CELEBRATING OUTSTANDING WORK, CARE, INNOVATION & SERVICES

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Thank you to all our sponsors

Welcome to the
WEST WALES HEALTH & CARE awards 2021

We are delighted to announce the fourth annual West Wales Health And Care Awards in association with BMI Werndale Hospital & Bluestone National Park Resort.

Together we will continue to shine a light and to honour all those incredible Health & Care workers both at individual and team level, those that are at the heart of our communities.

We want to celebrate all those that have risen to the challenge of the past few months, overcoming adversity, showing tremendous strength, courage, compassion, and tenacity.

We want to share your story and create a permanent record of all those incredible achievements. Showcasing both teams and individuals

Hussain Bayoomi

Managing Director of Newsquest Wales

Sponsorship available in 2021

Raise your profile by sponsoring our awards in 2021

Cathy Parsons

Head of Events

If you would like more information on the opportunities available, please contact myself on 07977 967777 / 01633 777126  or catherine.parsons@localiq.co.uk

Why not take a look at LAST YEAR’S VIRTUAL AWARDS

Awards video

 NOMINATIONS CLOSE: 

Friday 1st October 2021

BROADCAST DATE FOR AWARDS: 

Thursday 9th December 2021

AWARD Categories & SPONSORS

Outstanding Achievement Award

This award is about celebrating someone who has pushed through change with tenacity and determination. This person may have had to overcome objections or barriers, finding new ways of working, developing new approaches to deliver the best possible care or other impact for people in the community. The judges will want to hear how they overcame the challenges presented and made a real difference. (This award is not voted on by the public, but chosen from the winners of each category by its sponsors)

The Care Hero Award

This award recognises all our care workers in West Wales, who make a difference to people’s lives every day and this award celebrates that. Do you know a care worker who has worked hard to enable someone to live an independent, safe and fulfilled life? Have they helped to change someone’s life for the better? It is these everyday stories about how our care workers make a difference (big or small) that the judges want to hear.

Innovation in Patient Care in the Private Health Sector

This award recognises the contribution of a team or an individual who strives to improve the delivery of care in the private care sector This person or team must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to care and put the person being cared for at the heart of what they do.

The Health Care Trainer Award

This award is for outstanding work in care training. The judges want to hear about how the training adapted to meet the needs of service, about the quality of service given and the effectiveness of new training.

The Health Care Employer Award

This award goes to the health care employer who can demonstrate strong commitment to employees without diminishing the care they provide. The winner will have a strong and loyal workforce, who feel valued and recognised for the contributions they make.

Domiciliary Care Worker Award

This award is about celebrating the important work that the third sector and community teams do in health and care. Are you, or do you know someone who is; doing something new, something bold or different? Something new to you, new to the sector or a new way of tackling an age-old problem? Or do you know someone who just does what they do really well?

The Good Nurse Award

We are looking for a health care professional who demonstrates an innovative and caring approach to their work. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of what they do. Entrants can be from any health care profession, and can work anywhere, from community care to surgical theatres.

Adolescent and Child Health Care Award

This award is open to an organisation, department and or individual carer/nurse/doctor/charity who specialises in the care and treatment of children and adolescents within South West Wales. This can range from specialist paediatrics, mental health, social, emotional or behavioural support, along with those who offer assessments and intervention.

The Dementia Carer Award

This award recognises the contribution of an individual care worker who strives to improve the delivery of care for those suffering with dementia. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to care and put the person being cared for at the heart of what they do.

The Palliative/ End of Life Award

An award for an individual or team that recognises how choices made by the person being cared for and their family is central to the service and care that is delivered. This involves reflecting fully on what is important to the person at the end of their life. The judges will be looking for a carer or team who demonstrate what it takes to support clients and their families with care as well as psychological, social and spiritual support.

The Mental Health Award

This award is open to a department or individual carer/nurse/doctor who specialises in the care and treatment of mental health in South West Wales. Good mental health is now recognised as a vital component to good overall health and we would like to hear how the care and support in this sector has improved the lives of the individual and their families.

GP Practice of the Year Award

We are looking for a GP practice in South West Wales that stands out for the level of care they provide. Have you received great service? Has a doctor or practice nurse gone above or beyond the call of duty, or has the receptionist always greeted you with a smile and a friendly word? This award recognises the contribution of everyone in the GP practice in providing a good service to patients, where staff have gone the extra mile when treating you or someone you know.

The Care Home Worker Award

This award recognises the contribution of an individual home care worker who strives to improve the delivery of care in the care home sector through developing ways to enhance nursing care. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to care and put the person being cared for at the heart of what they do.

Private Healthcare Staff Member of the Year

We are looking for a Doctor, Dentist, Nurse, Surgeon or support staff member like a porter or receptionist working in the private sector who demonstrates an innovative and caring approach to their work.  This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of what they do.

Excellence in Customer Care in the Private Health Care Sector

We are looking for a Private Health Care Business that stands out for the level of care they provide. Have you received great service? Has a member of staff gone above or beyond the call of duty, greeted you with a smile and a friendly word? This award recognises the contribution of everyone in a private health care business to provide a good service to patients, where staff have gone the extra mile when treating you or someone you know.

Volunteer of the Year

This award acknowledges those volunteers who have shown an exceptional and outstanding commitment to helping people. They can be from inside or outside the NHS, working formally or informally. We want to know how they go above and beyond the call of duty and the difference they are making to people’s lives.

Support Staff of the Year

We are looking for a support member of staff who demonstrates an innovative and caring approach to their work. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of what they do. We are looking for porters, receptionist, cleaners and other ancillary members of staff, Entrants can be from any health care profession, and can work anywhere, from a GP practice to in a hospital.

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