At the Nightingale Hammerson’s Care Home Research Forum Nuno Santos Lopes, Director of Research, Innovation and Community Engagement, was awarded the highly prestigious Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care Gold Award. This award was presented by the Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care Deborah Sturdy and highlights the compassion, dedication and sheer talent of individuals across the social care sector. The Gold Award acknowledges an enormous range of skills, expertise and enduring compassion, and celebrates an individual’s contribution to the health and happiness of others.
Nuno is recognised and celebrated for his outstanding achievement and performance in clinical practice, education, research and leadership. Nuno has always strived to be a role model for others, whilst achieving the highest standard in his area of clinical practice. His significant contribution to the quality of care received by Residents and their families is recognised in this award.
Reflecting on this accomplishment, Nuno expressed his deep gratitude:
“Receiving this award in Hammerson House during the Care Home Research Forum, surrounded by the incredible Team who shared this journey with me during unprecedented times, is truly touching. The culmination of four intense years of delivering the best care to our Residents has been recognised by the Department of Health and Social Care. It validates the compassion and dedication we collectively embody as a Team.”
We are hugely proud of Nuno and all that he has achieved for the Residents and Care Teams at Nightingale Hammerson.