AN Earby woman has won an award for ‘outstanding service’ to a Skipton care home.

Georgia Walker, of Earby, who has worked as a carer and activities co-ordinator for Abbeyfield The Dales in Skipton for four years, recently won the Abbeyfield Outstanding Service Award 2018.

In nominating Georgia for the award, her colleague wrote: “Georgia works tirelessly and is a real ambassador to Abbeyfield The Dales.

“She loves her job and puts her all into it and carries out her role with passion, enthusiasm and a caring attitude.

“She has lots of ideas and shows initiative to enhance the life of the residents, promote independence and maintain their quality of life.

“Every event, whether big or small, is organised effectively with care and always putting the residents first.

“She often goes the extra mile to enrich the wellbeing and morale of others. Georgia is a true Abbeyfielder who works within the Abbeyfield values of openness, honesty, respect and caring.”