Enable wins award for work in Wolverhampton

Enable have been successful at the Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards (England & Scotland) taking home the ‘Breaking Down Barriers Award’ for their Wolverhampton Disability Employment Service. The team had originally been nominated for the award by Tom Denham, Head of Provider Services; ASC at Wolverhampton City Council and they had managed to take the lead over 11 other nominees in order to win. Enable received the award for their ongoing efforts to break down barriers to employment for people with disabilities.

Vicki Williams, Head of Enable Wolverhampton said: “There are no barriers in our thinking and we will work though, round and over challenged when we face them.”

Enable is a long-standing member of BASE and one of the providers delivering the Supported Employment Proof of Concept. They are managed through Shropshire County Council.

The awards represent all areas of care and support for people with learning disabilities and autism within the care sector, whether it be young or older people, supporting people in their own homes, the residential care sector or the voluntary sectors. From frontline staff such as care workers and care managers to people who have made an impact in other ways such as training and innovation.