Winners of the Great South East Care Awards 2019 Announced

Published: 11/11/2019

Saturday 9th November over 500 of the very best in social care attended a glittering awards ceremony at The Hilton Hotel, Brighton, for the finals of the Great South East Care Awards.

The Great South East Care Awards are part of the Great British Care Awards, a series of 9 regional awards celebrating excellence across the care sector.  The purpose of the awards is to promote best practice within both home care and care homes sectors, and pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work.

Sector support for the events includes Care England, The Department of Health, The National Care Forum, The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and the Alzheimer’s Society, as well as local authorities and other commercial organisations.

There are a range of categories available for nomination, which represent all areas of the care sector; whether it be older people or specialist services and from frontline staff such as care workers and care managers to people who have made an impact in other ways such as training.

Winners of the Great South East Care Awards will go through to the final at Birmingham’s ICC on 20th March 2020.

The winners of the Great South East Care Awards, together with the judge’s comments are detailed below:

Home Care Employer

Bluebird Care Reading, Wokingham, Windsor, Maidenhead and Bracknell 

Passionate and engaged with a clear focus on delivery an excellent employee experience. They involved their employees in re-imagining their business three years ago and are reaping the benefits of that. Excellent presentation with great images of their staff.

The Care Assessor Award

Alex Witten, Bluebird Care Reading, Wokingham, Windsor, Maidenhead and Bracknell

Alex was dedicated and driven to provide the best possible outcomes for people in the sector. She demonstrated a consistency in the approach to her assessments ensured continuity of care delivery.