Winners earn national recognition and trip to AHCA/NCAL 65th Convention In Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. – The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) is proud to
announce that the 2014 NCAL Awards Program is open for NCAL members to nominate individuals
in four award categories. NCAL is looking for nominees with outstanding
qualities and dedication to high-quality, person centered care. The awards are:
Caregiver in Assisted Living is for frontline caregivers, housekeeping, and
maintenance staff or staff from any other department that have improved the quality
of life for residents and created a better work environment for staff.
Assisted Living Nurse of the Year is for a licensed practical nurse or
registered nurse who demonstrates outstanding compassion, supervisory success, and
Administrator of the Year is seeking an assisted living administrator who
demonstrates outstanding innovation, achievement and capabilities.
Assisted Living Week Programming Award for the 2013 theme: “Homemade Happiness.” Nominees will be
considered on their successful incorporation of the 2013 theme that results in
outstanding special activities and community events for residents, family and
staff to enjoy.
will receive roundtrip airfare from their home town, a per diem, hotel
accommodations, convention registration and a ticket to the convention’s gala. Winners will be recognized during
a special luncheon held during the 8th Annual NCAL Day, on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
in Washington, D.C. – the opening day of the 65th Annual AHCA/NCAL Convention
individuals who are interested in applying for the awards to check with their
state affiliate first before completing the awards nomination form. Some NCAL
State Affiliates prefer to submit nominations for the national awards.
This year, NCAL
Awards applications must be completed and submitted through a new online
process. To learn more go to the “What’s Hot” section of NCAL.org. For more
information, send an email to NCALAwards@ncal.org.
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The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represent more than 12,000 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers and homes for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL aims to improve the lives of the millions of frail, elderly and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our member facilities each day. For more information, please visit www.ahca.org or www.ncal.org.