Baillieston Community Care Wins at the Scottish Care Awards 2024

Baillieston Community Care has been recognised as some of the leading homecare employees in Scotland at a prestigious evening awards ceremony celebrating the best of the independent care at home and housing support sector in Scotland.

The team won the Technology and People award category at the Scottish Care Awards 2024. This award recognises those who has shown a particular commitment to embedding the positive use and development of technology in the care and support of individuals in their own home or housing with support environment.

The team collected their award at an Awards Ceremony on Friday 17 May 2024 the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow. The Awards Ceremony were hosted by Michelle McManus, with around 300 people attending.

They were delighted to have been recognised and said:

“We are very surprised but thrilled and honoured to be chosen as a winner in these prestigious awards.”

Baillieston Community Care Team

“Anyone who receives a care service is entitled to the highest standard of care possible, and we believe technology can plan a major part in that. Technologies are advancing with time, and we believe it is crucial for it to implemented into our Service Users care plan, should they wish to explore it.

David Reilly, Chief Executive Officer of Baillieston Community Care

“Homecare services and the remarkable individuals behind them play a vital role in fostering connections, independence, and community inclusion for those they support. They serve as lifelines for thousands across Scotland, enabling others to flourish and thrive. It’s essential that we acknowledge and appreciate the invaluable contributions of these dedicated professionals who make such a profound difference in people’s lives every day. The awards ceremony serves as a platform to honour and recognise the exceptional dedication and commitment of our workforce and sector as a whole.”

Dr Donald Macaskill, the CEO of Scottish Care and co-host of the Awards

The awards have been hailed a huge success in recognising individuals, teams and companies, with more entries than ever flooding in each year from employers, staff, service users and relatives nominating their peers, colleagues and local services.

“It is an honour to have been named winners of the Technology & People Award at the Scottish Care Awards. I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to everyone who voted for us. This is just the beginning, and I can’t wait to watch this amazing project flourish here at Baillieston Community Care. Hopefully, more awards will follow. I would also like to give a special thanks to Connor, our Communications Officer, for his unwavering support on this project. It has been a pleasure working alongside him.”

James Davidson – Team Leader & Care Technologist

“Winning the Technology & People Award at the annual Scottish Care – Care at Home & Housing Support Awards is a tremendous honour and a deeply humbling experience. This accolade marks a significant milestone in our commitment to the Care Technology project over the past six months, and we couldn’t be prouder of this achievement. We extend a heartfelt thank you to all our Service Users who have actively engaged with the technical implementation. Their participation is the cornerstone of this project’s success. I am excited about the future possibilities for this project and incredibly honoured to be a part of it. Here’s to even greater success in the near future!”

Connor McFarlane – Communications & Engagement Officer
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