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National Learning Disability and Autism Awards - Finalists


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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:

Welsh finalists:

The Manager Award - Kelly Prosser, Domiciliary Care South Wales

The Manager Award - 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.

Making a Difference – 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.

The Support Worker Award - 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.

Breaking Down Barriers - 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.

English finalists:

The Manager Award - Sue Snelling, St Faith’s Villa, Walnut Tree Lane and Girling Street

Making a Difference – Helen Ritson and OWL Town Farm Workshop

Supporting Older People with Learning Disabilities – Liz Hayes and Inglewood House

Breaking Down Barriers – The Regard Group

Best Employer – 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.



Garthowen


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Specialism: Garthowen is a registered residential home for adults with Learning Disabilities, Dementia and/or Physical Disabilities which can be complex. The service

Domiciliary Care South Wales


The Domiciliary Care agency is located in Cardiff and is a specialist agency specifically registered to support individuals that reside in a 24 hour

OWL Cerrig Camu


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To book a day at an OWL service online please click here: BOOK ONLINE

An innovative project has been set up

St Faiths Villa


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Situated in the market town of Sudbury, St Faiths is a residential service for 5 ladies with learning disabilities, associated physical and sensory needs.

OWL Town Farm Workshop


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OWL Town Farm Workshop will be holding an event on 25th April for Care Home Open Day. Please contact the service directly for

Inglewood House


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Specialism: Adults with a learning disability, and accompanying diagnosis such as epilepsy, dementia and complex physical needs.

Type of Service: 24 hour