Blazing a trail Consensus Service is shortlisted for a fourth award

October 3, 2018

The Consensus Support Team based at Redan Street in Ipswich have been shortlisted in the UK’s newest care awards and are in the running for a prestigious national award.

The service has been shortlisted for the ‘Best Initiative (Innovation) In Care’ Award at the Caring UK Awards, which recognise excellence and achievement within the care sector across the UK.

Redan Street are absolutely delighted to learn that they now finalists in no less than four prestigious local and national awards being; Suffolk Care Awards, National Care Awards, Great British Care Awards and the Caring UK Awards.

Melany Castillo, Manager of the service said; “I am extremely proud of my team and how hard they all work. At Consensus, we focus on training and recruiting colleagues who share our values and who are passionate about supporting individuals to live as active and meaningful life as possible within the local community.”

As a strong dedicated team colleagues support up to nine individuals in a supported living setting. They help individuals to identify how they can be supported to develop their skills and reach their goals and aspirations.

Individuals require varying levels of support for specific needs and achieving greater independence and strong positive relationships with support workers and family networks are actively encouraged.

The awards are organised by Script Events in conjunction with leading care industry magazine Caring UK, with support from headline sponsor Clydesdale/Yorkshire Bank.

In each category up to six finalists have been selected and they now go through to the next stage of the judging process where they will be out to impress by showcasing first-hand the great work going on in their homes and services.

This stage involves a visit to each finalist by a member of the awards team who will take a look around the facilities and chat to members and colleagues before compiling a comprehensive report, which will then be passed on to an expert judging panel to decide the worthy winners.

The winners will be revealed at a glittering awards ceremony at The Athena in Leicester on Thursday December 6 where the industry will celebrate its 2018 successes and achievements.