2024 Awards Nominations



 

   Award of Honor 

This award recognizes the achievements of an individual who has exhibited an exemplary career of outstanding service in the field of aging.

Award Criteria:

  • Holds the position of CEO, C-SuiteHealthcare/Housing Administrator, or Executive Director.
  • Has a minimum of seven years of service in the not-for-profit community.
  • Has enhanced the concept of professionalism by virtue of his/her leadership.


Emerging Leader of the Year Award

This award recognizes an individual in an administrative, managerial, supervisory, or leadership position

Award Criteria:

  • Has developed and implemented a best practice in programs and/or services
  • Has been instrumental in the achievement of positive measurable outcomes that have made a significant impact to the organization.
  • Has inspired and motivated staff, volunteers, residents and others through his/her actions, ideas and example



 Excellence in Service Award 

This award recognizes an individual within an organization in a non-management position.

Award Criteria:

  • Holds a front line staff position, included, but not limited to, diet aide, grounds crew, driver, etc.
  • Is seen to enhance the lives of residents or staff by the exceptional quality and passion of his/her work and through acts of kindness, giving, and selfless care and support.


Certified Nursing Assistant of the Year 

This award recognizes an individual within an organization in a certified nursing assistant position.

Award Criteria:

  • Holds a front line staff position, primarily as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Is seen to enhance the lives of residents or staff by the exceptional quality and passion of his/her work and through acts of kindness, giving, and selfless care and support.




 Certified Caregiver of the Year

This award recognizes an individual within an organization in a certified caregiver position.

Award Criteria:

  • Holds a front line staff position, primarily as a Certified Caregiver.
  • Is seen to enhance the lives of residents or staff by the exceptional quality and passion of his/her work and through acts of kindness, giving, and selfless care and support.




     Volunteer of the Year Award

    This award is presented to a resident, individual, or a group from an Arizona LeadingAge member organization. 

    Award Criteria:

    • Has performed a minimum of 200 hours per year of significant volunteer service.
    • Demonstrated exceptional commitment to preserve the dignity, well-being, and independence of residents in their community.



     Best Practices Award 

    This award recognizes a "best practice" program or service that promotes and enhances quality of life for residents, staff, and/or the surrounding community. 

    Award Criteria:

    • Has developed a specific "best practice" within the organization.
    • Has effectively led the change by acquiring collaboration and support from those involved to use the best practice during the implementation phase.
    • Can demonstrate the metrics, improvements, or success of using the best practice.



    Innovation Award 

    This award recognizes an organization that creates an Innovative Program or Service on their campus.

    Award Criteria:

    • Innovative Technology Advancement.
    • Innovative Environmental Design, including building design, construction, and/or energy conservation.
    • Innovative Impact to Residents and/or Employees.





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