Connected Academy has been named the winner of the OCN NI ‘Provider of the Year Award’ at the fourth annual OCN NI Learning Endeavour Awards 2022.

The training department of Connected Health Group has been named the OCN NI ‘Provider of the Year’ at this year’s Learning Endeavour Awards. Connected Academy, were announced as the winners at an awards event in the Titanic Hotel Belfast on Wednesday 15th June where they received an award and £1,000 bursary.

The Awards took place virtually this year on 27th April due to the impact of COVID-19 and the award ceremony where the winners were presented with their awards by Carl Frampton took place in June.

The aim of the awards is to recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals and their training providers, by highlighting the power of learning to transform lives for the better.

Connected Academy’s Learning and Development Manager, Naomi Corr, said ‘ We have been delivering OCN accredited courses for 4 years and it has been an amazing journey. I’m super proud of the team and everyone involved.’

The Connected Health Group has a simple ambition – To transform the perception, function and delivery of Homecare across the UK & Ireland.

We integrate home care & technology to deliver enhanced services to elderly and vulnerable adults. We provide effective and efficient high-quality healthcare services in the home and in the community, thereby promoting prevention and decreasing the demand for costly hospitalisation.

Our strapline summarises the direction of strategy across the business ‘Connecting Innovation and Care’.

We believe a well-trained Workforce should be the cornerstone of every organisation. Connected Academy was established to pioneer course and skills development within the Care workforce creating real pathways that will provide stability, sustainability and resilience to the entire care sector. Our team are all extremely passionate about training and care. Their industry experience is far reaching and the online training platform is world class.

Pictured left to right: Martin Flynn, CEO of OCN; Claire Adams, Office Manager, Connected Academy; Naomi Corr, Learning and Development Manager, Connected Academy;  Carl Frampton, former World Champion Boxer.