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Older People’s Commissioner for Wales Award

Older People’s Commissioner for Wales Award

Nominees for the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales award will be a Registered Nurse or Health Care Support Worker committed to providing the highest quality care to older people in Wales, in order to improve quality of life and to optimise independence. In addition to supporting the older person, the nominee will work with and support the older person’s family and/or friends, and work as part of the wider multidisciplinary team.    

About the award: This award aims to recognise a Registered Nurse or Health Care Support Worker who has made an outstanding contribution to the care of older people in Wales.

WHO CAN BE NOMINATED?

Either a Registered Nurse or Health Care Support Worker (who is delegated work by a Registered Nurse) who are:

Working at any level within a clinical or management role within Wales Practising in any sector for example; the NHS, Local Authority, Third and Independent sectors    

CRITERIA  

  • Able to demonstrate that their work relates to a relevant health framework and that the approach to care is commensurate with national policy and strategy within health and social care
  • Through effective leadership able to demonstrate a central contribution to an innovative development that has made a difference to people receiving care
  • Using a credible evidence-base to under pin under their work or the project for which they are being nominated
  • Able to demonstrate a safe governance framework of the service or innovation being described for which they are being nominated Able to demonstrate the impact the work has had on patients, clients, families and colleagues
  • Through service evaluation, patient involvement and / or other means, be able to demonstrate a positive impact