Entries sought for care awards

Scotland’s national awards, the Care Accolades, is searching for the most outstanding social service projects, services and initiatives throughout the country.

They want to hear from excellent social service organisations that are making a difference to the lives of people who use services, carers, workers and the public.

Now with nine categories, including a Chair’s Award, Accolades will be awarded to services who demonstrate excellence in areas such as investing in the workforce, involving the community, innovative ways of working, and personalisation.

The awards are open to all social service organisations across all sectors in Scotland, from the public, private and voluntary sector. The Care Accolades is open to all social service organisations in any sector. The 2013 ceremony will be held at Perth Concert Hall on the May 31.

The closing date for entries is February 8. For further information about the Care Accolades, categories in 2013 and hints and tips on applying visit the Care Accolades website www.sssccareaccolades.uk.com