Scuba diving rehabilitation charity Deptherapy & Deptherapy Education has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2019 Soldiering On Awards…

These prestigious military awards recognise the outstanding achievements of those who have served their country, and the diverse people and groups who work together in support of the Armed Forces Community.

In 2018, Deptherapy was judged the winner in the Healthcare & Rehabilitation category of the Soldiering On Awards. This year, the charity is a finalist in the Education, Training and Development Award – sponsored by Capita. This Award recognises excellence in the provision of education, training and skills development in support of vocational or employment transition.

Now in their ninth year, the Soldiering On Awards are judged by an independent panel of leading business and military figures, headed by Soldiering On Awards President, General, the Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL, and Vice President Debra Allcock-Tyler, CEO of the Directory of Social Change.

The judging panel will decide on the final recipients of the Awards following a reception at the House of Lords in February. The 2019 Soldiering On Award winners will be announced at a black tie ceremony on 5 April 2019.

Richard Cullen, Founder and Chairman, said: “We are honoured to have been shortlisted for this Award. This is a testament to the quality of Deptherapy’s developmental programme and our aim to show Programme Members how to develop achievable goals, both in terms of diving and their everyday lives. It also speaks volumes of the 24/7 support that we provide.”