Nominations are now open for the Linda McEnhill Award 2020.
Deadline for nominations: 31 May 2020
Winners will be announced at our conference in Cardiff on 16 September 2020.
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
Nominations can be entered in two categories:
Category A: a new development or innovation in care / excellence in overall end of life support for people with learning disabilities
Category B: outstanding end of life support of an individual with learning disabilities
Click on the links below for further guidance and nomination forms.
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 current and previous chairs of the PCPLD Network (Irene Tuffrey-Wijne & Jason Davidson) have published a review of the 2008-2018 award winners: see here.
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: