The 2019 Sovereign Healthcare Awards took place as part of the Disability History Month Celebration organised by Bradford and District Disabled People’s Forum. These awards aim to recognise the contribution disabled people make to society. Individuals and organisations from across the district were nominated in a number of different categories and the winners were chosen by an independent panel. The award winners were presented with a trophy by Mr Jonathon Hammond-Booth HM Deputy Lieutenant of West Yorkshire.

The winners were:

Best Practice in the Employment of Disabled People – Vital

Health and Wellbeing Award – Shipley and Saltaire Wellness Centre (SSWC)

Made A Difference Award (Individuals) – Carol Beardmore and Carol Avery SNOOP

Made A Difference Award (Group/Organisation) – Ataxia UK

Disabled Person of the Year Award – Sam Murray

Accessible Venue Award – The Bradford Hotel

Outstanding Achievement Award – Real Safeguarding Stories

Congratualtions to the winners and to all those people nominated.

Special thanks to Sovereign Healthcare for supporting the awards.