Suzanne Duncan with Abby Holdsworth

Abby Holdsworth Takes Home A December Student Award

Sat, 2002-08-10 01:00

Abby Holdsworth has been selected for a Student Award for the Health and Social Care section at East Durham College.

Abby, 17, from Blackhall, picked up the award at a ceremony on Monday evening held at the College’s Scene1 restaurant.

The Former Wellfield School pupil is working on a health and social care apprenticeship through the College where she attends classes alongside her job at Yoden Land Care Home.

Lecturer at East Durham College Rachel Meredith said: “Abby has done really well since joining the College.

“During Abby’s observations and discussions she has shown maturity and demonstrates sensitivity, she always promotes the residents dignity and privacy whilst working with a person centred approach.

“Abby’s team members have commented on her being a great carer and hailed her as an asset to the team.”