Specialism: Garthowen is a registered residential home for adults with Learning Disabilities, Dementia and/or Physical Disabilities which can be complex. The service
We are delighted to have finalists in five categories of the English and Welsh finals of the National Learning Disability and Autism Awards.
These awards pay tribute to individuals and organisations who excel in providing support for people with learning disabilities and autism.
Good luck to the the Welsh finalists for the final taking place in September.
The Regard Group or members of our team are finalists in the following categories:
- Kelly Prosser, Domiciliary Care South Wales
- Amyleigh Normanton, Garthowen
This award celebrates a manager who has demonstrated a high level of expertise, exceptional skills in leadership and management, great support for colleagues and a positive commitment to person-centred support. A manager who shows vision in developing high quality services and supporting staff to meet the ever-changing needs of the people they support.
– The Cerrig Camu OWL team
This award is for a provider or person, who has promoted inclusion and community cohesion through their work or role in the community – particularly where this has helped make a positive change happen in people’s lives. It is for an outstanding person who works creatively and passionately to ensure people with a learning disability have equal access and involvement in their community.
- Rosalyn Redford, Garthowen
This award recognises the crucial role of the support worker in providing high quality support for people with a learning disability and/or autism. Evidence of commitment to person-centred approaches, supporting people with dignity and respect alongside dedication, team working and good humour will be important features for the judges.
- The Regard Group
The award celebrates an individual or organisation who have worked to make sure people get clear information and are able to contribute their views and experiences. This award is for an organisation who provide good access and easy read, as it helps to include all and encourages everyone to communicate more clearly and get around more easily.
- Sue Snelling, St Faith’s Villa, Walnut Tree Lane and Girling Street
– Helen Ritson and OWL Town Farm Workshop
– Liz Hayes and Inglewood House
– The Regard Group
– The Regard Group
This award seeks to acknowledge and celebrate an exceptional employer who is committed to their employees, delivering an excellent service to their customers, people with learning disabilities or people with autism and their families. Employers should be able to provide considerable acumen and entrepreneurial flair whilst at the same time having a sustained track record of delivering high quality care and managing change improvement.