Patron's Award Winners
“I am determined to make a difference. I want to continue learning, widen my skills and knowledge about the huge scale of problems faced by social care. I want to improve people’s lives and help other young carers.”
"I never could have fathomed how overcoming the fear of learning something new would have changed my life… If I can do it, many others can too…"
Stephen took early retirement from his long career in social services to become a carer with his mother who had Alzheimer’s disease. He is now a passionate advocate of adult learning, believing it can play an instrumental role in staving off dementia.