The Care Employer Award

Centrum Care

Centrum have shown an incredible dedication in taking a failing business to a vibrant and ethical based company both for staff and users. Centrum is becoming an outstanding company and will continue its path of continuous improvement.


The Care Home Worker Award

Sarah Dagger, Crossley House, Able Care Homes

Sarah gives her heart and soul to making a difference and improving peoples’ wellbeing, she impressed us with her warmth and wanting to give moments of hope.


The Home Care Worker Award

Angela Burch, Acorn to Oak Homecare

Angela is a strong team player with key skills and attributes that she has developed over her career spanning over 40 years. Angela goes above and beyond in extreme weather conditions to make sure service users are cared for.


The Care Newcomer Award

Stacey Payne, Home Instead East Dorset & Blandford

Stacey’s clients absolutely love her. Stacey has picked up person centred care so naturally and will willingly go out of her way to support her clients.


The Care Home Registered Manager Award

Sharon Field , Salutem Care and Education


Highly Commended

Roz Wills, Mallands Care

Roz came across naturally passionate, caring and enthusiastic. It was clear that the support and respect she gives to her staff is an integral part of her running on Outstanding home.


The Home Care Registered Manager Award

Joannah Bishop, Better Care at Home

Joannah clearly goes above and beyond. Absolutely inspiring stories and examples that show Joannah is not just a great manager but a very caring individual.


The Care Home Cook/Chef Award

Paul Ganea, Penhurst Gardens, Porthaven Care Homes

Paul’s passion for his work shines through in all that he does. He is dedicated to ensuring residents’ experience of their food always reflects individual choice as well as supporting nutritional needs.


The Dignity in Care Award

Rebecca Jones, Somerset Care

Rebecca displayed an in-depth knowledge of what dignity means and how she demonstrates this in her daily work with her residents. Rebecca gave many inspirational examples and ideas of best practice.


The Dementia Carer Award

Chloe Barth, The Future Care Group

Chloe is a Dementia Champion who goes above and beyond to improve the wellbeing and independence for people with dementia.  Her kindness and dedication shone through.


Highly Commended

Lucy Burke, Brunel House Care Home

Lucy’s drive to ensure that all her residents remain safe well and happy shone through. She supports her staff to deliver an amazing experience for those living with dementia.


The Care Home Team Award

Rosewood House Care Team, Able Care Homes

This team support one another to provide the very best care to residents.  They have gone above and beyond during Covid both at work and in their own time to put the needs of residents first.


Highly Commended

The Team, Silver Trees, Handsale Ltd

Silver Trees showed an incredible team ethos across all areas with great leadership by the ‘3 Musketeers’. The effort to stay safe during the pandemic and provide great care really shone through.


The Home Care Team Award

Agincare Live-in Care South West Ltd

A dedicated and inspirational group of care professionals.  They support one another to provide the very best care and wellbeing.


Highly Commended

The Restormel Team, Achieve Together

The team have an excellent ethos and ensure that everyone in the team is fully involved in creating great outcomes for clients


The Care Home Activities Organiser Award

Chris Guest, Majesticare

Chris identifies lifestyle choices and preferences as being just as important as physical care needs and the care package should encircle the person.


The Ancillary Worker Award

Kathryn Green, Porthaven Care Homes

Kathryn worked tirelessly during Covid going above and beyond her role during Covid to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents.  She has kept morale high for staff, families and residents alike and has been an invaluable asset to the team.


Highly Commended

Victoria Hunt, Kingfisher Lodge Care Centre, Barchester Healthcare

Victoria clearly has passion for care and her ideas on social interaction and inclusion are initiative. Her “can do” attitude ensures all customers are treated with dignity, respect and compassion.


The Workforce Development Award

Claire Scarborough, Calcot Services for Children

Claire stood out for her enthusiastic passion for her role with a proactive approach in ensuring that standards were maintained during the pandemic . Clare was very humble giving her teams the credit for the success.


The Care Innovator (team) Award

Country Men UK, Future Roots

This initiative has had a huge impact on service user’s wellbeing and provides a place they can engage and be around similar people enjoying the outdoors. This is a very unique service.

The Care Innovator (individual) Award

April Taylor, St Vincents and St Georges

April opened a guest house offering jobs for people with learning disabilities, autism etc to allow them to gain a formal qualification. When the pandemic came and lockdown was put into place in March they opened their doors for frontline NHS staff having to move out of their homes.

The Frontline Leaders Award

Kerrie Dyer, Freeways

Kerrie is a proactive, hands-on leader. She has analysed practice and sought ways to improve the service for customers and staff. Her dedication and passion is evident in her work through the pandemic.


The Home Care Co-ordinator Award

Clair Jones, Oxley Care

Clair worked her way through the ranks and had a very good understanding of what it takes frontline to deliver the care and to value her staff.


The Putting People First

Julie Walsh and Patsy Pattison, Brandon Trust

There is a clear understanding of meeting peoples’ needs and desires, but also in managing risks and ensuring that risks do not become a barrier.


The Palliative Care/End of Life Award

South Cary House

All staff undertake palliative care training and during 2020 the staff prided themselves for keeping everything as normal as possible at South Cary House.


The Housing with Care Award

The Quayside Team, Guinness Care

Claire spoke of her pride of the team in protecting services users during the Covid 19 outbreak, overcoming large logistical challenges when providing meals and medication during lock down.


The Social Care Nurse Award

Orsolya Szasz, Aura Care Living

Orsolya recognises that everyone in the team is equally important to ensure safe care is delivered to residence. She don’t care about title, as long as she can deliver safe care to residence and everyone work together as a team.


The Unpaid Carers Award

Emma Pearce

In the words of the person that nominated Emma, “Emma befriended me when I was homeless and an alcoholic. I was in such a bad place that she literally saved my life. She got me the right medical help and continued to make sure I was safe and well. Emma also volunteers for a pregnancy loss charity having suffered a loss herself. She seeks out toiletry donations and makes over night hospital stay bags for women needing emergency treatment during/following a loss. She is always helping others.”


The Outstanding Contribution to Social Care Award

Sarah Furber, South West Independence

Sarah has worked in the care industry for many years and has created a blue print for care and spread this across the country ensuring that the people cared for are at the forefront of it all.


The Social Care Covid Hero Award

Karin Brownlie, Frenchay House, Able Care

Karin has selflessly lead her team during Covid, putting resident’s wellbeing and safety above her own needs. She is truly an inspirational care professional!


The Social Care Covid Hero Team Award

Community Integrated Care & Portsmouth FC

This partnership benefitted so many people in the wider community to live fuller lives and demonstrated that together we are stronger and that this time has taught us to value people not materials.