The Care Employer Award

PJ Care

PJ Care dare to think around corners, be different and outspoken in pursuit of excellence. The obvious dedication to continuous development was  inspirational


The Care Home Worker Award

Dee Hill, Anchor Hanover

Dee has a great personality, very lively with an infectious and positive attitude. Her passion shone through.


The Home Care Worker Award

Sally Sullivan, Caremark Mid Sussex & Crawley

A Care Field Manager with knowledge and skill which enables her to manage, teach and inspire a group of Homecare staff. Who loves the fact that in her job she can continue to be involved in direct care with clients and their families while fulfilling the other aspects of her senior role.


Highly Commended

Susan Evans, MiHomecare Limited

Susan acts as an excellent role model for her team. Who not only does her job day with care, expertise and compassion but clearly enjoys going that extra mile for her clients and their families to make a difference


The Care Home Newcomer Award

Holly Dullaway, Achieve Together

In a short space of time Holly has demonstrated a passion and commitment in her role.  She goes above and beyond to provide the very best person centred support and is undoubtedly an asset to the sector.


The Home Care Newcomer Award

Lana Lawrence, CSN Carewatch

Lana demonstrated a maturity beyond her years and she inspired us with her understanding and awareness of the impact she has on those that she cares for. She has gone above and beyond with the relationships she has built


The Care Home Registered Manager Award

Sarah-Jane Carpenter, Signature Lifestyle

Sarah-Jane is a true force of nature.  Vastly experienced, this candidate led from the front when the pandemic hit, and like many others, put family and resident’s interests ahead of their own by living away from home.


The Home Care Registered Manager Award

Simon Rowland, Caremark

Simon’s professionalism, dedication, and devotion to his team and his clients simply blew the judges away! He is meticulous in his own standards and encourages his team to be the very best they can.


The Care Home Cook/Chef Award

Maidstone Nutrition Team, RCH Care Homes

Passionate about promoting wellbeing through nutritional meals,  The team involve the residents in menu planning as well as meal preparation, giving a sense of purpose and inclusion.


Highley Commended

Andrew Beazley, Caring Homes Group

Andrew demonstrates on a daily basis the person centred approach he takes and how he is always looking at how he can go the extra mile to help the residents and make them happy.


The Dignity in Care Award

Tracy Farzal, Anchor Hanover

A truly inspiring individual working as a housekeeper , but truly recognising the need for everyone working in them to know the residents  to enable them to receive dignity &  respect at all times


The Dementia Carer Award

Heather Marchant, PJ Care

Heather demonstrated that dementia care was in her DNA. . She has a passion  for learning and ensuring residents wishes are central in end of life care.


The Care Home Team Award

The Care Team, The Abbeyfield Society

The team from Abbeyfield exhibited an infectious sense of humour, bond and passion about caring for their residents in their care home


The Home Care Team Award

Swan Care and Support, Swan Housing Association

In some instances this team have only a short timeframe to work with the customers they support, however they work to deliver a personalised approach with clear and positive outcomes.


The Care Home Activities Organiser Award

Viv Stead, Nellsar

Viv brings an incredible passion to her role, putting the individual needs of service users first. The structures she has put in for her team are a powerful example for others to follow in placing activities at the centre of service provision.


The Ancillary Worker Award

Mark Milton, Nicholas James Care Homes

Mark has shown an incredible degree of enthusiasm in ensuring that residents at his home are safe and happy during 2020 in particular.  He is so passionate about what he does, and the ingenuity he has shown in building ‘pods’ for families to visit their loved ones is exceptional.


The Workforce Development Award

Sharon Hicks, The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society

Sharon adopts an innovative and person centred approach to training to ensure staff are highly skilled, motivated in order to promote positive outcomes for residents.


Highley Commended

Julie Taylor, Caring Homes Group

With support of management, Julie has developed a great cohort of dementia champions and collaborated with local university to develop new training programmes to ensure everyone, whatever their role, understands dementia better.


The Care Innovator Award

Micheala Russell, PJ Care

Michaela and team showed drive, commitment and determination to develop and implement a new process that would ultimately improve the service offered ensuring the right person was in the right service and receiving the care they richly deserved.


Highley Commended

Ryde House Outreach services, Ryde House Group

The panel were impressed with not only the ‘idea’ but the company’s commitment to taking this idea forward, its development, implementation and offering to the wider community. With the continued drive and support we believe this project will become a major ‘information’ provider not only for the isle of white but for many other establishments and local community areas


The Frontline Leaders Award

Camille Leavold, Abbots Care

Camille is amazing!  What she has achieved in growing this business and refusing to ever be drawn from her outstanding morals and values is inspirational


The Home Care Co-ordinator Award

Aissame El Bakkali, The Kent Autistic Trust

Aissame is an ambassador for innovative care, he presented as both a calm and positive leader. He is committed to his own professional development and applies this knowledge to creative solutions that improve outcomes for service users


The Care Assessor/Care Planner Award

Georgia Osborne, ABClive-in Care Hampshire

It is evident that Georgia puts her customer at the forefront of the business. Georgia is passionate about making sure all customers receive the highest standard of person-centred care.  Georgia has an holistic approach to care planning in addition she is also key to  supporting customers, families and staff.


Marion Critchley, Caring 4U

Highly Commended

Marion is an experienced care professional who puts the client at the heart of all care planning and assessments. Outcome focused through and through!


The Putting People First

Emmanuel Oladele, Precious Homes

Emmanuel is an outstanding care professional.  He puts the needs of the people he supports above his own to promote independence and wellbeing.  During Covid his selflessness and commitment was inspiring.


Highley Commended

Dr Nadia Correia, Life Opportunities Trust

Nadia demonstrated on several occasions her passion and commitment to ensuring service users are at the forefront of everything she does.


The Palliative Care/End of Life Award

Heidi Turner, Holly Wilson, Amy Kirk, Laurel Leaf Support

The team’s empathy and passion for the people in their care radiated throughout her interview. Their approach to ensuring end of life is the best it can be deserves to be celebrated.


The Housing with Care Award

Nickleby Road, Sanctuary Supported Living

A service brimming with enthusiasm, energy and creativity. 100% committed to the goal of supporting people with learning disabilities in moving on and living independently.


The Social Care Nurse Award

Samantha Court, Walden Care

Samantha is warm, articulate and knowledgeable and stood out clearly. Her backstory – of determination, resilience and above all of valuing people – was uplifting and striking


The Outstanding Contribution to Social Care Award

Gabi Sprechert, Bluebird Care Fareham

Gabi is a well-respected leader who demonstrates an unequivocal passion for high-quality care. She has created a culture whereby every member of staff shares her commitment to making a real difference to people’s lives.


The Social Care Covid Hero Award

Sharon Mitchell, Pilgrim Wood Residential Home

Sharon has led her team to deliver staggering care to their residents thanks to exceptional personal sacrifices from all involved, showing innovation, resilience and amazing commitment.


The Social Care Covid Hero Team Award

The Kent Autistic Trust

This team went above and beyond, pulling together and using innovative approaches to maintain the wellbeing and safety of the people they support.  Outstanding!