Direct Nursing Awards 2016

Thank you for your interest in the Diamond Heart Awards, sponsored by Direct Nursing Services Ltd and held at the Glyn Clydach Hotel, Longford, Neath on Saturday 8th October, 2016.

 

Nominations for the 2016 awards are NOW OPEN

How to enter

  1. Choose the category or categories for which you want to nominate your colleague or yourself. If you are entering more than one category, separate entry forms must be completed.
  2. Write an account of saying why your colleague (or you) should be considered. An additional account from a colleague or service user/family carer is helpful but not essential.
  3. All candidates will be shortlisted from your submission so please tell us as much as you can, the short listing panel will not be able to judge from one sentence.
  4. If you would like to send more information to support your online nomination, please send through your testimonial to  charityball13@hotmail.co.uk  Please make sure that the name of the nominee and the award category is included on all supporting information.

Please note that testimonials should be no more than one A4 page.

Nominations for each category will close at 4pm on the closing date 08/09/2016 – nominations will not be accepted after this time.

The shortlisted candidates will be notified approximately one week after the closing date.

 

The Health Support Worker Award

This award will recognise an excellent, person centred service to clients, demonstrating dignity and respect through Health Care.  Candidates should be able to provide examples of initiatives and excellence in their work and pride themselves on outstanding service user feedback.

  • Gives an excellent service to clients . Understands and demonstrates treating each person as an individual
  • Shows respect to clients and treats them with dignity
  • Can demonstrate excellence in their job (example)
  • Uses initiative (example)
  • Takes special pride in their work
  • Has received praise from clients

 

The Registered Nurse  Award

This award will recognise an excellent, person centred service to clients, demonstrating dignity and respect through Health Care.  Candidates should be able to provide examples of initiatives and excellence in their work and pride themselves on outstanding service user feedback.

  • Gives an excellent service to clients . Understands and demonstrates treating each person as an individual
  • Shows respect to clients and treats them with dignity
  • Can demonstrate excellence in their job (example)
  • Uses initiative (example)
  • Takes special pride in their work
  • Has received praise from clients

 

The Care Provider Award (Home/ Ward/ Organisation)

This award seeks to acknowledge and celebrate employers’ commitment to care and how this is achieving success in delivering an excellent service. Is able to demonstrate substantial strengths and has a sustained track record of delivering good quality care and managing improvement.

  • Can demonstrate examples of leadership best practice: supervision and appraisal systems, continuing professional development, qualifications and achievements, creating a learning environment. Can show an effective workforce development plan.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to change to meet the new social care priorities.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and development activities.
  • Demonstrates the ability to change to meet the new social care priorities.
  • Demonstrates good practice in person centred care and support.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to dignity and privacy for clients.
  • Is able to demonstrate how clients and/or relatives/carers participate in the development of service.
  • Examples of how clients have benefited/ Can show satisfaction of clients.
  • Can say how they achieve a caring culture within their organisation.
  • Can say what makes their care service special.

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