Meet our finalists – Technology Award blog

February 9, 2021

Leading the way in the use of technology in 3rd sector care, these three finalists share their feelings on being shortlisted for the Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards. Theresa Shearer, Group Chief Executive, ENABLE Scotland and The Piper Group By sharing the cost of its back-office services, The Piper Group Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Contribution to Sector Development blog

February 5, 2021

Meet the finalists in our Contribution to Sector Development category. These three organisations are charging down barriers to make changes to the way 3rd sector care is provided in the future. St Luke’s Hospice St Luke’s Hospice cares for people approaching the end of their life. Founded by local communities, Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Making a Difference Award blog

February 5, 2021

Our finalists in this category are making changes that have a major impact on the people they support and the staff who work with them. Here, we find out more about them and the work they are doing. Kaye Wright, Chair, Friends of Dorset Care Leavers Friends of Dorset Care Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Collaboration (Integration) Award blog

February 3, 2021

It’s always important to work together, share knowledge and learn from others. This category celebrates the best of that. Meet our three finalists who have excelled in this arena. The Independent Living Roadshow North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Rescue, Harrogate County Council, Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Forward, Home Instead, Rise Furniture Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Compassion Award blog

February 1, 2021

Compassion is a key element of care, and it can be shown in so many ways. Here, we speak to our finalists in this category and ask them what they felt when they found out they were nominated. Sara Costa, Outlook Care Outlook Care’s Quality Manager, Sara Costa was asked Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Community Engagement Award blog

January 29, 2021

It’s never been more challenging to get people involved in their communities, but these three finalists are leading the way. Read more about them and how they feel about being shortlisted for the Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards. MCR Pathways MCR Pathways is a Scottish, school-based mentoring programme supporting those Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Leadership Award blog

January 27, 2021

Want to find out more about the people who have what it takes to be finalists in our Leadership category? Here, three impressive members of the social care community share their thoughts and feelings on being finalists for this award. Karolina Gerlich, Chief Executive, The Care Workers’ Charity Put simply, Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Campaigning for Change Award blog

January 25, 2021

Find out more about the shortlisted candidates in the Campaigning for Change category this year. They discuss the things that made them enter the Awards and the ways they’ve had to adapt in the last year. Aspens Charities, #CareForTheCarers Campaign Aspens helps children, young people and adults with a range Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Creative Arts Award blog

January 22, 2021

The finalists in the Creative Arts category are going out of their way to provide access to the arts for all – despite restrictions resulting from COVID-19. Find out what it is they do and why they wanted to be a part of the Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards. Head2Head Read the full article…

Meet our finalists – Dementia Care Award blog

January 20, 2021

Find out more about those shortlisted for the Dementia Care Award. Here, they talk about what motivates them and how they’ve had to adapt through the pandemic. Music for Dementia Working with more than 200 charities and organisations, Music for Dementia raises awareness and understanding of the role of music Read the full article…