of four wins 'South West Carer of Year' award
mother of four from Burnham-On-Sea is celebrating this week after
being crowned 'South West Carer Of The Year'.
Sarah Stacey has been a foster carer with Somerset County Council
for four years and in
that time has looked after 21 children alongside her own four.
Sarah was nominated for the award by social worker Rocio Cantero
to recognise her hard work and proactive approach to foster care.
Rocio told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Sarahs hard work, flexibility
and passion for achieving the children's best interest is recognised
and really appreciated."
ability to set boundaries is excellent and she strongly feels
that every child is unique and adapts to discipline methods in
a way that the children don't perceive as unfair, which is not
As well as being a busy mum and foster carer Sarah also sits on
the North Somerset Adoption Panel and is working towards a NVQ
in Child Care.
was presented with her award and prizes at her home in Burnham
this week, including £100 worth of vouchers for the Michael
Caine Restaurant in Exeter.
will go up against other regional entries at the National Carer
of the Year awards at the Warldolf Hotel in London in September.
South West Carer Of The Year competition was organised by Reed