A DEDICATED carer for elderly people in Taunton has been put forward for a national award by her colleagues.

Tina Cornell’s work with the Home Instead Taunton and West Somerset care organisation has seen her named as one of the 12 finalists from over 7,000 staff at 150 offices across the Nation.

Home Instead owner Vanessa Munson said: “Tina really is a model ‘CAREGiver’ and her attitude encapsulates all that Home Instead is about.

She has what we like to call ‘the care gene’ and makes a real difference to her clients’ lives every time she visits.

We are all delighted and proud that Tina has reached the national finals of these prestigious awards.”

For more information on services from Home Instead in Taunton & West Somerset or to join the team call 01823-211121 or visit www.homeinstead.co.uk/|tauntonwestsomerset