The Hertfordshire Care Awards
22nd November 2019

Each year we celebrate Hertfordshire’s best in care at a glamorous end of year awards evening. Last years will be hard to beat thanks to the huge number of nominations we received, the fantastic live acts and performances on the night, and the 400 happy guests…but we’re going to do our best to top it!

 

Take a look at some of the Hertfordshire Care Awards

Watch the video below!

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
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The Compassion Award for Residential Care

For an individual who works in a residential or nursing home setting and has shown outstanding compassion.

  • This individual is committed, communicates well, is competent and courageous. Their care reflects this
  • They are flexible and deliver care to meet individual needs
  • Feedback has been received from service users and families about their compassionate and personalised care
The Care Contribution Award

Open to anyone who you think has made an outstanding achievement in supporting or caring for others in a care setting. Domestic Staff, Kitchen Staff, Volunteers, Handymen, Care – Co-ordinators, or Care Staff.

  • This individual is committed, communicates well and is caring, and the way they deal with users of services reflects this
  • They are flexible and deliver their work or support to meet individual needs
  • Feedback has been received from service users and families about their compassionate and outstanding way of supporting users of services
The Support at Home Outstanding Achievement Award

For individual Support at Home staff members who have made a difference and have tailored care specifically for an individual. There must be evidence of great ideas and innovation.

  • This individual has made a difference within an organisation and evidence from others supports this
  • They have tailored care specifically for an individual and improved their life quality
  • They are innovative, caring and compassionate
The Care Leadership Award

For a care employee in a leadership position who has proved to be an excellent leader, coach and support to others.

  • This leader engages fully in leadership training
  • Motivates staff and coaches them to achieve identifiable outcomes for service users
  • Is self-motivated in promoting their ‘can-do’ attitude to everyone else
Outstanding Achievement in Learning Disability Support

For an individual who works day-to-day supporting a person, or people who live with a learning disability. There must be evidence of great ideas and innovation.

  • This individual is committed, communicates well, is competent and courageous. Their care reflects this
  • They’re flexible & deliver care to meet individual learning disability needs
  • Feedback has been received from service users and families about their outstanding and personalised care
TEAM AWARDS
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Most Innovative Residential Care Team

A whole residential, nursing or other care team or business who have made an outstanding achievement in the last year in relation to innovation and development.

 

  • This team meet regularly to share best practice and implement it
  • The team work in partnership to create clear wellbeing outcomes for service users: This includes utilising specialist training
  • Specific innovative ideas have been implemented by the team that have made a difference
Most Innovative Support at Home Team

A whole domiciliary care team or business who have made an outstanding achievement in the last year in relation to innovation and development.

  • This team meet regularly to share best practice and implement it
  • The team work in partnership to create clear wellbeing outcomes for service users: This includes utilising specialist training
  • Specific innovative ideas have been implemented by the team that have made a difference
The Learning Disability Innovation Award

A whole learning disability care team or business who have made an outstanding achievement in the last year in relation to innovation and development.

  • This team meet regularly to share best practice and implement it
  • The team work in partnership to create clear wellbeing outcomes for service users: This includes utilising specialist training
  • Specific innovative ideas have been implemented by the team that have made a difference
INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM AWARD
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The 'Made A Difference' Award

Open to any individual or collective of people who have made a difference to an individual or a group of people. This should be a nomination which has a story, where an individual or group’s lives have been changed for the better due to a single act, or as the repercussions of an individual or team’s effort, innovation or act of bravery.

  • This individual or team has delivered care or an act of kindness changing the life of an individual or more
  • They are innovative and this is proven by case studies and feedback
  • They work closely with others to make a difference
The Special Contribution to Care Award

Open to any individual or collective of people who have given an outstanding contribution to care. This should be a nomination which has a story, where an individual or group have spent a long career dedicated to care, raised a large amount of money that has benefitted care, or has done something specific that is worthy of an award. This award is akin to a Lifetime Contribution or Outstanding Contribution Award.

  • This individual or team has dedicated their time or carried out an act of kindness changing the life of an individual or more
  • They are innovative and this is proven by proven by case studies and feedback
  • They worked closely with others, guided them, or encouraged them to be involved to make a big difference