Outstanding Care Awards

The Outstanding Care Awards for Devon and Cornwall, brought to you by The Care Network Group.  Celebrating the most dedicated individuals, providers and suppliers in the care industry across Devon and Cornwall.

The Somerset Outstanding Care Awards

The Outstanding Care Awards of Devon and Cornwall

Nominations now open

...for the outstanding care awards of devon and cornwall!

About the Awards

The Outstand Care Awards celebrate the most dedicated individuals, providers and suppliers in the care industry across Devon and Cornwall. Using our intuitive website, managers and institutions can be nominated for awards in over 20 categories.

Awards are presented at an event on the 28th June 2019 at the Rivera Conference Centre in Torquay

"The awards are an amazing acknowledgement and celebration for all the great care and support being delivered throughout Devon and Cornwall."
Karen Dykes
Manager at Mount Olivet Nursing Home

Local Support

In addition to being featured in the Western Morning News and Western Daily Press, the Outstanding Care Awards are proud to be backed by several local organisations:

Meet the Judges

Judy Grant

Judy has worked in local government / NHS since 1985, working mainly in Adult Social Care. She has experience in home care, as well as working with charities, providers of services and the Care Quality Commission. Judy believes that our Housing, Health, Social Care, 3rd sector and benefit systems, when working together, are well placed to help communities and vulnerable people.

Anne Gallon

Anne supports learners at levels 2,3,4 and 5 that are enrolled on the South Devon College health and social care and healthcare apprenticeship programmes. She has previously worked as a team leader in a residential and short breaks care home supporting children and young adults with learning and physical disabilities. Anne has gained a level 4/5 qualification in health and social care and the A1 assessors qualification.

Jill Croskell

As a qualified and registered Social Worker I have worked in various roles for almost 30 years within the public sector, including Safeguarding Children, Adult Social Care Hospital and Community Social Work.
I have managed Adult Social Care teams working closely with the provider sector meeting the needs of vulnerable adults being discharged from Hospital and with those who remain in the community.
I managed a local authority Learning and Development team and a Community Learning Team for 12 years providing integrated learning and development for the Adult and Child social care workforce.
My last public sector role was working within a safeguarding Children role specifically projects  that included child sexual exploitation and radicalisation of children and young people.
My current role is Skills for Care South West Locality manager, covering Devon and Cornwall.
Skills for care is an employer led organisation-led workforce development body for adult social care in England, it is a not for profit organisation funded by the Department of Health and Social Care.

Jane Viner


Chief Nurse – Torbay and South Devon NHS Trust

Jane qualified as a nurse in 1985 and specialised in critical care and emergency medicine. She has held various posts in the South West including Nurse Consultant and Associate Director of Nursing at SDHFT, Deputy Director of Nursing at RD&E and Director of Nursing and Professional Practice and Deputy Chief Executive at TSDHCT