THE DEADLINE for nominations in the Solihull Together for Better Lives awards – the annual awards recognising individuals and organisations who are working together to make life better for Solihull residents – has been extended to Monday, February 5 to give people one final chance to nominate.
The Observer – media partner for the awards – has been featuring some of last year’s winners to give people an idea of who to vote for and how.
And, due to popular demand, the deadline for nominations has been extended by another week to give everyone a chance to nominate a worthy contender.
There are now just 11 days to have your say so don’t miss this opportunity to share and celebrate the inspiring and innovative work going on across Solihull to support the borough’s vulnerable and frail adults.
The Solihull Together Awards are a chance to say thank you and recognise outstanding care and support from people working across the health and care system in Solihull.
This includes Solihull Council, the NHS, voluntary and community sector, private sector and local residents.
Here’s a reminder of all nine award categories and how you can submit your nomination online at www.solihulltogether.co.uk/awards
Local Hero award, presented by Solihull Observer
Help us celebrate Solihull’s unsung heroes. Do you know someone who has had a big impact on the lives of adult family members, neighbours or their local community?
Care Professional of the Year
Have you or an adult family member been supported by an outstanding social care professional such as a social worker, care worker or support worker?
Health Professional of the Year
Or have you been supported by an outstanding health care worker such as a healthcare assistant, nurse, therapist, mental health professional or doctor?
Care Team of the Year
Do you know a team that has made an outstanding contribution to caring for adults in Solihull? You can nominate teams from the Council, NHS, voluntary organisations or teams who provide care at home, in a care home or other setting.
Primary Care Service of the Year
Does your GP, local pharmacy, dentist or optician always go the extra mile for you?
Are you part of an innovative project in Solihull which involves at least two different organisations or groups working together to support vulnerable and frail adults?
Outstanding community project
Have you had great support from a community group or are you part of a community group supporting vulnerable and frail adults? Tell us about the innovative work you are doing in Solihull.
Outstanding customer care
Who goes the extra mile to provide great customer care for adults in Solihull? This award is open to individuals or teams working in the voluntary, public and private sector.
Inspiring Leader award
This award celebrates inspirational people, working at any level of an organisation, who have demonstrated leadership and have kept colleagues motivated in the face of challenges and changes.
For more information about all the award categories and to submit an online nomination visit www.solihulltogether.co.uk/awards You can also find out more by following the Awards on Twitter @ST4BL