandemic Gina, as always paid extra attention to the finer details to ensure that infection control was adhered to strictly and she would go home knowing that she had done her upmost to try and protect all the staff and residents within the home. She offered her support and helped in all areas including going back to being a health care assistant, helping in the laundry, working overtime and generally helping out wherever she can.

Latest Achievements:

Gina was recently nominated for our Golden Moments Award which is an initiative to showcase special moments that are seen between staff and our residents which may not otherwise be truly celebrated or recorded. Gina was nominated by one of our residents and their family and the golden ticket stated that Gina is always on hand and super helpful, she checks in on CT and takes the time to ensure that he has everything he needs. Gina was given flowers from our manager for this nomination.

Thank you Gina for your continued hard work and dedication to our team here at St Michaels.