At Quarriers, we’re really proud of all our achievements, and we have been successful in gaining several prestigious awards.
The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre received a commendation at the Glasgow Institute of Architects Design Awards 2013. In April 2015, centre was awarded the EFQM 2* Award, which is based on a European model of Quality. The Centre is the only healthcare establishment in receipt of this award.
The centre was also shortlisted in three categories at the 2015 Health Investor Awards and in the Innovation in Care category at the Laing Buisson Awards (winner to be announced in November 2015), and was Highly Commended in the Value and Improvement in the use of Diagnostics category at the Health Service Journal Value in Healthcare Awards 2015.
Our Volunteer Centre received a ‘highly commended’ award at the UK Charity Awards in 2011 for their innovative approach to volunteering. They were also successful in gaining Investors in Volunteering accreditation in 2011.
Our digital inclusion service Go4IT received a Care Accolade in 2013 in the adults and older people category for its inclusive approach for adults with a disability and access to the internet. The service received a TalkTalk Digital Hero Award in 2015 and was a finalist in the 2014 Digital Leaders 100 Awards and 2014 Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce awards. The service has also been nominated for the 2015 Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce awards.
Quarriers was a finalist in the Excellence in Marketing category at the Greenock Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Bee’s Knees Awards and in the Annual Report category at the Third Sector Awards 2015.
Quarriers Carer Support Service (Moray) was highly commended for its partnership with Moray Council at the SQA Star Awards in 2014.
We also like to celebrate innovation and achievement from within Quarriers. This helps us identify, support and share good practice. It also recognises teams who are providing quality services by sharing quality initiatives, practices and innovations and helps us identify, learn and therefore improve by building on these strengths.