Darren Merry was a finalist this year for the National Association Care Catering (NACC) Care Establishment of the Year Awards 2019. This prestigious award is for establishments whose meals and beverages deliver choice, meet the dietary and nutritional needs of individuals and ensures that the dining environment and the standards provided improve the experience and outcomes for the service with proven evidence of:

Person Centred Planning, Outstanding levels of service, Meeting the needs of Nutrition and Hydration
The award was presented by the Neel Radia Chairman of the NACC and Chairman of Hobart 

Darren was joined at the event by his wife Jan Merry ,Charlotte Whittington Home Manager and Clare Kirkpatrick Deputy Manager of Hazelhurst Nursing Home