Timeline:

5th March 2019
' Nominations open '
26th April 2019
' Nominations close '
24th June 2019
' Shortlist announced '
10th July 2019
' Awards ceremony '

The Care and Compassion Award

For any Nurse, Midwife, Allied Health Professional or care staff member of any discipline and in any setting, that has used their skills to ensure that patients experience care and compassion.

This could be through:

  • changing how healthcare staff communicate with patients and their families;
  • driving improvements to care environments to make them dementia-friendly or generally more pleasant places for patients and their loved ones, or;
  • ensuring that patients and their families are well-informed and empowered to play an active role in deciding what type of care they receive.