Awards

Being recognised for the work we do is something we are proud to shout about. We have consistently been finalists and winners at the most prestigious care industry award ceremonies over the past several years.

This reflects the quality and passion of our people, our services and the organisation as a whole.

2016 Finalist - 'Breaking Down Barriers' - Avalink - The National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards

2016 Finalist - 'Outstanding Contribution' - Mary and Daniel Boyle - Wirral Shared Lives Carers - The National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards

2015 Finalist - 'Employer of the Year' - The Avalon Group - Harrogate Business Awards

2015 Finalist - 'Employee of the Year' - James Plummer - Harrogate Business Awards

2015 Finalist - 'Excellence in Training' - The Avalon Group - Independent Specialist Care Awards

2014 Winner ‘Carers of the Year’ – Denis and Linda Birkin – Doncaster Shared Lives carers – Pride of Doncaster Awards

2014 Finalist ‘Care Employer of the Year’ – The Avalon Group – Great British Care Awards

2014 Finalist ‘Registered Homecare Manager’ – York/Doncaster Locality Manager Bev Wilson – Great British Care Awards

2014 Finalist ‘Putting People First’ Kath O’Brien – Wirral Shared Lives carer – Great British Care Awards

2014 Finalist 'Autistic Spectrum Services' The Avalon Group's Scarborough delivery team Independent Specialist Care Awards

2013 Winner ‘Training and Dissemination of Good Practice’ The Avalon Group's Inclusive Learning and Development Team Independent Specialist Care Awards

2012 Finalist 'Putting People First / Personalisation Award' Avalon Dewsbury Great British Care Awards  

2012 Finalist 'Community Group of the Year' Out and About Group / The Avalon Group Craven Community Champions Awards 2012

2012 Winner 'Making A Difference' Robert, Michelangelo's Mates / The Avalon Group trainee and learner at Leeds College of Building Leeds Apprenticeship Awards

2011 Winner ‘Best Company Website of the Year’ The Avalon Group Ackrill Media Group Business Award

2011 Winner ‘Employee of the Year’ James Mackenzie, The Garden Gang / The Avalon Group Ackrill Media Group Business Awards

2011 Finalist 'Employer of the Year' The Avalon Group Ackrill Media Group Business Awards

2011 Finalist ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ Group CEO Angelena Fixter Independent Specialist Care Awards 

2010-11 Finalist ‘Work Placement of the Year’ The Avalon Group National Council for Work Experience Awards

2010 Finalist ‘Outstanding Contribution to Social Care’ Group CEO Angelena Fixter Great British Care Awards

2010 Finalist ‘Social Enterprise of the Year’ The House of Avalon / The Avalon Group Startups Awards 

2010 Winner ‘Carer of the Year’ Joan Martin, Avalon Freedom volunteer / community hero Harrogate District Volunteer Oscars 

2009 Winner ‘Most Effective Partnership’ Michelangelo’s Mates and East North East Homes Leeds National Federation of ALMOs

2009 Finalist ‘Best Support Team’ The Avalon Group’s Floating Support in Teesside Great British Care Awards 

2008 Winner ‘Best In-House Training Provider / Assessment Centre’ The Avalon Group Skills for Care Accolades

2007 Finalist ‘Best Company Website of the Year’ The Avalon Group Ackrill Media Group Business Award

2007 Winner ‘Not for Profit and Voluntary Sector Director of the Year’ Group CEO Angelena Fixter Institute of Directors

2006 Finalist 'Best In-House Training Provider / Assessment Centre' The Avalon Group Skills for Care Accolades

Our Services

Shared Lives

Shared Lives is a pioneering alternative to traditional methods of care. Under the scheme, fully trained carers open their homes to allow people to live with them either on a short or long-term basis.

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Supported Living

We provide a range of services to support people in their communities, including life skills, money management, learning, work opportunities or anything you might need support with, we can help.

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Living with Dementia

We offer a totally personalised dementia care service, involving home assessments and flexible support hours to allow you to remain in your community, surrounded by the people you love.

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