The Linda McEnhill Award is given to teams or individuals who have made a positive difference to the end of life care for people with learning disabilities. This could be:
- A new development or innovation in care / excellence in overall end of life support for people with learning disabilities (such as, for example, a clinical development, an educational project, or anything else that will benefit a number of people with learning disabilities)
- Outstanding end of life support of an individual
Linda McEnhill, who set up the PCPLD Network, was its first recipient in 2008. It is now a biennual award scheme (once every two years).
The next Linda McEnhill Award will be given in 2020.
Nominations will open in September 2019.
Category A: St. Christopher’s Hospice Learning Disability Care Home Project Team, Sydenham
Category B: 287 Dyke Road Staff Team, Hove
To read more about the 2018 winners and runners-up, click here
Sarah Jane Price’s team: Louise, Brad, Kelly, Hana and Jared Ellis (her foster family); Dr Emma Husbands (Consultant Palliative Medicine); Dr Rob Estelrich (General Practitioner); Agnes Lawler and the District Nurse Team; Sue Higgins (Epilepsy Nurse Specialist)
To read more about the 2016 winners, click here
Details of the winners previous Awards by year: