Due Date Approaching! 2021 AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Deadline Jan. 28

​​​​The deadline to submit an AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award application is quickly approaching! All applications and payments must be received by 8 pm Eastern on January 28, 2021.  

Applying for a National Quality Award is about more than just the aw​ard. The process of applying provides a framework that can be used to make important improvements in a facility and can serve as a much-needed team building activity to engage staff across all levels. While 2020 was an unimaginable year for long term care facilities, 2021 is the year for improvements.  

Each award level has an associated Criteria Series, which is a free resource to applicants. These videos cover application categories and technical writing at each award level. Bronze, Silver, and Gold applicants are strongly encouraged to view these resources.  

Completing a successful application takes time to prepare. Don’t wait! Gather your teamand work on your application and submit early to avoid any delays.  

Download application packets and resources at ahcancal.org/qualityaward​

Contact the AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award team with any questions at qualityaward@ahca.org!​