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Nominate by Friday 14th July 2017

At Milford Care, we value the dedication of our staff in creating the special home-from-home atmosphere we all want in order for our residents to flourish.

To reflect this, we created the annual Milford Care Awards to honour the wide variety of roles the staff undertake – a description of each of the eight different categories is listed below. You can nominate any member of staff for an award and details of how are shown at the bottom of the page.

Recognising Excellence

Nurse Award

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to a registered nurse who has demonstrated outstanding clinical and managerial qualities, with a high level of dedication to, and advocacy for, the people they support.

Catering Award

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to a catering team member who recognises the importance of ensuring a positive dining experience incorporating individual food and nutritional requirements. The winner will be the person who shows exceptional ability in providing well-balanced, nutritious and delicious food.

Leadership Award

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to an outstanding individual, from any team, whose leadership has resulted in an exceptional outcome for residents, team members and their Home. The winner will be the person who has shown leadership qualities by reflecting on what could be better and supporting others to bring about change.

Carer Award

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to a care assistant who provides quality care through a person centred approach. This individual goes ‘the extra mile’ for residents and is adaptable, sensitive and alert to the needs of those they care for.

Support Service Award

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to an individual who works in a “supporting capacity” (eg. a housekeeper, activity coordinator, maintenance assistant or other non-care position) and who takes pride in their role, demonstrating the passion and commitment needed to make a real difference to residents lives.

Palliative Care Award

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to an individual, from any team, who has demonstrated the exceptional professionalism and compassion required to care for someone who is at the end of their life. This individual will be an excellent support to their colleagues and resident’s family members, and should be dedicated to delivering resident’s end of life wishes.

Residents’ Advocate Award

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to an individual, from any team, who is a voice for residents, championing their choices, views and expectations. The winner of this award puts dignity and respect for residents at the heart of what they do regardless of other pressures and demands.

Dementia Champion

diamond awards symbolThis award will be presented to an individual, from any team, who has made an exceptional contribution to the quality of life and happiness of our residents. This individual will inspire the team around them whilst meeting the complex needs of those living with dementia.

How to nominate

To nominate please complete the form overleaf and post it in the Nominations Box in Reception at your Home, or send it to:
Samantha Palmer, Milford Care Head Office, Springwood Gardens, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1RT. Alternatively you can email: awards@milfordcare.co.uk with the details of your nomination.
Nominations must be received by no later than Friday, 14th July 2017. Nominations received after this date may not be considered.
Nominations will only be accepted from staff members (excluding Home Managers), residents and their family/friends or visiting professionals.
All nominations will be reviewed and shortlisted. Finalists will be required to attend a judging day on either 1st or 2nd August and will be invited to attend the awards evening on Friday, 18th August 2017 when the winners will be announced.

Download the Milford Care Awards Nomination Form.

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Contact:
Milford Care
Tel. 01773 599340
Fax. 01773 599345
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Head Office:
Milford Care
Springwood Gardens
Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1RT
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