National Dementia Care Awards 2017

9 November 2017 : Doncaster Racecourse, Yorkshire

 

ENTRIES NOW OPEN!

Deadline for entries 21st July

 

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 The Journal of Dementia Care is pleased to announce that the National Dementia Care Awards are now open! The Awards are completely free to enter and designed to praise the very best people in Dementia Care. The celebrated and prestigious Awards Presentation Dinner will commence on Thursday 9 November 2017 at the Doncaster Racecourse, as part of the UK Dementia Congress 2017. The awards were founded to highlight excellence in all parts of the sector and now in it’s 8th consecutive year, we are proud to have the opportunity to reward those who continue to work tirelessly to provide consistently outstanding care. Doncaster Racecourse is a stunning and historic venue with award-winner credentials, located in the iconic market town of Doncaster, in scenic South Yorkshire.

 

‘It is with great pride that we are sponsoring the 8th National Care Dementia Awards! At Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) we understand how important the delivery of excellent dementia care is to an ever- increasing number of people living with dementia, their families and their friends. It is fantastic that these awards recognise the hugely important, innovative, creative and compassionate care and support that is being provided across the nation by highly dedicated people and organisations. Our hope is that dementia becomes a disease of the past as quickly as possible. We are convinced that highlighting the great work that people do will encourage more involvement, increase awareness and help in some small way to lessen the stigma attached to dementia. At QCS we are continually striving to support best practice by giving people who provide services access to our high-quality management system and associated materials to improve their practice. We know the awards will be a great success and look forward to sharing in the experience and being humbled by the stories from so many inspirational, dedicated and passionate people’ – Ed Watkinson – Director of Care Quality, QCS

 

National Dementia Care Awards 2017 Categories:

 

Outstanding Dementia Care Product

This award will be made to an outstanding product which can be shown to have transformed the lives of those living with dementia and/or their carers. To enter click here

Outstanding Dementia Care Innovation

This award recognises the vital role of innovation in developing high quality services for people living with dementia. To enter click here

Best Activities Co-ordinator for People with Dementia

This award will be made to a person within a care home or day care environment with more than 50% of people living with dementia who has made an exceptional contribution to the quality of life, health and happiness of all the people they work with through the activities they provide. To enter click here

Best Dementia Nurse Specialist / Dementia Lead

This award will be made to an outstanding Dementia Nurse Specialist or Dementia Lead who has demonstrated an expert level of skill, knowledge, management and leadership. They will have supported their colleagues in delivering high quality, safe, seamless dementia care either in an acute or community hospital, facilitating staff training, discouraging inappropriate sedation, using dementia screening tools and developing person-centred care pathways including activities of daily living and delivering improvements in dementia practice. To enter click here

Best Dementia Care Manager

This award will be made to an outstanding dementia manager (or deputy) in a dementia focused environment. They will be expected to show exceptional leadership, caring, training and management skills for the benefit of service users and staff. To enter click here

Best Dementia Garden

This award will be made to a dementia focused facility/garden which has outstanding features that significantly enhance the quality of life of residents and staff. To enter click here

Best Dementia Training Initiative

This award recognises the vital role of effective training in dementia care. It will be made to an individual or organisation that can demonstrate the value of a training initiative which they have successfully implemented. To enter click here

 

 

Best Interior Dementia Design

This award will acknowledge an outstanding dwelling designed for people living with dementia. The winner will have shown an ability to excite and innovate, with regard to practicality and cost awareness combined with the needs of people with dementia. To enter click here

Best Resident / Relative Contribution

This award will be made to a resident living with dementia in a care home, or the relative/friend of such a resident, who has made a very significant contribution to the happiness and well-being of the residents and staff in the care home. To enter click here

Exceptional Contribution by a Person Living with Dementia

This award is made to a person living with dementia who lives and works with incredible passion and commitment to improving the lives and wellbeing of others living with dementia. This award celebrates the many unsung heroes who, living with dementia themselves, contribute so much and inspire so many within the dementia community. To enter click here

Outstanding Arts and Creativity in Dementia Care

This award will be made to an organisation or person that has developed and delivered an outstanding creative arts project, in any setting, to improve the quality of lives of people living with dementia. To enter click here

Best Dementia Team

This award will be made to the dementia-focused team which has developed and maintained a superb standard of care within any care facility. To enter click here

 

Dementia Care Inspiring Leader

This award is open to any individual who has a leadership role and who is an inspiration to their team, developing morale and well-being that motivates the team to make a real difference to the experience of people living with dementia who they support. To enter click here

