Winners announced for 2020 Skills for Care Accolades awards

Skills for Care Accolade Awards

Some of England’s best social care organisations are celebrating after being crowned winners at the Skills for Care Accolades awards last night.

Hosted in London by Strictly Come Dancing star Anton Du Beke, the ceremony celebrated innovation and excellence in workforce development, with all ten category winners having shown an expert panel of judges why they deserved to pick up a national award. 

The full list of finalists can be found below.

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“It was a privilege to share in the delight of all our winners who all showed some really smart thinking in how they support their workforce to deliver high quality services,” says Skills for Care Interim CEO Andy Tilden. 

“Given the high level of competition, all our finalists did brilliantly to make their shortlists, and it was inspiring to hear from them how they really support the learning and development needs of their workforces, which results in better services for the people they work with.” 

The full list of winners are: 

Best employer of between 51 and 249 staff: Community Support Services 

Best employer of over 250 staff: Future Directions

Best employer of under 50 staff: Hendra Healthcare (Ludlow) Limited 

Best employer support for your registered manager(s): Leeds City Council, Adults & Health, Organisational and Workforce Development 

Best individual who employs their own care and support staff: Richard’s House 

Most effective approach to continuing professional development for the regulated workforce in social care settings: Hertfordshire County Council, Adult Social Care, Adults Practice Development team 

Most effective approach to leadership and management: Manor Community 

Most effective collaborative approach to integrated new models of care: Community Integrated Care Learning Disability Super League 

Most innovative endorsed learning provider: Springhill Hospice Education Team 

Secrets of Success – Best retention and recruitment approaches: Lewisham Nexus Service

Caption: The Learning Disability Super League team pictured with Anton Du Beke.

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