The nominating process for the 2015 NCAL Awards Program is underway. Submit nominations for the NCAL Administrator of the Year, NCAL Assisted Living Nurse of the Year, Noble Caregiver in Assisted Living Award and the National Assisted Living Week Programming Award.
NCAL Administrator of the Year
This award recognizes an assisted living administrator or executive director who demonstrates outstanding innovation, achievement, and capabilities in their provision of high-quality person-centered care in a service-oriented culture in an assisted living community. Nominate an administrator!
NCAL Assisted Living Nurse of the Year
This award recognizes an assisted living nurse (must be a licensed practical or registered nurse) who demonstrates outstanding compassion, supervisory success, innovation, achievement, and capabilities in their provision of high-quality person-centered care in a service-oriented culture in an assisted living community. Nominate a nurse!
Noble Caregiver in Assisted Living Award
This award recognizes frontline caregivers from any department for their contributions that lead to improved quality of life for the residents and create a better work environment for the assisted living community’s staff. This includes, but is not limited to, direct care staff from nursing (does not include licensed nurses), housekeeping, dietary, activities/recreation, laundry, and maintenance departments. Nominate someone today!
National Assisted Living Week Programming Award
National Assisted Living Week®, established in 1995 by NCAL, provides a unique opportunity to bring together residents, families, staff, volunteers, and the community to celebrate residents and the services provided within assisted living communities. Nominees will be evaluated on their successful incorporation of the 2014 National Assisted Living Week theme ("The Magic of Music") into their activity plans and implementation resulting in outstanding special activities and community events for their residents, families, staff, and volunteers to enjoy. Nominate a facility!
New this year, you must have all components of your application before you can submit your nomination online.
Submission deadline for the NCAL Award Program is May 15, 2015.
Award winners will be announced by June 30, 2015.