Awards 2021

2021 RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Care Providers of Minnesota



Care Providers of Minnesota's 2021 Awards Program recognizes outstanding people and programs who serve your residents, tenants, staff, and community. Nominations for greatness accepted March 15–April 30, 2021!


Check out the 2021 Awards Packet

Award Categories

Administrator/ED/Housing Manager of the Year
Caregiver of the Year
Dedicated Service
Employee of the Year
Innovative Program of the Year
Nurse of the Year
Rising Star
Up & Coming Leader of the Year
Volunteer of the Year–Individual
Volunteer of the Year–Group

Know someone who you would like to nominate for one of these awards?
More award details below—nomination links now active!



2021 Care Providers of Minnesota Awards Program Timeline

MARCH 15: Award program application period opens
APRIL 30: Award program application period closes

NOVEMBER 15-17: Award recipients recognized at Care Providers of Minnesota's annual Convention & Exposition

 

NOMINATE & RECOGNIZE!

Time to recognize the greatness you see in your settings every day! 
Nomination period opens March 15

ADMINISTRATOR/ED/HOUSING MANAGER OF THE YEAR
The ADMINISTRATOR/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/HOUSING MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD recognizes the achievements of an individual at the senior leadership level (administrator, executive director, senior living manager) for his/her leadership contributions and skills.
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CAREGIVER OF THE YEAR
The Caregiver of the Year Award honors a nursing aide (CNA/TMA/HHA/NAR) who displays extraordinary skill in caring for individuals residing in a care setting.
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DEDICATED SERVICE
The Dedicated Service Award celebrates longevity in the senior care profession! This award recognizes any employee whose service over the course of his/her career—a minimum of 20 years— has positively enhanced the quality of life for individuals in a care setting. The employee’s efforts demonstrate a commitment to their organization and the care-providing profession.
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EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
The Employee of the Year Award recognizes an employee for his/her contributions that has improved the quality of life for residents/clients/tenants and/or enhanced the working environment for coworkers.
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INNOVATIVE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
The Innovative Program of the Year Award recognizes an individual or team that has tried something different in their delivery or provision of a program or service. It recognizes out-of-the-ordinary efforts to enhance the lives of residents/tenants/clients, or staff at a member organization.
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NURSE OF THE YEAR
The Nurse of the Year Award honors an individual who displays extraordinary nursing skills in caring for individuals residing in a care facility/senior care.
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RISING STAR
The Rising Star Award recognizes the contributions of an employee from any discipline, who is new to his/her profession (within the last 3 years) and has made an impact in his/her years of service.
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UP & COMING LEADER OF THE YEAR
Age is only a number, right? The Up & Coming Leader of the Year Award recognizes an individual (30 years of age or under...but we won’t check your ID) who has an extraordinary commitment to leadership and service to the long-term care profession.
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VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR—INDIVIDUAL
Time is our most precious gifts, and volunteers freely give of their time and talents—with no expectation of recognition. The Volunteer of the Year Award—Individual recognizes a youth or adult who has made contributions to the quality of life for residents/tenants/clients or family members, or to the working environment for staff.
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VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR—GROUP
Time is our most precious gifts, and volunteers freely give of their time and talents—with no expectation of recognition. The Volunteer of the Year Award—Group recognizes a group of volunteers who have made contributions to the quality of life for residents/tenants/clients or family members, or to the working environment for staff.
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Award nominations are read and scored by Care Providers of Minnesota’s Recognition Task Force. If you are interested in being part of the Recognition Task Force, find out more here or contact Lisa Foss Olson (952-851-2483).




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National Quality Award

AHCA/NCAL national Quality Award Program

Our national Association's Quality Award Program provides a pathway for providers of long-term and post-acute care services to journey towards performance excellence. Find out more on the National Award page!


Questions?

If you have any questions, comments, or need help with award nominations, contact us!

Lisa Foss Olson
Lisa Foss Olson
Director of PR & Communications
Award Criteria/General Questions
952-851-2483