Chadderton outfit nominated for FOUR national care awards

Date published: 13 December 2018

Future Directions CIC have made the final of the Skills for Care Accolades, awards recognising social care organisations that invest in their staff so they can offer high quality services.

Chadderton-based Future Directions CIC is a not for profit, values driven organisation that provides support to adults with mental health needs, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries, dementia etc. across the North.

The organisation has been nominated in the Best employer of over 250 staff, Most effective approach to leadership and management, Best recruitment initiative and Most effective approach to integrated new models of care categories, which were open to over 20,000 adult social care employers in England.

Future Directions CIC will find out if they have won any national awards at the Accolades ceremony in London on Thursday, January 31, 2019, which will be hosted by TV dance legend Anton du Beke.

All the finalists have demonstrated their expertise in recruiting the right people, how they develop their staff to meet the needs of the people they support, and can demonstrate leadership and management best practice.

Paula Braynion from Future Directions CIC said: “Everyone at Future Directions CIC is so proud we have made the shortlists for these prestigious national awards that recognise the time and effort we have invested in up-skilling our staff, who are our biggest asset.

"All the people we work with are also delighted for the organisation and are keeping their fingers crossed we can bring home one or more national prizes.”

This is the 15th year the Skills for Care Accolades have been staged, celebrating the outstanding work done in our communities by around 1.46 million people who work in adult social care.

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