Best Dementia Care Home

This award will be made to the care home with more than 50% of its residents living with dementia which provides an outstanding environment with exceptional standards of care, excellent staff training and morale and a well-respected place in the local community. To enter click here

Dementia Care Personality

This award will be made to someone whose personality and energy has made a difference in ways which are truly inspiring and memorable within the dementia-focused environment in which they are working. This person will actively promote excellence in care for people with dementia, peace of mind for relatives and a happy working environment. To enter click here

Lifetime Achievement in Dementia Care

This award will be made to an exceptional individual who, over a significant portion of their life, has made a significant contribution to the sector and the quality of life of people living with dementia they have worked with. To enter click here

 

Judging Day

The National Dementia Awards Judging day will take place on the 29th September 2017 at the London Hilton Metropole. All finalists are required to attend.

 

Get in touch

Any questions or queries?

Download our FAQs pack by clicking the image below or get in touch with Nicola on the Events Team at nicola@hawkerpublications.com or call 0207 720 2108

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsorship and exhibition

For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact Caroline Bowern:
caroline@hawkerpublications.com
or telephone: 020 7720 2108 ext 203

 

National Dementia Care Awards Charity

 

We are delighted to support NAPA as our charity at the 8th National Dementia Care Awards. 

NAPA is a national charity and an umbrella organisation that supports care teams and connects, signposts, encourages and motivates anyone with an interest in lifestyle, well –being, life, love and laughter in the care sector.

 

 

 

 

 

7th National Dementia Care Awards 2016

See below for details from the fantastic 2016 awards!

National Dementia Care Awards Gala Dinner 2016

Please hover to scroll through images from the Awards Presentation Dinner or click to see the full album7th National Dementia Care Awards 2016

National Dementia Care Awards Champagne Reception 2016

Please hover to scroll through images from the Awards Champagne or click to see the full album7th National Dementia Care Awards Champagne Reception 2016

Photo Booth at the National Dementia Care Awards 2016

Please hover to scroll through images from the Photo Booth, sponsored by Compass Associates, at the National Dementia Care Awards or click to see the full albumPhotobooth at the National Dementia Care Awards 2016

 

WINNERS OF THE NATIONAL DEMENTIA CARE AWARDS 2016!

Congratulations to our Winners at the 7th National Dementia Care Awards 2016

Outstanding Dementia Care Product 2016
Jorg Roth & Jo Foster, Film Package, My Life Films

Outstanding Dementia Care Innovation 2016
James Ashwell, Unforgettable.org, Unforgettable

Best Activities Co-ordinator 2016
Sarah Savidge, Admiral Court, Hallmark Care Homes

Best Dementia Lead / Nurse Specialist 2016
Sarah Monks, University Hospital South Manchester

Best Dementia Care Manager 2016
Phil Benson, EachStep Blackburn, Community Integrated Care

Best Dementia Garden 2016
Hannah Bradford & Andy Keen, Anya Court, Hallmark Care Homes

Best Dementia Training Initiative 2016
Stephanie Daley, Time for Dementia, Centre for Dementia Studies (Brighton and Sussex Medical School and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Society, University of Surrey & Surrey & Borders NHS Foundation Trust

Best Interior Dementia Design 2016
Pauline Shaw & Sanna Laaksonen, Surbiton, The Royal Star and Garter Homes

Best Resident Relative Contribution 2016
John Timms, St Luke’s, Community Integrated Care

Exceptional Contribution by a Person Living with Dementia 2016
Chris Roberts

Best Dignity in Care Champion 2016
Dorica Mukuma, Craigielea Care Home, The Holmes Care Group

Best Dementia Team 2016
Angela Bookham & Kelly Kelleher, Broadwater Lodge Care Home, Care UK

Dementia Care Inspiring Leader 2016
Lesley Hobbs, Brunelcare

Best Dementia Care Home 2016
Phil Benson, Each Step Blackburn, Community Integrated Care

Dementia Care Personality 2016
Megan Austin, Colten Care

Lifetime Achievement in Dementia Care 2016
Joan Sewell, Alzheimer’s Society

CONTACT

For further details contact Fiona Robb:
events@hawkerpublications.com
or telephone: 020 7720 2108 ext 204
 
For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities please contact Caroline Bowern:
caroline@hawkerpublications.com
or telephone: 020 7720 2108 ext 203

 


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