National Good Practice Awards
Launch of Categories
Applications forms will be available shortly.
1: Best practice in developing community
We are looking for examples of various ways that community needs have been met throughout this difficult period. This award is for effort that have promoted local pride and community spirit, built support systems, reduced barriers and enhanced physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing.
The judges are looking or examples of teams including a mix of tenants, other community members, staff and board members, contractors, businesses and agencies who have by working together improved or built opportunities in their community and helped sustain individuals and limit the impact of COVID 19
2: Best Practice in Digital Involvement
Use of the Internet, social media, texting, etc. has seen a big increase in 2020. This award will seek evidence of how landlords and community groups have use digital methods to increase service user’s ability to:
3: Best Practice in Involving All
This celebrates how 2020 has seen an even greater emphasis on reaching out to people in our communities who face challenges to access services, support and getting involved. The judges are looking for evidence of landlords, tenant / community groups and organisations acting to aid and gather feedback from those who could have been isolated by the shutdown.
This includes activities successfully meeting the needs of community members who are:
4: Tenant Participation Champion of the Year: Group
We are looking for a voluntary group who has made an outstanding contribution throughout the shutdown to maximise services, deliver support and listen to local people’s needs. We are seeking to celebrate inspirational efforts.
5: Tenant Participation Champion of the Year: Organisation
We are looking for an organisation (landlord, contractor, agency, body) which has made an outstanding contribution in 2020 and responded to the needs of service users. Their efforts will be inspirational and worthy of the highest praise.
6: Tenant Participation Champion of the Year: Individual Staff
We are looking for an individual staff member who has made an outstanding and inspirational contribution in 2020 towards:
7: Tenant Participation Champion of the Year: Tenant or Resident
We are looking for an individual tenant / member of the community who has made an outstanding and inspirational contribution in 2020 towards: