The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2017 winners have been announced at the Central London Awards ceremony yesterday. The fantastic afternoon filled with laughter, tears, excitement and entertainment saw more than 250 people come together to celebrate the third sector.
Hosted by Dame Esther Rantzen, the Awards showcase the innovation and care excellence of the not-for-profit care and support sector.
The lucky winners received their Awards on stage from the event's sponsors and supporters, after which Dame Esther conducted fantastic interviews in her own wonderful style.
The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2017 winners are:
- Compassion Award – Pav Hughes, Service Manager, Outlook Care.
- Community Engagement Award – Claire Thomas, Alzheimer's Support.
- Leadership Award – Caroline Betts, Matron St Raphael's Hospice.
- Citizenship Award – Quality of Life Reviewers, CVT.
- Creative Arts Award – Creative Arts, Autism Together.
- Collaboration (Integration) Award – Bristol Community Rehabilitation Service, Second Step
- Innovative Quality Outcomes Award – Safe Families for Children
- Beyond Governance Award – Anne Fowlie, Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice and Melba Wilson OBE – Advance Housing and Support.
- Contribution to Sector Development Award – Widens Vikings, The Vikings Sport Foundation.
- Technology Award – Supported Loving, Choice Support.
- End of Life Care Award – Chaplaincy Team, MHA.
- Making a Difference Award – Susan Moore, Trustee and Chief Executive of Hunts Community Cancer Network.
The fantastic finalists, winners and guests then enjoyed live music from The Beathovens, the only band in the UK whose members are all on the autism spectrum and are living in full time care.
The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2017 winners and finalists have showcased some of the innovation happening across the sector. Congratulations to everyone.
The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2017 were kindly sponsored by: