Last Saturday evening Disability Service providers from across Western Australia attended the WA Disability Support Awards at Crown Perth. This event hosted by National Disability Services (NDS) and the Disability Services Commission (DSC), recognises the achievements and high standard of support that people across the sector provide to increase the quality of life and inclusion of people with disability in WA. It recognises those who go above and beyond standard service practises and those who have a profound impact on the lives of the people they support.
Award categories include:
- Excellence in Personal and Community Support Award
- Excellence in Improving Participation Award
- Excellence in Leadership Award
- Excellence in Improving Employment Opportunities Award
- Excellence in Regional Support Award
- Excellence in Advocacy and Rights Promotion Award
Our Community Programs team had two nominations this year:
For the category of ‘Excellence in Leadership’
The Community Programs Performing Arts support team
For the category of ‘Excellence in Improving Participation’
Attendees had a fabulous evening celebrating the achievements of WA Disability Service providers and their participants from over the past year. One of our nominees said the following about the evening; “It is so great to see industry peers recognised for the brilliant work they are doing. It is an event we look forward to each year and we really enjoy hearing all the amazing outcomes that employees and participants are achieving.”
We would like to congratulate all the nominees and winners from this year’s Disability Support Awards!
For a full list of the 2017 award winners as well as previous years, please visit the WA Disability Support Awards website.