2024 Care Awards

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2024 Care Awards

The 2024 Care Awards by Business Awards UK offers a stage for your contributions to the essential care industry. Our expert judges are ready to recognise the best of the best. Take the leap, enter and step into the spotlight today.

Before You Enter: What You Need To Know

Free entry in all sectors and categories

We know that many small business owners, entrepreneurs and larger organisations don't like to pay up front for awards, where fees range from £99 to more than £250 per category. With us, all your entries are free.

You only pay a fee if you win an award

Unlike other programmes, you only pay a fee if you are selected as a winner. There's only one Award Acceptance Fee to pay regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x personalised Winner trophy is included*!

Publicity Package

As a winner or finalist, you get credible industry recognition & publicity from National press releases, Google and Yahoo! News features, content marketing and case studies.


Social Marketing

Social media marketing is important for all businesses, which is why we announce your accolades on social platforms, and regularly engage with you and your followers.


Interviews & PR

We can create quality, in-depth content with your team, making you a trusted voice in your industry, and highlighting the achievements & success of your business or enterprise**.


Publicity and PR Package


£375 +VAT
(Award Acceptance Fee)
(Free Forever)
£99 +VAT
(per additional trophy)

* Trophy included: The Award Acceptance Fee includes 1x Winner’s trophy only. If you win multiple awards, additional trophies may be purchased at £99 +VAT.

** Interviews & PR: We will contact you regarding all publicity and PR opportunities based on the options you select in the entry form

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UK Business Experts

Our judging panel are business experts with a wealth of knowledge in various industries. They lend their experience and business acumen to the many award sectors we cover.

Our panel consists of dozens of private & public guest judges; below are a few of our business experts who will be selecting shortlists, winners and finalists in our awards!

Interested in being a guest judge? Contact us here.

Our Judges

Care Awards Categories

Care Home of the YearAcknowledging a care home that stands out for its exceptional care, innovative practices, and commitment to creating a nurturing and supportive environment for its residents.
Best Family Liason TeamHonouring a care organisation that excels in building strong relationships with families, providing effective communication, support, and personalised care coordination, fostering trust and peace of mind for families involved in the care journey.
Best Use of TechnologyHonouring a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional utilisation of technology to enhance care delivery, improve operational efficiency, facilitate communication, and enhance the overall well-being of individuals in their care.
Best Newcomer Care HomeCelebrating a newly established care home that has demonstrated outstanding care, exceptional facilities, and a commitment to providing a high standard of person-centred care and support for residents.
Best Newcomer Home Care ProviderRecognising a recently established home care provider that has shown exceptional dedication and quality in delivering personalised, compassionate care services to individuals in the comfort of their own homes.
Best Nursing Care ProviderHonouring a nursing care provider that delivers exceptional nursing services, demonstrating clinical excellence, compassionate care, and a commitment to promoting the health and well-being of individuals in their care.
Best Palliative Care ProviderRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional compassion, expertise, and holistic support in providing palliative care services, ensuring comfort, dignity, and quality of life for individuals and their families during end-of-life care.
Diversity and Inclusion ChampionRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion, creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for residents and staff from all backgrounds and identities.
Best Leadership in CareHonouring a leader in the care sector who exemplifies exceptional leadership qualities, inspiring and guiding their team to deliver compassionate care, fostering a positive work culture, and driving excellence in the industry.
Best Care Company To Work ForRecognising a care organisation that prioritises employee well-being, fosters a positive and supportive work culture, offers opportunities for growth and professional development, and creates a fulfilling work environment for its staff.
Best Staff Training and DevelopmentRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional commitment to the training and development of its staff, fostering continuous learning, professional growth, and delivering high-quality care services to individuals in need.
Best Clinical Management SystemHonouring an organisation that employs an exceptional clinical management system, ensuring safe, accurate, and efficient administration of medications, waiting lists and overall medical management, promoting safety and optimal health outcomes.
Best Outside Agency LiasonRecognising a care organisation that excels in building collaborative partnerships and effective communication with external agencies, such as GPs, district nurses, and social care teams, ensuring seamless coordination and holistic care for individuals in their care.
Best Activity CoordinationRecognising a care organisation that demonstrates exceptional skills in planning and coordinating engaging activities, promoting social interaction, cognitive stimulation, and enhancing the overall well-being of individuals in their care.
Best Resident Focused CareHonouring a care organisation that prioritises individual needs, preferences, and well-being, providing person-centred care that promotes dignity, independence, and a high quality of life for residents.
Best Nutrition and DiningRecognising a care organisation that prioritises nutrition and dining experiences, offering balanced and appetising menus, catering to individual dietary needs, and providing an enjoyable dining environment for residents, promoting their overall health and well-being.
Excellence in Facility ProvisionRecognising a care organisation that goes above and beyond in providing exceptional facilities, such as a cinema room, games room, beauty salon, enabling residents to enjoy a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle within the care home environment.
Exceptional Customer SatisfactionHonouring an organisation that consistently exceeds expectations, delivering unparalleled service and fostering enduring customer loyalty.
Rising Star AwardRecognising exceptional talent and potential in individuals who have demonstrated remarkable growth and impact in their sector within a short span of time.

