Care Home Awards 2023


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Scottish Care proudly hosted the 19th consecutive National Care Home Awards for the year 2023, honouring excellence in Scotland’s independent care home sector. This prestigious Awards Ceremony was held on the evening of Friday 17 November 2023 at the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow.

A heartfelt thank you to Michelle McManus and Scottish Care CEO, Dr. Donald Macaskill, for their hosting duties at this year’s awards.

We extend our special gratitude to all our Awards Sponsors for their invaluable support, standing by Scottish Care and our members. A special mention to The Nursing Partnership for sponsoring the drinks reception and Hilton Glasgow for sponsoring the Hotel Stay Raffle Prize.

These awards have been an immense success, acknowledging individuals, teams, and companies. Each year, we’ve witnessed a surge in entries from employers, care home staff, residents, and relatives nominating their peers, colleagues, and local services.

Despite escalating work pressures, this year a record in entries, reflecting the exceptional quality of care offered by care homes and the workforce’s skills and professionalism.

On this memorable night, we shone a spotlight on outstanding achievements in 14 distinct award categories:

  • Ancillary & Support Staff Award
  • Nutrition & Eating Well Award
  • Meaningful Activity Award
  • Training, Learning & Staff Development Award
  • Emerging Talent Award
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Strategic Contribution Award
  • Palliative & End of Life Care Practice Award
  • Nurse of the Year Award
  • Care Worker of the Year Award
  • Specialist Service/Unit of the Year Award
  • Care Home Service of the Year Award
  • Care Innovation Award (Brand new for this year!)
  • Strategic Contribution Award

A huge congratulations to all our worthy winners and finalists!

Photographs from this event are now available here.