12. Commitment to Support Function Award

The nominee for this category will have demonstrated outstanding work in supporting the organisation to provide an environment where individuals are able to live their lives to the full in a comfortable and pleasant setting. This will involve:

  • supporting individuals to make decisions about their surroundings
  • where appropriate working with individuals to support them to maintain, develop or regain the skills to manage their own environment and take control of their daily living activities
  • recognising the importance of practical issues and the atmosphere within the setting
  • understanding the importance of person centred approaches and using this in the way they work
    working effectively as a team member and role model
  • promoting the uniqueness of each individual and respecting their ownership of their personal environment

Examples of the nominee’s work should be recorded, together with outcomes.

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