The National Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards
England, Scotland and Wales, ICC, Birmingham, 21 June 2024
Northern Ireland, Hilton Hotel, Belfast, 16 May 2024
Nominations for 2024 now open!
The National Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards celebrate excellence in the support for people with learning disabilities and aim to pay tribute to those individuals or organisations who excel in providing quality care.
Benefits to individuals
By nominating a colleague you will be supporting their dedication and commitment whilst also helping to raise the profile of the care sector as a whole.
Benefits to organisations
By nominating your employees you will be demonstrating pride in their hard work and excellence. The awards also present an excellent publicity opportunity. Should a nominee be successful, you and your guests will have the chance to purchase a table at the superb gala dinner – what better way to raise the profile of your organisation through networking and motivate your staff!
The judging day
All shortlisted nominees will be invited to attend an interview with an independent panel of judges. The judging will take place virtually, usually around 6 weeks prior to the Awards. Nominees must be available to attend the judging day.
Who should apply?
The awards represent all areas of care and support for people with learning disabilities and autism within the care sector, whether it be young or older people, supporting people in their own homes, the residential care sector or the voluntary sectors. From frontline staff such as care workers and care managers to people who have made an impact in other ways such as training and innovation.
The gala event
All the finalists will be invited to purchase a table a spectacular gala dinner in one of 3 regions, (England, Wales & Scotland and Northern Ireland, where the winners will be announced. The gala dinner will include a drinks reception, dinner with a celebrity presenter, entertainment and finally dancing.
So don’t miss out on your chance to pay tribute to those people who really do make a difference to the lives of others. Without these people quality care and support for people with learning disabilities and autism would fail.