Resident Samantha Le Huray said: ‘I have lived here for 15 years and I love everything about the home. I got married here in 2012 and had my wedding party in the garden. I met my husband here and sadly we lost him here too, but he was also very happy.’
Michelle Nash, whose husband, Derek, was a resident at Green Oaks for five years, said: ‘My husband had dementia. The staff (including the chef) were amazing – nothing was ever too much trouble. On our golden wedding anniversary they made a video and took many photos of him for me to take home. They were the loveliest people I have ever met.’
There are currently 17 residents at Green Oaks.
Many of the staff at Green Oaks come from outside of the UK, which means they have not been able to go home to visit their families during the pandemic.
Mrs Nash said: ‘They never once complained about not being able to go home to visit family and they were always cheerful.’
She added: ‘My husband recently died and I cannot say how much I miss seeing these people, they cared for me as well. They treated me with great affection and I miss that a lot.’
CHARLIE KERRY and Lauren Rault have both been nominated for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award by their mother, Chantelle Kerry.
DAWN LEGG has been nominated by her god-daughter, Tillie, for the Carer of the Year Award, sponsored by Specsavers.
‘THE most caring vet I have ever met’ is how Cynthia Cormack described Dr Billie-Jo Chambers MRCVS.
‘OUTSTANDING’ is the care provided by Emilia Fernandes of Chateau du Village Nursing Home, according to Jane Ogier, who had nominated her for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award.
FIONA MANSELL is ‘never too busy to help someone who needs it’, according to her daughter, Erin Mansell, who has nominated her for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award.
A SELFLESS husband and devoted carer, Gary Sindall has been nominated for Carer of the Year, sponsored by Specsavers, by his wife, Sami.
KELLY OGIER said that she ‘wouldn’t go anywhere else’ than to Jean-Paul Segers when her animals need taking care of. This led to his nomination for this year’s Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award.
‘INTRINSICALLY caring’ Kay Hardwick has been nominated for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award.
Kirsty Broome goes above and beyond for anyone who needs her help, according to her nominator.
MAUREEN LOWE and Val De Carteret have both been nominated for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award in recognition of the time and effort they have put into organising monthly charity bingo sessions.
MICHELLE SHELL has received several nominations for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award for epitomising the phrase ‘going the extra mile’.
‘AMAZING boss and friend’ Natalie Norris has been nominated for the Pride of Guernsey Carer of the Year award, sponsored by Specsavers.
FOR being ‘an extremely special person’ is the reason put forward for the nomination of Ray Peacegood for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award.
AN AMAZING FRIEND’ is how Shane Bentley has been described by Anita Fletcher, his nominator for the Specsavers-sponsored Carer of the Year award.
‘He has been such a rock to my husband and myself since my husband has been really poorly.’
‘WHERE do I start? Sue Le Page is a wonderful person who has done a lot for so many people,’ said nominator Elizabeth Aitken.