Thank carer and put them in for an award

Sarah Mace, 28, left, with her sister Anne, 29

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IF YOU want to thank a carer who is providing either yourself or a loved one with excellent care, then you can nominate them for an award.

The Hampshire Care Association and Hampshire Domiciliary Care Providers HDCP are hosting the Care Awards, sponsored by Care Market Place.

There are a range of categories that people working in the care industry can be put forward for.

The categories include care manager of the year, carer of the year, care newcomer of the year, outstanding contribution to care, care team of the year and Hampshire hero.

In each category there will be a winner and a someone that is highly-commended.

Nomination forms are available by writing to the Hampshire Care Association, 132 Bournemouth Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hants, S053 3AL or you can email or

The awards night will be held at the Botleigh Grange Hotel, Grange Road, Hedge End, on Friday, November 30.