This year's Celebrating Achievement Awards are now open for nominations. The awards are a very special event in our calendar - we love to celebrate the achievements of our staff, our volunteers, the people who use our services, carers, and our partner organisations. Anyone can submit a nomination and anyone can be nominated.
There are some new award categories this year - take a look at all the categories below:
Improvement Award - Award for excellence in making high quality sustainable improvements
This award will recognise sustained high quality improvements, aligned to our aims, which have had an impact over a period of time. Applications can relate to improvement in both clinical and support services.
Inclusion Award - Award for promoting equality, valuing diversity and championing recovery and wellbeing
This award is open to people who actively promote and champion recovery, inclusion and wellbeing which may be for either people who use our services or staff members.
Innovation Award - Award for change and innovation
This award will be for an outstanding person or group of people who have actively pursued and implemented innovative solutions that have led to improving the quality of services and the experience of people using or working in those services. Examples might demonstrate improved access and efficiency of services, the use of technology in improving services or innovation in the way that care and support is provided or received.
Inspiration Award - Award for inspiring others
This award is for people who have inspired others to make DPT a great place to work or deliver improvements to services for the benefit of those who use them.
Integration Award - Award for partnership working
This award will celebrate partnership working and its role in developing DPT as a centre of excellence and expertise in mental health and learning disability. This could include partnerships between teams, partnerships with families or external partnerships with stakeholders and communities.
Together Award - Award for involving people using our services in everything we do
This award is for people who actively champion meaningful involvement of people using our services, including carers and families.
Going the Extra Mile Award - Award for extraordinary effort or achievement
This award will celebrate the contribution of an individual or team which has shown extraordinary commitment to our shared aims within DPT and has gone beyond the call of duty for people who use our services and/or staff members.
Leadership Award - Award for outstanding leadership
Nominations are invited for people that have demonstrated outstanding leadership, regardless of their role, that has made a positive impact on those around them. Their leadership qualities can be upheld as an example for others to follow.
Lifetime Achievement Awards - Award for long-term service and dedication
This award is for someone who has dedicated many years of service to mental health and learning disability services within Devon or Bristol and whose service has been valued by their colleagues, our partners and the people we serve.
Board Award - Award for outstanding contribution towards fulfilling our vision of an inclusive society where the importance of mental health and wellbeing is universally understood and valued
This award is open to people who have made a difference, demonstrating their commitment and compassion in helping to achieve our vision. This award is open to all, whether as individuals, teams, in partnership or as a community.
Please click here to download the nomination form. This should be completed and returned to Ruby Driscoll, c/o Communications Team, Devon Partnership NHS Trust, Dryden Road, Exeter, EX2 5AF, by noon on Friday 6 October.
For more information, or if you have any queries, please contact Ruby on 07815 520128 or email email@example.com