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Family Carer Award

The Award

This award is for a family carer who deserves to be celebrated for their dedication and commitment to caring for a loved one who has a learning disability.

The tireless support of family carers is often transformative and empowering for the person with a learning disability who is supported, but is rarely recognised formally. This is your opportunity to nominate a family carer who makes a world of difference and who is always there through the good and the tougher times.

Helpful Information

The following nomination criteria was asked for on the nomination form:

  • Tell us about the care and support that the carer/s provides to their family member with a learning disability
  • Demonstrate how the carer/s actions and/or support have an impact on the person being cared for
  • Provide examples of when the carer/s has demonstrated positivity in the face of challenges encountered
  • Tell us about a time when the carer/s has supported others in a similar caring role.

Nomination Form

Nominations for the Learning Disability Awards 2019 have now closed. You can watch the 2019 finalist’s videos below. 

Keep in touch

If you have any questions about the nomination process or Learning Disability Awards, please email awards@scld.co.uk or call 0141 248 3733.