The Audley conference included presentations from the Audley directors, reviewing 2016 but also discussing plans for the future with the underlying theme of winning. Former Olympic athlete Derek Redmond also spoke at the event on the important of teamwork in winning.
Following the conference was the Audley Awards where Audley staff receive recognition for their outstanding contributions to the company. Some of the top awards included:
Village Manager of the Year:
Debbie Paggett, Village Manager at Audley Inglewood, the luxury retirement village near Kintbury, has been named ‘Village Manager of the Year’ at Audley Retirement Villages’ annual awards ceremony. Debbie was recognised for her unwavering commitment to delivering high standards of service at Audley Inglewood for both owners and members of the wider community.
Village of the Year:
Audley St Elphin’s Park, the luxury retirement village situated in the Derbyshire Dales, has been named ‘Village of the Year’ for the second year running at Audley Retirement Villages’ annual awards ceremony. The village was recognised by judges for delivering outstanding levels of service to owners and members of the local community and for the ongoing commitment of its hardworking staff.
Susan McClean, Village Manager at Audley St Elphin’s Park said: “I’m delighted that St Elphin’s Park has won this award for the second year in a row, one our dedicated team thoroughly deserve. Not only do they go above and beyond to ensure they provide an exceptional level of customer service, they help make life at the village run as smoothly as possible for all our owners. We’re looking forward to another successful year.”
Care Branch of the Year:
Audley Care Ilkley Branch won ‘Care Branch of the Year’ at Audley Retirement Villages’ annual ceremony, which recognises outstanding contributions across its luxury retirement villages. The Ilkley care team is based at Audley Clevedon, the luxury retirement village in the Yorkshire Dales, and received the award for providing a consistently high standard of support for people and the glowing feedback the entire team consistently receives.
Nick Sanderson, Audley CEO said:
“Our exceptional employees are the driving force at all of our villages, and work tirelessly to provide the best service possible. As an organisation which values community we always aim to recruit from the local area and we look forward to welcoming new employees to the Audley team over the coming years.”