Aby honoured with British Empire Medal for selfless efforts - The Leamington Observer

Aby honoured with British Empire Medal for selfless efforts

THE SELFLESS efforts of Aby Joseph to make life better for all has been recognised at a formal award presentation.

Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire, Tim Cox, presented Aby with a British Empire Medal for for going ‘above and beyond’ in the service of the community

Aby, from Warwick, was honoured for services to care home residents. Aby is an experienced nurse with eight years at BUPA, and has been the clinical services manager (CSM) at Alveston Leys care home in Stratford for the past 18 months.

His role is to oversee all nursing and care staff and ensure residents’ clinical needs are met.

He is a mentor to newly appointed CSMs in the region and specialises in wound care, sharing his knowledge across all staff levels.

His empathy in end-of-life care has gained him recognition from the local hospice and during the pandemic, Aby voluntarily moved into the care home to provide constant support, for residents and their families.

He even acted as a point of contact for one of the care home’s nurses who was hospitalised by Covid, without family in the UK, and Aby assisted him with meals and shopping aftr laving hospital.

Aby’s selflessness, leadership, and empathy were exceptional throughout the pandemic, helping with residents’ safety and well-being as well as supporting the Alveston Leys team.

Mr Cox said: “It has been a real joy to witness the well-deserved recognition of Aby.

“There are still so many people whose hard work across the county goes unnoticed. If you happen to know any unsung heroes who have achieved remarkable feats in public life or have wholeheartedly devoted themselves to serving and uplifting Warwickshire, then I encourage you to consider nominating them for honours or awards so they too can get the recognition they deserve.”

Details on how to nominate someone for an honour or award can be found at www.gov.uk/honours


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