Adult Social Care Honours - make your nominations

This has been a really challenging year for adult social care, and we have been inspired by the many stories of staff going above and beyond to provide the very best care and support during this pandemic. 

That’s why we really want to help celebrate some of these exceptional staff by ensuring the immense efforts of the adult social care workforce are considered for this year’s honours and are writing to ask that you consider nominations from your organisation, and where appropriate your membership. 

We would like to encourage you to submit nominations for those outstanding practitioners and care workers from the front line, especially those who have stood out for their contribution, above and beyond, and ask that one person per organisation is supported. 

In light of current pressures, we have simplified the initial citations and ask that you use the following headings: 

  1. What projects or work has the nominee undertaken that is outstanding? What impact have they had on patients/residents, colleagues or the wider sector?
  2. What has changed because of the nominee? Would this have happened without them?
  3. Were these activities part of their day to day paid role or in addition to it (including voluntary work)?  If it is part of a paid role, how are they going above and beyond what they are expected to. 

Download DHSC Honours Nomination Form

Download DHSC Honours – FAQs and guidance for stakeholders

The closing date for these is 12/03/21 and should be returned to

To assist in the writing of citations we are offering 3 guidance webinars which will be for 30 mins on the following dates

  1. Monday 8th February, 13.30-14.00:
  2. Tuesday 9th February, 10.00 – 10.30am:
  3. Wednesday 17th February, 14.00 – 14.30: