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21st September 2015

Find out who's on the shortlist for a Wales Care Award in 2015

The shortlist for the 13th annual Wales Care Awards has been announced. The awards nominees for the prestigious awards come from all over Wales, from Rhyl to Wrexham, Cardiff to Caernafon.

There are 18 categories of awards with the shortlisted candidates in 17 of them listed ahead of the awards night - and one special award announced only on the night.

The awards are always a grand occasion with a black tie reception in Cardiff's City Hall. This year the Wales Care Awards take place on November 6. You can book a table and find out more about the awards on the Wales Care Awards website.

Find out who is on the Wales Care Awards 2015 shortlist

Supported Living or Small Group Community Living Care Practitioner Award

Sharon Aspray, Embrace Group, Denbigh

Sian Roberts, Wrexham Council

Vicky Bailey, Regard Partnership, Kingston, Surrey

Wayne Brookfield, Wrexham Council

Residential Care Practitioner

Chris Balahura, Fairways Care Ltd, Treborth, Bangor

Janet Davies, Tracscare, Swansea

Stacey Moore, Procare Wales Ltd, Rhyl

Samantha Thomas, Clwyd Alyn Housing Association – Plas Bod Llwyd Care Home, Newbridge

Leadership in Residential Care Services

Jacqueline Innis, Talbot Court Care Home, Neath

Martin Taylor, Summerhill Group, Cwmbran

Judith Richards, Clwyd Alyn. Pennaf Housing Group, St Asaph

Marina Bowles, Careinn Ltd, Rhayader

Leadership & Management in Supported Living or Small Community Award

Audra West, Independent Living Ltd, Wrexham

Sam Evans, Abacare Ltd, Bangor

Wayne Bickford, Ucan Care Ltd, Treharris

Promoting Fulfilled Lives Award

Dawn Derrick, Handsale Ltd, Aberavon, Neath

Gareth Moxon, Calon Lan Community Care, Llandudno

Kate Galloway, Wales Care & Support Team, Action on Hearing Loss Cymru, Cardiff

Nurse of the Year

June Edwards, Talbot Court Care Home, Neath

Madel Kuhn, Hallmark Care Homes, Cardiff

Aine Loughran, Hallmark Care Homes, Merthyr Tydfil

Outstanding Service

Catherine Robinson, Gofal Bro, Caernarfon

Bronwen Morris, Old Vicarage, Wrexham

Busisiwe Zuma, Barchester, Llanelli

Christine Lovell, Ludlow Street Healthcare, Cardiff

Leading Practice in Learning Disability & Mental Health Services

Alexander Smith, Life Long Learning 4 Living, Rhosllanerchrugog, Wrexham

Carys Pritchard, Abacare Ltd, Bangor

Laura Haysham, Orbis Education & Care Ltd, Cardiff

The Social Care Health & Safety Award

Sarah Jackson, Ludlow Street Healthcare, Cardiff

Tracy King, Pendine Park Care Organisation, Wrexham

Commitment to Quality in Housekeeping & Hospitality

Deborah Price, Talbot Court Care Home, Neath

Hannah Clatworthy, Embrace Group, Ystrad, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Kath Thomas, Barchester, Swansea

Excellence in Palliative & End of Life Care

Ceri Breeze, Handsale Ltd, Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot

Helen Wooding, Wrexham Council

Innovation in Residential Child Care & Young People

Louise Irving, Afon Goch Children's Homes, Gwynedd

Helen Rees, Orbis Education & Care Ltd, Bronllys, Brecon

The Peter Clarke Award for Promoting Excellence in Services for Children and Young People

Hazel & David Owen, Conwy County Council , Conwy Child & Family Service

Excellence in Catering Award

Lisa Anderson, Hallmark Care Homes, Cartref Annwyl Fan Care Home, Carmarthenshire

Daniel Cole, Hallmark Care Homes, Shire Hall Care Home, Cardiff

Karolina Raslawska, Embrace Group, Cartrefle Res. Home, Llanwrst

Commitment to Training & Workforce Development

Simon Powell, Tracscare, Swansea

Joyce Williams, Smartcare Pendine Park Teaching Care Centre, Wrexham

Brenda Davies, Embrace Group, Cartrefle Residential Home, Llanwrst

Excellence in Dementia Care

Claire Mathe, S & S Care Ltd, Caergwrle, Wrexham

Cheryl Beer, Grwp Gwalia, Swansea

Shamilla Yoganathan, Barleyblind Ltd, Cartref Ael Y Bryn, Ammanford

Exceptional Newcomer

Angelo Corria, Home Instead, Cardiff

Susan Lloyd, At Home - Vale Senior Care, Denbighshire

Aneurin Brown, Hallmark Care Homes, Greenhill Manor, Merthyr Tydfil

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