Newbury Manor Care Home and Portway House in Oldbury, West Midlands, today (8th March 2024) proudly celebrate International Women’s Day, incorporating this year’s theme of ‘Inspire Inclusion.’

On this important day, the home recognises the invaluable contributions of women working within its home and worldwide, while emphasising the importance of inclusivity and diversity in all aspects of life.

International Women’s Day serves as a poignant reminder of the ongoing pursuit of gender equality and the empowerment of women, and staff at both care homes on Newbury Lane are dedicated to fostering an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and included.

As part of the celebration, the home is highlighting the remarkable achievements of its female staff members, who play integral roles in providing compassionate care and support to residents. These women represent diverse backgrounds and experiences, each bringing unique perspectives and talents to their roles.

Kam Kaur, home manager of Newbury Manor, says: “We are committed to celebrating the strength, resilience, and achievements of women, not just on International Women’s Day, but every day.”

Faye Gailey, home manager at Portway House, says: “This year’s theme of ‘Inspire Inclusion’ resonates deeply with our values, as we strive to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and respected.”

In addition to honouring the contributions of women, Newbury Manor and Portway House recognise the dedication and hard work of all its staff members. From carers to administrative staff, every individual plays a crucial part in ensuring the wellbeing and happiness of residents.

“We believe in recognising and appreciating the efforts of all our staff members, regardless of gender,” added Faye. “Their unwavering dedication and commitment to providing exceptional care deserve to be celebrated.”

Newbury Manor Care Home  and Portway House remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting inclusivity, diversity, and gender equality within its community and beyond. As the world marks International Women’s Day, the home reaffirms its dedication to creating a more inclusive and equitable society for all.