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12th October 2017

Wales Care Awards shortlist announced – are you up for an award?

The Wales Care Awards shortlist has been announced. The annual awards take place on November 17 in City Hall, Cardiff and are one of the highlights of the year for hardworking social care professionals and they help shine a positive light on the social care sector.

This year the awards will be hosted by opera singer Wynne Evans with entertainment from the Only Boys Aloud choir.

Are you or a colleague shortlisted for a Wales Care Award 2017? Find out below...

Supported Living or Small Group Community Living Care Practitioner Award

Melanie Walters, Radis Community Care

Teresa Frances, Gwynedd County Council

Owen Olds, SilverCrest Care

Residential Care Practitioner

Linda Marie Kinsey, Hafod

Rebecca Barnes, Clwyd Alyn 

Shani Lauren Escott, Pen-Coed Care

Leadership in Residential Care Services

Susan Lanceley, Care Inn (Rickeston Mill)

Karen Beech, Hallmark (Greenhill Manor)

Anne Thomas, Penylan Community Housing

Leadership & Management in Supported Living or Small Community Award

Linda Forrest Owen, Carelink Homecare Service

Menna Roberts, Cymorth Llaw

Noel Williams, Calon Lan Community Care

Outstanding Service

June Clarke, Hafod Care (Plas y Garn Residential Home)

Rhian Evans, Gwynedd & Anglesey shared Lives

Miriam Warner, Miracle Workers Agency

Janet Paynter, Care Inn (Treetops Care Home)

Commitment to Quality in Housekeeping & Hospitality

Judy Twidale, Cae Bryn

Karen Saunders, Orbis Education & Care

Brian Lane, Hallmark Care Homes

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

Paul O'Donnell and Leonard Drane, Priority Childcare Ltd

Excellence in Palliative & End of Life Care

Karen Wilcox George, Hallmark (Greenhill Manor)

Ann Atkin, St Kentigern Hospice

Mark Dunn, Everycare Cardiff

Excellence in Catering

Anthony Dyer, Penylan Community Housing

Carys Davies, Hallmark (Shire Hall)

Richard Thompson, Bryn Seiont Newydd

Commitment to Training & Workforce Development

Beverley Larkins, Wrexham CB Council

Michele May and Sarah Longhurst, Stepping Stones / Pendine Park

Excellence in Dementia Care

Elizabeth Durlucia, Ty Bryn Care Home

Ceri Powell, Hafod Care (Bridgend)

Sara Wells, Procare Nursing Agency

Exceptional Newcomer

Sean Paul Doyle, Options Kinsale (Kinsale School)

Ashden Prance-Bowen, Hallmark (Shire Hall)

Rachel Gavin, Bridgend County Borough Council (Community Learning Disability Team)

Nurse of the Year

Tracey Frowen, Silvercrest

Jocelyn De Guzman, Pendine Highfield Care Home

Hannah Leggat, Hallmark (Shire Hall)

Commitment to Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

Gayle Thomas, Consensus

Andrea Lock, Family Housing Association

Leigh Miller, New Horizons Day Centre

Promoting Fulfilled Lives

Elizabeth Hughes, Ynys Mon Council

Tracy Davies, Home Instead

Christine Lewis, Highfield Care Home

Cerianne Gratton, All Care (S Wales)

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