best practice awards

We recognise creativity, commitment and innovation within the Story Massage Programme with our Centre of Excellence and Best Practice Awards. These prestigious awards are designed to recognise achievements as an individual or across an organisation. Please apply by 1st June 2020 to be considered for one of our next group of winners. 


Centre of Excellence

This award recognises the work of an organisation such as a school, hospice or charity. In order to receive this award and display the logo and certificate, a Centre of Excellence must fulfill the following criteria:

  • At least four members of staff/volunteers have undertaken our Story Massage Course (at an invidual training day, online or as part of an INSET day).
  • The Story Massage Programme has been used for one year or more.
  • Representatives have provided regular feedback on how it is being used with evidence of creating new massage stories.

Would you like to apply to be a Centre of Excellence?

Would you like to apply for your organisation to become a Centre of Excellence in the Story Massage Programme? No cost is involved, we just need your enthusiasm and commitment to sharing the benefits of the programme with the children and adults in your care. To apply please contact the Story Massage team for more details on bestpractice@storymassage.co.uk


Best Practice Award

This award recognises Best Practice as an individual using the Story Massage Programme at work, at home or within the community. In order to receive this Best Practice Award and display the logo and certificate, you must fulfill the following criteria:

  • You must have undertaken a Story Massage course (at an individual training day, on the online course or part of an inset day) and have been using Story Massage for at least six months.
  • You must have provided regular feedback on how and where it is being used with evidence of creating new massage stories.

Would you like to apply for a Best Practice Award?

Would you like to apply for a Best Practice Award? No cost is involved, we just need your enthusiasm and commitment to sharing the benefits of the Story Massage Programme with the children or adults in your care. To apply please contact the Story Massage team for more details on bestpractice@storymassage.co.uk


Best Practice Award Winners

To find out about the varied and inspiration work of our best practice award winners, please go to the Story Massage Best Practice blogs. You could be featuring on our blog next year!