Pride in Our Carers Awards 2018 – Nominations Now Open!

19th January 18

Nominations have opened for the Pride in Our Carers Awards 2018.

The awards are for carers of all ages who have contributed to supporting other carers in their community and makes a difference to someone else’s life.  The awards are also for organisations and individuals who are carer friendly and regularly go above and beyond in their support for carers.  The awards are for everyone in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk.

How you can help promote the awards

Download a poster to display in your workplace, community venue, GP surgery, etc.

Nominate for the awards

You can either make your nomination using the form below or download the Nomination Form and send it to us via email or post.

All entries must be received by midnight Sunday 22nd April 2018.

The judging

All entries will be anonymised, shortlisted and then judged by an independent panel of family carers and professionals.  The decisions of the judging panel are final.

Your data

The information contained in this nomination is strictly confidential and will not be communicated to any person other than those involved in the administration and judging of the awards, with the exception of background information provided, which may be used in association with the announcement of any award granted.

Data is not added to our internal databases or shared with any third parties.

All nomination forms are destroyed after the event.

Pride in Our Carers 2018 Nomination Form

Your details
We need these to enable us to contact you to let you know if your nominee has been shortlisted. This will be done before we write to the shortlisted individual/organisation.
Incomplete forms may not be accepted so please ensure you provide full contact details for yourself and the nominated person and the Award Category you are nominating them for.

Title

First name*

Last name*

Telephone number*

Mobile number

Email address*

Address


Town*

Postcode*

Details of Nominee
We will be writing to all shortlisted individuals/organisations in order to invite them along to our awards ceremony at KingsGate Community Church, Peterborough on 13 June 2018.

Title

First name*

Last name*

Telephone number*

Mobile number

Email address

Organisation

Job Title/Team

Address*


Town*

Postcode*

Categories are:
Carer of the Year - Nominate the family member, friend or neighbour you know who goes out of their way to help and support others and who makes a difference in someone’s life. This category is for unpaid, family carers only.

Young Carer/Young Adult Carer of the Year - Nominate the Young Carer (5-18 years) or Young Adult Carer (18-24 years) you know who goes out of their way to help and support others and who makes a difference in someone’s life.

Carer Friendly Employer of the Year - Nominate a local business or organisation who supports their employees or customers in their caring role. This can include an individual who has made a difference by going the extra mile on behalf of the business/organisation.

Carer Friendly School or College of the Year - Nominate a School or College who has demonstrated a carer friendly approach in their caring role. This can include an individual who has made a difference by going the extra mile on behalf of the school/college.

Carer Friendly Social Care Award - Nominate the Social Care team, care manager, youth worker or individual who has demonstrated the most carer friendly approach in their working role and who has made a difference by going the extra mile. This category includes paid care workers.

Carer Friendly Health Care Award - Nominate the GP surgery, Consultant, District Nurse, Health Care team, Hospital ward or individual who has demonstrated the most carer friendly approach in their working role and who has made a difference by going the extra mile.

Carer Friendly Voluntary Organisation Award - Nominate the Voluntary organisation, team or individual who has demonstrated the most carer friendly approach in their working role and who has made a difference by going the extra mile.

Special Recognition Award - This category is for the individual, team, group or organisation who deserves special recognition for everything they do to support unpaid family carers. Your nomination can be for a specific event or action which has led to an improvement/change to several peoples’ lives.

Outstanding Contribution to Carers Award - This category is for the individual, team, group or organisation whose contribution over the years has led to significant changes to unpaid family carers and the way they are supported.

I would like to nominate the person named above for the following Award*

Please do not refer to the person you are nominating by using their name below - please use he/she/they.

Who do they care for?
If you are nominating an individual, could you please indicate who they care for.
If it is more than one person please tick the relevant boxes.
SpouseChild (under 18)Child (over 18)ParentSiblingGrandparentOther family memberNeighbourFriendClients

Award Nomination*
Please detail why the individual, team or organisation merits the award by including examples of the type of support they provide and how they have made a difference in their particular category.
Give an example of how this person/organisation’s support has made a difference. [Maximum 150 words].


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Give an example of how this person/organisation goes the extra mile in their support for unpaid family carers. [Word limit 150].


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Give an example of the kind of support this person/organisation gives. [Word limit 150].


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Use this box for other supporting information or examples of why you believe this person/organisation deserves to be nominated for this category. [Word limit 200].


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We would really like to know how you heard about the Awards


Closing date for nominations: Midnight on Sunday 22nd April 2018

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