Entry Form

Care Awards
Entries Close: April 3rd 2024

If you need any assistance completing this form, please contact us: –

Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.


Introducing Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd., a groundbreaking British company at the forefront of technological advancements, spearheaded by its Founder and CEO, Dr. Elizabeth Cavendish. Dr. Cavendish has redefined the boundaries of innovation, earning her a well-deserved nomination for the Most Innovative Business Leader award in the Business Leader Awards 2023.

Established in 2019, Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. was the brainchild of Dr. Cavendish, a renowned physicist and serial entrepreneur with a track record of developing ground-breaking technologies. Recognising the need for a radical shift in our approach to tackling global challenges, Dr. Cavendish envisioned a company that would act as a catalyst for disruptive ideas and transformative solutions.

Under Dr. Cavendish’s visionary leadership, Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. has rapidly become a game-changer in the fields of renewable energy, artificial intelligence, and sustainable materials. Her unwavering commitment to fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and calculated risk-taking has made the company an incubator for breakthrough ideas that revolutionise industries.

A prime example of Dr. Cavendish’s innovative prowess is the company’s flagship project, “HelioSynth”. This pioneering solar technology harnesses the power of artificial photosynthesis, converting sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide into clean, sustainable energy. By effectively replicating nature’s most efficient energy conversion process, Dr. Cavendish’s brainchild has the potential to transform the renewable energy sector and contribute significantly to reducing the world’s carbon footprint.

However, Dr. Cavendish’s innovative spirit does not stop at scientific advancements. Under her leadership, Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. has adopted a unique, forward-thinking approach to its organisational structure and management style. By embracing a flat hierarchy and encouraging open communication, the company cultivates an environment where creativity and experimentation are nurtured, and unconventional ideas are celebrated.

In addition to fostering innovation within her own company, Dr. Cavendish is committed to nurturing the next generation of trailblazers. Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd. actively collaborates with academic institutions and young entrepreneurs, offering research grants, mentorship programmes, and innovation challenges aimed at supporting emerging talent and driving groundbreaking ideas forward.

Dr. Cavendish is also an ardent advocate for diversity and inclusion in the world of technology and innovation. Through various company initiatives, such as scholarships and outreach programmes, she champions the inclusion of underrepresented groups in the sector, believing that true innovation can only be achieved by tapping into the wealth of diverse perspectives and experiences.

Beyond her achievements at Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd., Dr. Cavendish is a thought leader in her own right. A sought-after speaker at industry conferences and events, she shares her insights on the future of technology, sustainability, and innovation, inspiring others to think boldly and challenge the status quo.

In summary, Dr. Elizabeth Cavendish’s exceptional track record as the driving force behind Quantum Leap Innovations Ltd., her relentless pursuit of transformative ideas, and her unwavering commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and inclusivity, make her an exemplary candidate for the Most Innovative Business Leader award in the Business Leader Awards 2023. By recognising her achievements, we celebrate not only her visionary leadership but also the immense potential for positive change that she represents.