Mary is a caring winner
Home Instead Barnet CAREgiver Mary Hayes receiving her '2011 Home Care Worker' award from Jason Clayburn and TV presenter Debra Stephenson

Mary Hayes of Home Instead in Barnet has been named Home Care Worker 2011 in the Great London Care Awards which took place on 22nd October 2011.

Before joining the Home Instead team, Mary cared for her mother when she had cancer, her son who was living with heart problems, and a disabled nephew.  She always wanted to work in care and since joining Home Instead two years ago, Mary has blossomed into a truly extraordinary caregiver.

Mary won the award after being nominated for the honour by Dale Bevington, owner of Home Instead in Barnet. He comments: “Mary has consistently demonstrated just why she is a worthy winner for the title of Home Care Worker 2011. She is always willing to help, receives glowing reports from all of her clients and is passionate about changing the face of ageing. We could not be more proud to have her as part of our team and are delighted that she has received the recognition she deserves.”

The Great London Care Awards are part of the Great British Care Awards - a series of regional care awards throughout the UK.  The awards are a celebration of excellence across the care sector, promoting best practice within both the home care and care homes sectors and pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work. 

Home Instead is rapidly building a reputation as one of the UK’s leading at home care providers. Their service is tailored to the needs of individual clients and ranges from companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, post-discharge care, medication reminders, shopping and errands to personal care. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For more information about Home Instead in Barnet please call 0208 446 7044 or visit 

Photo caption: Jason Clayburn from Towergate Patrick (far left) and TV presenter Debra Stephenson congratulate Home Instead caregiver Mary Hayes on her award win