Our Celebrating Life Journey Work awards were held during this year’s National Adoption Week (17-23 October 2022). This was our first face to face awards ceremony since 2019 and our first ever doing a ceremony within each of the region’s 4 Local Authorities.
The Celebrating Life Journey Work awards recognises and reward workers ad foster carers within the region for their exceptional contribution towards Life Journey Work over the past year.
Thank you to our families for their nominations towards this year’s Family’s Choice Award.
Here is a list of our 2022 winners:
Life Journey Worker Award
Carmarthenshire: Rebecca Neale, Social Worker – Carmarthen Child Care Team
Ceredigion: Charlotte Evans, Social Worker – Planned Care Team
Pembrokeshire: Leanne Akalin, FIT Worker – Family Intervention Team
Powys: Fiona MacDonald, Social Worker – North Through Care Team
Best Team Award
Carmarthenshire: Carmarthen Child Care Team
Ceredigion: Planned Care Team
Pembrokeshire: Family Intervention Team
Powys: North Through Care Team
Outstanding Contribution towards Life Journey Work Award
Siân Gibbon, Adoption Support Worker – Adoption Mid & West Wales
Outstanding Contribution by a Foster Carer Award
Leanne Evans, Foster Carer – Ceredigion
Family’s Choice Award
Rachel Cook, Adoption Support Worker – Adoption Mid & West Wales