HARD-WORKING nurses at a Rugby care home have been pampered by residents on International Nurses Day.
Residents and staff at Overslade House created bouquets of yellow friendship roses to give to the care home’s 15 nurses, who also received chocolate favours.
Head chef Joanne Kolat-Furca also created a special cake for the occasion.
Violeta Baesu, General Manager at the home, said: “Our nurses and staff are hard-working, dedicated, and passionate about caring for others, and that compassion and commitment has shone through even more over the past year.
“They continue to work tirelessly, and I’m proud of the professionalism and duty of care they uphold. All their efforts are focused on delivering the best possible care for our residents, so it’s nice to take this time to show our appreciation in return.
“It is also lovely to celebrate our residents who were nurses themselves, and thank them for all the hard work they did during their careers.”
Coinciding with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, International Nurses Day, held on Thursday May 12, is a day to celebrate nurses and care staff around the world.
In 2022, the International Council of Nurses is seeking to focus on the need to protect, support and invest in the nursing profession to strengthen health systems around the world.