NAPA Member Activity Awards – Finalists


Can your care home transform Tasties teatime biscuits into customised classics? 🍪
Bring out the biscuits and get creative! Hot on the heels of last year’s success, McVities and Jacob’s creators, pladis, and NAPA (the National Activity Providers Association), are relaunching their search for the UK’s fanciest customised biscuit.

Launching this Afternoon Tea Week (9-15th August), the competition is open to care homes across the UK until the end of October.

The prize: a lavish afternoon tea worth up to £1,000 for residents and staff.  😲

Interested? Here’s what you need to do…

  • Choose a theme or memory that means something to residents – this could be a local hero, favourite place, historic event, or even a pet. Residents can pick a theme each, or you could choose one for your whole home. You decide.
  • Get creative. Let your residents decorate their biscuit using the chosen theme.
  • Take a photo of the resulting creations and write a few words about the inspiration behind it – a couple of sentences will do.
  • Send your photos and details on your theme – along with your name and contact details – to
  • Where photographs include residents, please ensure you have appropriate permissions.
  • Closing date for entries is 31 October 2021, winners will be notified in November 2021.

🍪 Can you create a showstopper dessert using McVitie’s Tasties? 🍪

McVities and Jacob’s creators, pladis, and NAPA (National Activity Providers Association), are launching an exciting new competition for UK care home cooks this Afternoon Tea Week (9-15th August).

The brief: Create a delicious dessert using Tasties teatime biscuits.

The prize: A lavish afternoon tea worth up to £1,000 for residents and staff. 😲 

Some of the best recipes will also be printed alongside the winner in a downloadable recipe booklet, which will be sent to all participating care homes. So this is your chance to shine!

Here’s what to do…

  • For inspiration from our Tasties range, email your name and care home address to for a free sample pack. Request deadline is 15/9, samples will be dispatched by 1/10.
  • Get creative in the kitchen, while considering portion cost, allergies, nutritional value and final presentation.
  • Ask the residents to judge your creations. Then pull together the top 5 pieces of feedback.
  • Send a photo of the dessert to along with your name, contact details, recipe and a few words on what inspired it.Don’t forget to include your resident feedback, plus your dessert’s cost per portion, and nutritional and allergy information.
  • Closing date for entries is 31 October 2021, winners will be notified in November 2021.

For full T&Cs and more biscuit-themed activities to keep residents entertained, download our McVitie’s Tasties Care Home Challenge pack below! 

Full T’s &  C’s – Click here