2022 winners and finalists

The winners of the 2022 Markel 3rd sector Care Awards were announced during a daytime ceremony, Friday 4th March 2022 at The Grand Hotel, Birmingham.

It was a wonderful event, made more special by the fact we were able to come together and celebrate in person once again.

Compassion Award

Gill Booth, St Luke's Hospice

Sandra Yeeles, plus Tenants, Peel Way Supported Living

Winner: Karen Breakspear, Surrey Choices

Community Engagement Award

New Beginnings North East

Ovacome Community

Winner: The Prospects Trust Ltd

Leadership Award

Anne Shiels, Senior Operations Manager, Surrey Choices Day Services

Daniel Carmel-Brown, Jewish Care

Winner: David Higham, The Well Communities

Technology Award

Community Integrated Care, What To Do?


Winner: Alive Activities, Alive on Demand 

Creative Arts Award

Creative Support

Intergenerational Music Making (IMM), Together with Music

Winner: Belong and Bluecoat, Where the Arts Belong

Collaboration (Integration) Award

FCHPSS, St Luke's Hospice

Progress Lifeline, Emergency Response Team

Winner: Wendy Burton, Making Space

Dementia Care Award

Alzheimer's Support, Home Support Team

Kirsty Rushforth, Making Space

Winner: Alive Activities

Innovative Quality Outcomes Award

Phil Gibson, The Life of Opportunity Team

Yvette Goodman, Outlook Care

Winner: Ambient Guardians

Contribution to Sector Development Award

Sue Ryder, Neurological Care Centre Lancashire

Winner: London Homeless Welfare Team

End of Life Care Award

Anne Robson Trust

St Luke's Hospice Community Services

Winner: Jewish Care, End of Life and Palliative Care Team

Campaigning for Change Award


Unfair To Care, Community Integrated Care

Winner: Keep Safe Team, The Grange

Making a Difference Award

Adopt a Grandparent

Karolina Gerlich, The Care Workers' Charity

Winner: London Homeless Welfare Team

Huge thanks to everyone who was involved in the event, from those nominated to the judges, supporters and sponsors. We look forward to recognising more great work in the non-profit care and support sector with our 2023 event. Please follow us on social media to stay up to date @3rdSectorCare and #3rdSectorCareAwards