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27th October 2014

Wales Care Awards 2014: List of winners announced

The winners of the 2014 Wales Care Awards were announced at a packed-out ceremony at Cardiff's City Hall on Friday, October 24, 2014.

There were 18 awards categories plus three final awards, the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Dignity in Care Award and the Spirit of Care Awards.

Promoting Fulfilled Lives Award

Winner = Matthew Palamarczuk, Pendine Park Care Organisation

Supported Living or Small Group Community Living Care Practitioner Award

Joint Winners = Martin Reynolds and Christopher Isles of Tredomen House, Hengoed

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

Winner = Mark Adams, Branas Isaf, Corwen

Leadership and Management in Residential Care Services Award

Winner = Gwyneth Virgo, Thomas Gabrielle EMI Residential Care Home

Leadership and Management in Supported Living or Small Group and Community Living Award

Winner = Nicola Bolton, Integra Community Living Options, Llanelli

Commitment to Training and Workforce Development Award

Winner = Catherine Rowell, Coleg Cambria, Flintshire

Exceptional Newcomer Award

Winner = Julie James, Cilymaenllwyd Care Home, Llanelli

Nurse of the Year Award

Winner = Elizabeth Richards-Calnon, Millheath Nursing Home, Newport

Outstanding Service Award

Winner = Amanda Gladstone, Gwynedd Council Shared Lives / Adult Placement Scheme

Excellence in Dementia Care for Care Practitioners Award

Winner = Jane Geraghty, RMBI, Queen Elizabeth Court, Llandudno

Excellence in Learning Disability and Mental Health Services Award

Joint Winners = Jenny Steadman, Torfaen County Borough Council and Judi Roberts, Cae Bryn EMI Nursing Home, Wrexham

Social Care Health and Safety Award

Winner = Hilary Cardwell, Anheddau Cyf, Bangor

Commitment to Quality in Housekeeping and Hospitality Award

Winner = Irene Christ, Cambian, Pengwern College, Denbighshire

Excellence in Palliative Care and End of Life Care Award

Winner = Dinah Hickish, St Kentigern Hospice, St Asaph

Innovation and Care for Children and Young People Award

Winner = Tina Ruane, Cambian, Pengwern College, Denbighshire

Excellence in Catering Award

Joint Winners =  Gareth Matthews, Shire Hall Care Home, Cardiff and Clare Wilkins, Cwrt Enfys Care Home, Swansea

Residential Care Practitioner Award

Joint Winners = Michael Stanbank, Woodside Grange Care Home, Conwy and Claire Venables, Highfield Nursing Home, Wrexham

Bryn Terfel Foundation Award for Promoting the Arts in Social Care

Winner = Trevor Whymark, Three Cliffs Care Home Swansea

Craig Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner = Dilys Price of Touch Trust

Dignity in Care Award

Joint Winners = Liam Heaney, Bradshaw Manor Care Home, Rhyl, Sarah Hill, Cambian Pengwern College, Rhuddlan, Bridget McCann, Romilly Nursing Home, Cardiff and Rhian Thomas, Cartref Ael y Bryn, Ammanford

Spirit of Care Award

Winner = Paul Goodridge, G4S HMP Bridgend


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