The Colin McNab Palliative and End of Life Care Prize: new front line care worker fund launched
Following a generous gift from Border Caring Services, Scottish Care is delighted to announce the establishment of the Colin McNab Palliative and End of Life Care Prize. The Prize was announced by Scottish Care CEO Dr Donald Macaskill at the Annual Care at Home & Housing Support Conference in Glasgow.
What is the Prize?
An Award of £2,000 will be given to an individual or team working within the care home sector.
An Award of £2,000 will be given to an individual or team working within the care at home and/or housing support sector.
The Prize should be used to support personal learning and development. For instance, it may be used to contribute to further academic and skills training, attendance at a conference, purchase of resources etc.
The use of the Prize will be subject to approval by Scottish Care.
Who can apply:
The Prize is open to any worker or team of workers within a service which is a member of Scottish Care.
The individual or team should be currently delivering palliative and end of life care.
How to apply:
Applications are open from 1 June and close on 31 August.
The Prize applications will be judged by an independent committee and the successful nominees will be informed by 30 September 2019.
The application form can be accessed further down this page.