• Select the category for which you want to nominate your care home or care home team.
  • Read the criteria section for your chosen category carefully and enter the information requested below, together with a statement of no more than 300 words, saying why your care home/centre/team should be considered for the shortlist.


  • You must have no ongoing legal action and no ongoing personal grievances prior to nomination.
  • Entries will be judged by a panel of reputable, independent and impartial adjudicators.
  • If you wish to enter more than one category, separate entries must be submitted for each category.
  • There will be up to seven finalists in each category.
  • The decision of the panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Entries will not be returned.
  • Supporting info – to be sent on email.
  • After the closing date, a shortlist of up to seven nominees will be drawn up in each category and the care homes notified of their success in making the list. Each one will then be contacted by a member of the Caring UK Team over the following 2-3 weeks, to arrange a visit to the care home to interview the care home manager or owner. Each interview will include a series of questions appropriate to the category entered, a list of which will be sent to you prior to the visit taking place. During the visit, we will also look around your facility and take photos of the care home.

Closing date - Tuesday 31st August 2021

For more information - Contact Katie Walters or Kathryn Jeffery on 01226 734630.

Which category are you entering?

Care home/Centre Information

Supporting Information

Please send any supporting information via email to Katie Walters & Kathryn Jeffery at

IMPORTANT NOTE: When sending supporting evidence, please ensure that you include your care home name and the category you are entering in the subject line of your email.

We DO NOT accept social media links as supporting evidence. 

Examples of supporting evidence are:

- Photos of facilities

- Residents/Family testimonials

- Copies of activity programme/schedules

- Press releases how you have made a difference

- Examples of staff training and development