The nomination period for the very first 10,000 Voices Awards is now open!
The 10,000 Voices Awards aim to celebrate the bravery, support and achievements of people within the PSP & CBD Community. This includes people living with PSP or CBD, carers, volunteers, researchers healthcare professionals, fundraisers and campaigners.
To do this, we are asking people to shine a light on the people they know who have made a difference in the PSP & CBD community, by nominating them for one of the ten awards.
The 2021 10,000 Voices award categories are:
Always Amazing Award for someone living with PSP
This award will be given to someone who has shown courage and determination whilst living with PSP. As a positive role model, they may have shared their experience to provide inspiration and support to others.
Always Amazing Award for someone living with CBD
This award will be given to someone who has shown courage and determination whilst living with CBD. As a positive role model, they may have shared their experience to provide inspiration and support to others.
Carer of the year Award
This award will be given to an unpaid carer, a family member or friend, who is looking after someone they know who is living with PSP or CBD, helping them to live the best life they can.
Volunteer of the year Award
The Volunteer Award will be given to an individual who has volunteered time to support other members of the PSP & CBD Community. This could be by organising Local Group Meetings, helping out at PSPA events or educating health professionals.
Fundraiser of the year Award
This award is for a fundraiser who has shown creativity and determination in raising awareness and funds, big and small, for PSPA, despite the challenges of living with or caring for someone with PSP or CBD.
Campaigner of the year Award
This award is for an individual who has helped to raise awareness of PSP & CBD to the general public and health professionals so they are more aware of the condition, how to spot them and how best to manage symptoms.
Researcher of the year Award
This award will be given to a researcher or health professional who has been studying PSP & CBD and has shown collaboration and innovation as they help to progress our understanding of the conditions.
Healthcare Professional of the year Award
This award will be given to a professional who has gone above and beyond in their efforts to support individuals and families living with PSP or CBD. This may include showing innovation whilst assisting PSPA developing or delivery services and information, improving care pathways or introducing best practice.
Corporate of the year Award
This award will be given to a company or organisation who has given outstanding support to PSPA by getting involved in fundraising, campaigning and volunteering initiatives.
The 2021 in Memory Award
This award will be given in memory of the courage and achievement of a family’s loved one. The person being honoured will have lived with PSP or CBD themselves, and through their determination to live life to the fullest, have created a legacy within the PSP & CBD Community.