National awards success for Birkenhead supported housing manager

Staff and residents at a Birkenhead supported housing service are celebrating after their manager was named as a winner at a national industry awards.

Liam Randles, Local Service Manager at Cardigan House , a supported housing service for people learning disabilities in Birkenhead, won the Housing with Care Manager award at the national Housing with Care Awards. The winners were announced at a gala evening on Friday 7 June, which was held at the Hilton Bankside in London.

Liam was recognised for his ‘people first’ approach to management, in a service which offers a positive work environment and provides high-quality support for residents with disabilities.

Alongside Liam, Sanctuary Supported Living had an incredible 17 other finalists in the running at the Housing with Care awards , which led to a total of four award wins, as well as being ‘highly commended’ in a further two categories, smashing last year’s record of 13 finalists and three winners .

Sanctuary Supported Living’s Director, Dave Shaw, said, “I am immensely proud of all our finalists at the Housing with Care Awards, and especially our team members who were named as winners or highly commended in their respective categories.

“It was an honour to be celebrating the achievements of the best of the best from across the supported housing industry, and knowing that our colleagues have topped the list is really the icing on the cake. Liam’s success is a wonderful reflection of Sanctuary Supported Living’s commitment to provide the highest-quality care and support for all our customers.”

As well as supported housing for people with learning disabilities, Sanctuary Supported Living also provides accommodation and support for people with physical disabilities, people with mental health needs, homeless young people and adults, and retirement communities for people aged over 55, or with long-term care needs.

Image: Liam celebrating his success

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