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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

    Excellence in Health & Wellbeing Award supported by River Clyde Homes

    The Excellence in Health & Wellbeing Award will focus on excellence in the areas of fit for purpose housing, adaptations and preventative services. Submissions should demonstrate how they contribute to the National Health & Wellbeing outcomes and have improved outcomes for their customers. Submissions should be able to demonstrate that have excelled in one or more of the following:

    • Partnership working between housing and partners in health and social care
    • Have had a positive impact on the wider local community
    • Have used innovative approaches
    • Have successfully dealt with a complex issue

    Who is eligible?

    The award is open to all housing organisations in Scotland. To be eligible, entrants must explain how their projects have improved outcomes for their customers, how they support the delivery of relevant National Health & Wellbeing Outcomes, and how they have met at least two of the criteria above. Projects must have been completed no longer than 18 months ago.

    How to enter & judging

    Entrants must complete the on-line submission form.

    They should include a maximum of 800 words on the project, which should be structured around the criteria set out above. Other supporting documents such as key reports may also be submitted as appendices to the main document. This submission will provide the basis for both short-listing and the final decision on the winning entry.

    Judges will look favourably on entries which address more then the minimum criteria.

    Be sure to send in your nominations by the closing date: Friday 8 September 2017 at 16:00. Nominations will not be accepted after this date.


    The award winner will be announced at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday 27 October at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh. The winner will receive a commemorative trophy.

    About the sponsor

    River Clyde Homes is one of the largest social housing landlords in Scotland. Our charitable and commercial operations employ more than 300 people serving over 8,000 customers. Our mission is to be a customer focused and inspirational business creating aspirational homes and communities. We are committed to achieving this through continued investment and growth in our homes, services and staff.


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