The public is reminded that the Safeguarding Directorate is this year launching the first ever St Helena Care Awards. These annual awards will pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence within their field of work across the Social Care Sector.

There are eleven award categories available for nomination, representing all areas of the Social Care Sector – whether it be community, specialist services, residential or home care.

A list detailing all eleven award categories and their criteria can be found on the Publications page of the SHG Website at: Alternatively, hard copies along with posters detailing how to make a nomination can be found in various places of public interest including: The Castle, Public Library Customer Service Centre and at Brick House in Jamestown.

The deadline for nominations is Thursday, 31 August 2017, with the Awards Night scheduled to take place at Plantation House in September.

Manager of Ebony View, David Vago, said:

“The St Helena Care Awards are about the individuals who are working to make life for vulnerable people on St Helena more fulfilled and client focused. I would like to see every person who does this nominated for an award, so if you know of someone who is making a difference please nominate them. Our staff work extremely hard, so this will be much appreciated.”

For more information or for assistance in making a nomination, contact David Vago on tel: 23343 or via email:

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31 July 2017


St Helena Government Communications Hub

Telephone: 22470