Ivy Cooke from Barna has been named as Galway’s nominee for Carer of the Year for 2017.
Comfort Keepers Homecare Ireland awards recognise individual carers for their outstanding service.
Comfort Keepers carers have been helping people in Ireland remain happy at home and in their communities since 2005 and currently employs more than 1,500 staff nationwide.
Managing director Brid Gould said; “Seven years ago, we started our annual Carer of the Year awards in recognition of our staff who improve the quality of life of others, by offering exceptional care, support and companionship, and really enriching the lives of others. CK Awards has grown year on year and is very much the highlight of our year.
“Each of our regional winners has been nominated by their colleagues and clients. I am so proud to be involved in such a special evening, recognising their extraordinary efforts.
The CK Awards ceremony will take place on November 3 at Kilashee House Hotel in Co Kildare.