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Still time to nominate for Staffordshire Dignity in Care Awards

With just a week to go, people are being invited to nominate work colleagues, carers, friends and family members who put dignity at the heart of everything they do for a special award.

The Staffordshire County Council Dignity in Care Awards, now in their fifth year,  recognise care services and individuals who Ensure people in care are treated with dignity and respect, and are given choice, control and a sense of purpose in their daily lives.

Alan White, Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Health, Care and Wellbeing said:

“Our Dignity in Care awards are a wonderful celebration of those people who provide the highest level of care in our communities, always going beyond the normal good support and going that extra mile.

“It’s a chance to showcase care services across the county and the high quality of support people receive. Nominating someone is really easy and it’s the perfect opportunity to recognise and thank them for the wonderful difference they make.”

Categories in this year’s awards include: Learning, Creativity, Community, Young Dignity Champion and overall Carer

The closing date for nominations is Friday 26th May 2017.  Further details and nomination forms are available at www.staffordshire.gov.uk/dignityincare, emailing dignity@staffordshire.gov.uk, or calling 01785 355795.