Nevin Ringland, the Chief Executive and Founder of Praxis Care, has won the UK wide Directory of Social Change Life Time Achievement Award.
The award was presented at a prestigious Directory of Social Change Awards Ceremony in London and is in recognition of Nevin Ringland’s life time commitment to the voluntary sector.
The Life Time Achievement Award is for individuals who have made a major impact on their organisation/community and have devoted their time and energy to achieving sustained positive change over the span of their working lives. Their work has demonstrated measurable positive results and changes that have made a difference to individuals or the wider community.
Debra Allcock Tyler, DSC Chief Executive said:
“By working with children and adults who have mental health problems, learning disabilities, dementia and those who have acquired brain injury, Nevin Ringland has helped shape the face of community care in Northern Ireland.
Praxis Care provides support to 1,400 vulnerable children and adults affected by mental ill heath, learning disability, acquired brain injury and dementia in Northern Ireland, England, the Republic of Ireland and the Isle of Man.
Nevin Ringland, Chief Executive and Founder of Praxis Care, said:
‘I am delighted to win this award on behalf of the staff, services users and volunteers of Praxis Care”. One person does not make an organisation. I am delighted to be one of the many who have contributed to Praxis Care’s work.
If you want to know more about the work of Praxis Care visit www.praxiscare.org.uk
Notes to editors
To organise an interview with Nevin or representative of Directory of Social Change or further information about the work of Praxis Care call Paul Collins Assistant Director – Fundraising & Communications 079 187 205 54 firstname.lastname@example.org
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