Skills for Care Accolades 2020

January 14, 2020

There's less than two weeks to go until the Skills for Care Accolades 2020 awards evening and finalists have been announced. Held on 22nd January, this event rewards those working in adult social care to develop the workforce across the sector.

Skills for Care's Interim Chief Executive, Andy Tilden said, 'Once again I’ve been impressed with the very high standard of all the entries this year...To make the final, all of our finalists had to demonstrate to our expert panels of judges how they think and act innovatively in supporting the learning and development needs of the growing social care workforce.'

The celebrity host, Anton Du Beke of Strictly Come Dancing will be presenting the awards to the deserving winners, who will also have the opportunity to have their photo taken with the star after the ceremony.

The finalists are as follows:

Best employer of between 51 and 249 staff

Community Support Services.
Right at Home Solent.

Best employer of over 250 staff

Community Integrated Care.
Future directions CIC.
Stow Healthcare Ltd.

Best employer of under 50 staff

Ebury Court Care Home.
Hendra Healthcare (Ludlow) Limited.
No Place Like Home.

Best employer support for your registered manager(s)

Care UK.
Leeds City Council, Adults and Health, Organisational and Workforce Development.
Milestones Trust.

Best individual who employs their own care and support staff

Charley Zakrzewski.
Jac Savage.
Richard’s House.

Most effective approach to continuing professional development for the regulated workforce in social care settings

Caring Homes Group.
Hertfordshire County Council.

Most effective approach to leadership and management

Care UK.
Caremark Waltham Forest.
Haviland House.
Manor Community.

Most effective collaborative approach to integrated new models of care

Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League.
Dementia Support.
Let’s Talk Together - South Tyneside Council, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, Age Concern South Tyneside and Comfort Call.

Most innovative endorsed learning provider

Accomplish Group.
Consultus Care Training Centre.
Leeds City Council, Adults and Health, Organisational and Workforce Development.
Springhill Hospice Education Team.

Secrets of Success - Best retention and recruitment approaches

Lewisham Nexus Service.
Manor Community.
Resolve Care (Northern) Ltd.

The black tie Skills for Care Accolades 2020 are set to be held at the ILEC Conference Centre in London, kicking off with a drinks reception at 6.30pm with speeches, before a three-course meal and entertainment.

Book your tickets today by calling the Skills for Care team on 0113 241 1288.

If you can't attend, follow the event on Twitter using #sfcaccolades.

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