Scuba-diving rehabilitation charity Deptherapy & Deptherapy Education has reached the finals in the Healthcare & Rehabilitation category of the 2018 Soldiering On Awards.
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The award. sponsored by Redwood Technologies Group, recognises “a person or team who has made a major contribution in the treatment of ill-health or injury, or provided exceptional skill and commitment to healthcare treatment, recovery and rehabilitation of serving and former members of the Armed Forces community”.
Through its scuba-diving programmes, Deptherapy aims to rehabilitate UK Armed Forces personnel and veterans who have suffered life-changing mental and/or physical challenges.
It will be up against three other finalists short-listed in the category, one of twelve that make up the annual awards, which recognise the achievements of Armed Forces personnel and the community’s supporters.
The judges, Soldiering On President, General the Lord Dannatt, and its Vice-President Debra Allcock-Tyler, CEO of the Directory of Social Change, will decide on the winners following a Finalists Reception at the House of Lords in February. They will be announced at an awards ceremony on 20 April.