LCDI DAYCARE, LIMAVADY CROWNED THE 2019 ‘BEST OF THE BEST’ HEALTHCARE FACILITY
Limavady Community Development Initiative (LCDI) Daycare has been named overall winner at the Best Kept Health & Social Care Awards, sponsored by George Best Belfast City Airport. LCDI won ‘Best Kept Daycare Centre’ in the Western region before competing in the final stage of judging and being crowned the ‘Best of the Best’. The centre was praised for its efforts to create a ‘homely’ environment for service users with judges describing the enthusiasm of centre staff as ‘infectious’.Judges were particularly impressed with the outdoor improvements made at LCDI, including a new patio area, wildflower bed and beehive.
Best Kept was pioneered in the early ’50s by Professor Arthur Muskett. Northern Ireland led the field in this type of community-based competition which is now conducted in the rest of Britain, Republic of Ireland and throughout Europe under the titles of ‘Britain in Bloom’, ‘Tidy Towns’ and ‘Entente Florale’ respectively.
How can you get involved?
- By keeping towns, villages, schools, healthcare facilities and places of work litter free, clean and colourful.
- Make use of recycling facilities in your area.
- Form a Village Improvement Committee.
- Plant trees and shrubs and keep weeds at bay.
These are just some of the ways you can get involved.
How can you enter?
To Apply online click here, or contact us for further information.
We are delighted to announce that Joe Mahon has agreed to continue his role as Patron of the Best Kept initiative. Joe is a well known face from our TV screens, most recently presenting UTV’s Lesser Spotted Journeys. We look forward to seeing Joe at our forthcoming events.