Release Date: 21 July 2017
The deadline to nominate carers in the borough who go above and beyond, offering the very best care and support for vulnerable residents, is only one week away!
The deadline for the local Dignity in Care Awards, which celebrates excellence across the care sector, is only days away – 28 July 2017.
The awards aim to promote and recognise the very best in care and support and promote dignity in care whatever the service provided. Now in its fifth year, the Dignity in Care Awards:
This year, nominations can be made in four different categories:
Richmond Council’s Cabinet Member for Adults’ Services, Cllr David Marlow, said:
“There are still seven days left to nominate those first-class carers in the borough who provide quality support and care for some of the borough’s most vulnerable residents.
“These awards are about recognising all those unsung heroes within our community who go the extra mile. I would like to encourage as many people as possible to make a nomination so no one misses out.”
If you have seen or experienced exemplary care and support consistently demonstrating dignity, compassion and respect and would like to nominate a care worker or personal assistant, complete the online nomination form.
Alternatively email DignityinCare@richmond.gov.uk to request a paper copy of the nomination form or an easy read version by post.
The closing date is Friday 28 July and the awards will take place at the Clarendon Hall on Thursday 28 September 2017.
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Updated: 31 July 2017