The new 3rd Sector Care Awards, organised by Care Management Matters (CMM), have been launched to celebrate and showcase innovation and care excellence in the dynamic not-for-profit care sector.
The Care Awards are being held on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square.
The 3rd Sector Care Awards are delighted to welcome Esther Rantzen CBE as host for the event. Esther is deeply involved in various charitable causes. She is the founder of Childline and The Silver Line, the only free confidential helpline designed to combat loneliness amongst older people.
The Award categories are:
• Compassion Award,
• Innovative Quality Outcomes Award,
• Creative Arts Award,
• Community Engagement (over 65s care) Award,
• Community Engagement (under 65s care) Award,
• Citizenship Award,
• Leadership Award,
• Collaboration (integration) Award,
• Contribution to sector development Award,
• Board Member/Trustee of the Year Award.
The Care Awards are open to any individual, team or organisation who have excelled in their services in the not-for-profit care sector and the judging process will involve ‘experts by experience’ alongside independent experts from the field.
Nominations for the Awards must be submitted by Friday 12th September 2014, and all will be treated as confidential.
Interviews for the three shortlisted candidates from each category will be held on 21st or 23rd October 2014. Nominees must be available to attend.
The winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony on 3rd December 2014, and all three
finalists from each category will be invited to the ceremony, along with two guests.
For more information about the 3rd Sector Care Awards please visit www.3rdsectorcareawards.co.uk