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NCAL Awards Program

 

 
The NCAL Awards Program recognizes assisted living employees from around the country who demonstrate exemplary work within the profession. Each year, members may nominate colleagues for four categories: 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. ​ 
 
 
Thank You For Your Submission

The nomination process for the 2018 NCAL Awards Program is now closed. Those who submitted nominations will be notified in July.  

 
 

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.
 
Nominations must include: 
  1. 500 words or less essay; and 
  2. a resume/CV of 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.
 
Nominations must include: 
  1. 500 words or less essay; and
  2. a resume/CV of nurse
 

Noble Caregiver in Assisted Living

This award recognizes frontline caregivers, support and office staff 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), support/office staff, housekeeping, dietary, activities/recreation, laundry, and maintenance departments.
 
Nominations must include: 
  1. 500 words or less essay

 

National Assisted Living Week Programming

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 are evaluated on their successful incorporation of the previous year's National Assisted Living Week theme into their activity plans and implementation resulting in outstanding special activities and community events for their residents, families, staff, and volunteers to enjoy.

Nominations must include: 

  1. ​500 words or less essay; 
  2. a copy of an activity/recreation calendar for NALW; and
  3. a scrapbook/picture album with text, demonstrating community-based programs.
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 Recipients

 
1.jpgSelected nominees are recognized among thousands of their peers at AHCA/NCAL’s Annual Convention & Expo during NCAL Day and the Closing General Session. Recipients also receive:
  • Complimentary registration to Convention
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Five-night hotel accommodations
  • Per diem
  • Tickets to Gala Dinner & Show
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