Shortlisted for 4 National Awards
Community Integrated Care are proud to have been shortlisted for four National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards, celebrating colleagues and projects that are making an incredible impact across our charity.
With winners set to be announced on 30th June, the awards recognise excellence in supporting people with learning disabilities and autism, honouring people and groups who provide exceptional care.
First, Community Integrated Care, as an organisation, are pleased to have been shortlisted for the Care Employer Award, celebrating the charity as a leading employer and care provider in the sector.
In recognition of our charity’s fantastic sporting partnerships, our Inclusive Volunteering programme has also been shortlisted for the Sporting Chance Award, whilst Matt Price, our Sports Inclusion Assistant, is a finalist for the Care Newcomer Award, celebrating an outstanding professional, new to the care sector.
Finally, our Quality Advisors are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Breaking Down Barriers Award. As people supported by Community Integrated Care who utilise their experiences to improve the quality of our services, the nomination celebrates the group’s work promoting the voices of other people supported by the charity.
On this fantastic news, Matt Price shared, “I am so honoured to be shortlisted for the Care Newcomer Award! My role with Community Integrated Care has really changed my life in ways I never imagined, I’ve gained confidence, made new friends and developed so many new skills. To be up for an award for my work on top of all this is the cherry on the cake. I’m so proud and feel really priveleged to be helping to change people’s lives in my job, like mine has been changed by the charity, too, and I can’t wait to celebrate at the awards with the other finalists!”
John Hughes, Director of Partnerships & Communities, said, “We are thrilled to have received the news that our people and projects have received four incredible nominations at the National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards.”
“This is a clear result of the charity’s efforts to provide real inclusion for the people we support – both in steering the direction of our charity’s services, and in accessing new and exciting volunteering opportunities which change lives.”
“Thank you to our partners, who have helped us make such amazing opportunities available to our people. The very best of luck to Matt Price and our Quality Advisors, too – you should feel very proud!”