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Excellence in Health & Wellbeing Award

The Excellence in Health & Wellbeing Award is new for 2016 and 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 the following areas:

• Partnership between housing and partners in health and social care

• Have had a positive impact on the wider local community

• Used innovative approaches

• 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 and support delivery of relevant National Health & Wellbeing Outcomes and be able to demonstrate that they have met at least two of the criteria above. Projects must have been completed no longer than 18 months ago.

How to apply

Entrants must complete the on-line submission form. They should include a maximum of 1000 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.


The award winner will be announced at the CIH Scotland Excellence Awards Dinner on Friday 11 November at the Glasgow City Hotel. The winner will receive a commemorative trophy.


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