Held in June at Crieff Hydro, the Social Services Awards 2017 celebrated the breadth of inspiring and life-changing work carried out by the sector. From the 155 organisations, teams and individuals who entered, to the final ten winners, everyone has made a valuable contribution.
The awards were jointly compered by the Minister for Childcare and Early Years and Scottish Broadcaster, Sally Magnusson.
Some video footage from the ceremony and a slideshow of pictures from the event has been made available.
Iriss was delighted to play a part in the Social Services Awards 2017. We want to congratulate all the winners and everyone who was nominated for an award. The breadth of inspiring work taking place across the country was fantastic to witness.
The Scottish Social Services Awards shortlist is now available, announcing the 31 successful entrants making it to the final out of 155 entries nationwide.
It includes a mix of individuals, teams and organisations working in social services for a range of third sector and independent organisations, local authorities and the NHS, who have made a positive difference to people's lives.
The Scottish Social Services Awards are now open for nominations and we encourage you to enter!
Including 10 new categories such as ‘silo buster’, ‘the untold story’ and ‘head above the parapet’, the awards have been designed to recognise innovation and excellent practice across the sector.
On 22 June 2012, IRISS.FM attended the ninth Care Accolades ceremony, to interview some of those involved in the inspiring projects nominated in the ten categories of award. Nearly 220 people gathered for the ceremony in Perth, attended by Minister for Children and Young People, Aileen Campbell, and hosted by Garry Coutts, Chair of the Care Accolades and Anna Fowlie, Chief Executive of Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).