Awards

  • Christmas Card 1The annual Danshell Christmas Card competition has seen over 120 cards flying in to the York Central Support Office, filling the place with glitter and colour. Service user representatives from around the country came to York to help with our jolly judging day, dressed in their best Christmas jumpers.

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    Our fantastic teams have again been recognised for the outstanding support we provide for people with learning disabilities and autism.

  • Trophy 2We have some amazing staff and teams who have been honoured with some incredible awards and accreditations. Here is a list of our recent award wins and shortlistings, as well as the accreditations earnt by our services:

    Awards
    National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018
    Finalists – waiting to hear if we’ve won:
    The Outstanding Contribution Award - Vickie Peters (North East Consultant Nurse)
    The Team Award - Bostall House Hospital
    The Great Autism Practice Award - Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital
    The Sporting Chance Award - Lorraine Platt (Trinity House Care Home with Nursing)
    The Senior Manager Award - Nicola Darby (Service Manager of Ducks Halt Residential Service & Yew Trees Hospital)
    The Learning Disability Nurse Award - Warren Cocker (Charge Nurse at Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital)
    The Learning Disability Nurse Award - Sibu Mbambo (Staff Nurse at Old Leigh House Hospital)
    The Trainer Award - Gemma Gibson (North East Trainer)

    RCNi Nurse Awards 2018
    Finalist – waiting to hear if we’ve won:
    The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Warren Cocker (Charge Nurse at Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital)

    HealthInvestor Awards 2018
    Finalists – waiting to hear if we’ve won:
    Specialist Care Provider of the Year – Danshell

    Complex Care Provider of the Year – Danshell

    Great British Care Awards 2017
    Good Nurse Award – Maxine Thorne (Charge Nurse at Toller Road Care Home with Nursing)  (Finalist)

    Good Nurse Award – Beth Fields (Charge Nurse at Cedar Vale Specialist Autism Hospital)  (Finalist)
    Care Home Chef Award – Rikki Maxwell & Amanda Jackson (Senior Chefs at Trinity House Care Home with Nursing)  (Finalist)
    Care Home Worker Award – Wendy Taylor (Senior Support Worker at Trinity House Care Home with Nursing)  (Finalist)
    Activity Organiser Award – Chantel Cumberland (Activity Coordinator at Ducks Halt Care Home with Nursing – now a Residential Service)  (Finalist)
    Putting People First Award – Toller Road Care Home with Nursing  (Regional Winner)

    National Care Awards 2017
    Care Home Manager of the Year – Jo Crook (Service Manager at Hollyhurst Care Home with Nursing)  (Finalist)

    Resident Engagement Award - Cate Ball (then Service Manager at Toller Road Care Home with Nursing, now Midlands Business Support Manager)  (Finalist)

    Laing Buisson Awards 2017
    Nursing Practice Award – Beth Fields (Charge Nurse at Cedar Vale Specialist Autism Hospital)  (Finalist)

    Rising Star Award – Amy Childs (Midlands Consultant Nurse)  (Winner)

    Nursing Times Awards 2017
    Nurse Leader Award – Amy Childs (Midlands Consultant Nurse)  (Finalist)

    Rising Star Award – Lorna Featherstone (Service Manager at Willow House Care Home with Nursing)  (Finalist)
    Team of the Year Award – Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital  (Finalist)

    Danshell Shining Star Staff Recognition Awards 2017
    Nurse of the Year – Maxine Thorne (Charge Nurse at Toller Road Care Home with Nursing)  (Winner)

    National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2017
    Employer of People with a Disability Award – Danshell  (Finalist)

    Best Employer Award – Danshell  (Finalist)
    Making a Difference Award – Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital  (Finalist)
    Sporting Chance Award – Johnathan Whitwell (North East Sports Coordinator)  (Finalist)
    Senior Manager Award – Amy Childs (Midlands Consultant Nurse)  (Winner)

    BILD PBS Leadership Awards 2017
    Innovative practice in supporting people with intellectual disabilities through positive behaviour support – Trinity House Care Home with Nursing  (Winner)

    Autism Professional Awards 2017
    Outstanding Adult Services Award – Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital  (Finalist)

    National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2016
    Great Autism Practice Award - Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital  (Winner)

     

    Accreditations
    Newbus Grange Specialist Autism Hospital
    National Autistic Society’s Autism Accreditation
    Accreditation for Inpatient Learning Disability Mental Health Services (AIMS-LD) from the Quality Network for Inpatient Learning Disability Services (QNLD) by the Royal College of Psychiatrists 

    Wast Hills Specialist Autism Hospital
    National Autistic Society’s Autism Accreditation

     

  • DSC00040 640x480The people we support at Willow House, our care home for people with learning disabilities in Birmingham, have been enjoying the snowfall this December. They got excited for the Christmas period with fun games in the snow and a person-centred awards night.

  • LD WinnerAmy Childs, our Consultant Nurse for the Midlands region, has received national recognition as a winner at the prestigious National Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards 2017.

  • Care Awards logo 2017 Finalist 2Jo Crook, Manager of Hollyhurst care home in Darlington, has been named as a finalist at a national awards. Jo is in the running for ‘Care Home Manager of the Year’ at the National Care Awards.

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    Danshell has been officially recognised nationally for the outstanding support our services provide for people with learning disabilities and autism.

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    Our award-winning Consultant Nurse Amy Childs has received further recognition after being named as ‘Rising Star’ at the prestigious LaingBuisson awards.

  • Trinity team 800x534Three of our team at Trinity House care home in Lockerbie, were shortlisted at the regional heats for the Great British Care Awards, held at the beginning of the month.

  • Wast HillsWast Hills Hospital in Kings Norton, Birmingham has been recognised for its excellence at the national Autism Professional Awards.

  • Trinity House exterior 1We are very proud to say that Trinity House in Lockerbie has been recognised for its excellent practice in supporting people with learning disabilities with a prestigious national award.

  • NewbusNewbus Grange Specialist Autism Hospital in Darlington is celebrating after receiving Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society.

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    Our Shining Star Awards, held last month, was a spectacular night celebrating everything our amazing staff teams do to provide the best quality of care for the people we support.

  • HealthInvestor Awards White Web Article SizeWe are hugely proud to say that we have been shortlisted for two prestigious awards. We are finalists in both the Specialist Care Provider of the Year and the Complex Care Provider of the Year categories at the HealthInvestor Awards 2018.

  • Whorlton Hall Long ServiceWhorlton Hall, our hospital for people with learning disabilities in Barnard Castle, has recognised the dedication and commitment of four members of its team with a party to celebrate.

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