The following categories will be open from March 1 for the Care Sector Supplier Awards 2021:

Activity, Leisure and Entertainment (including Radio and TV)
Architecture, Interior Design & Landscaping
Assistive Technology (including Monitoring, Telecare, Alarm Systems, etc)
Bathroom & Bathing
Building, Decorating & Property Services
Broadband, Internet, Telecommunication & Computers/ IT Business Services
Business Services (including Safety and Risk, Storage and Distribution Services, Funeral Direction and Services, Floristry, etc)
Catering, Catering Equipment and Nutrition
Clinical Supplies (including Pharmacy Services & Dispensing Solutions)
Energy Solutions & Electrical (including PAT Testing, Renewables, Micro-Generation, etc)
Facilities Management & Maintenance (including Gardening, Recycling and Waste Reduction, etc)
Finance & Insurance (including all financial support services such as Development Capital, Debt Management, etc)
Furniture, Furnishings, Floor Coverings
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Infection Prevention and Cleaning Services
Laundry Services & Equipment
Legal & Professional (including Business Broking)
Lifts, Hoists & Resident/Patient Handling
Management Software (including Resident or Patient, Nursing, Care Home, Home Care, etc)
Marketing and Creative Services (including Advertising, PR, Marketing, Design)
Mobility & Transport (including Specialist Vehicles)
Multi-service or Multi-channel Supplier (for companies offering varied supplies or services across the Care sector)
Other Non-clinical Supplies (including Linen & Bed Linen, Staff Uniforms, Workwear, Labels, Badges, Signage, etc)
Personal Care (including Hairdressing, Sight, Hearing, Dental, Podiatry, etc)
Recruitment, Training, Retention & Motivation (including e-Learning, etc)
Response to Covid-19 Emergency (looking for special efforts by suppliers to go the extra mile for the benefit of customers)
Start-up Supplier (entrants must have been in business for no more than two years prior to the closing date
Therapies (including Physio, Reflexology, Alternative Therapies, etc)

In addition to the category winners, the Judges may elect to award a Gold trophy to the supplier they believe to be the most outstanding in this year’s Awards.


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