Independent Specialist Care Awards 2014
12 March 2014
Finalists will be notified early in the new year.
Showcasing the very best in care services The Independent Specialist Care Awards draws attention to the best performing private and voluntary sector providers working in the provision of social care services for adults with learning or physical disabilities or mental health conditions whether that be in residential care, homecare or specialist hospitals.
Who can enter the Independent Specialist Care Awards?
The Awards are open to all independent sector providers, including commercial organisations, social enterprises and charitable / voluntary providers as well as commissioners and supporting organisations working in the independent sector.
Can I enter more than one category?
Yes, but you will need to fill out a separate nomination form for each.
Can I nominate more than once within a category?
An individual or team can only be nominated once per category.
Does it cost to nominate?
Who are the judges?
The judges are an independent panel of experts. They will be made public on the website in due course.
Can I amend my nomination once it has been submitted?
Once the nomination has been submitted you cannot add or change the entry.
When is the deadline for nominations?
How do I nominate?
Please read the categories and criteria for entry on our website. Entries should be no more than 400 words, and contain evidenced claims. Once you are satisfied with your entry please fill in and submit our online entry form.
Can I submit extra material?
The nomination will be judged on the information submitted on the entry form.
Do I need to attend a judging day?
No. It is therefore crucial you put all your information clearly and concisely in your nomination entry.
When will I find out if I have been shortlisted?
Finalists are notified in February
When are the winners announced?
At the Gala Dinner, 12 March, at the London Lancaster Hotel.
I’ve made a mistake in the name on my entry. Can I change it?
Once the finalists have been announced, you should check that the name and spelling of your nominee is as you wish it. If you want to make and changes or corrections you may do so up to four weeks after the announcement.
How can I promote my success?
Finalists and winners are sent logos to promote their success on websites, printed material and email signatures.
How do I book tickets for the event?
Finalists are entitled to a complimentary place at this event (please note in the event of a team being shortlisted, this is one place per team). To book additional places or a table please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is there a dress code for the Gala Dinner?
Yes it is a black tie event.
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