Awards 2020

2020 RECOGNITION PROGRAM

Care Providers of Minnesota



Care Providers of Minnesota's 2020 Awards Program nomination period opens March 23! Nominations for greatness accepted March 23–May 8, 2020. All award recipients will be celebrated at the 2020 Convention & Exposition.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Administrator/Executive Director/Senior Living 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 and nomination links are below—keep scrolling!



2020 Care Providers of Minnesota Awards Program Timeline

March 23, 2020: Care Providers of Minnesota Awards Program begins!
April 2020: National Center for Assisted Living Awards Program begins!
May 8, 2020: NOMINATIONS DUE!
June 2020: NCAL Award nominations DUE!
October 2020: NCAL Awards presented at national convention
November 16–18, 2020: Care Providers of Minnesota Awards presented at our annual Convention & Exposition


 

NOMINATE & RECOGNIZE!

Time to recognize the greatness you see in your settings every day! 

ADMINISTRATOR/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/SENIOR LIVING MANAGER OF THE YEAR
BEST BOSS EVER!
The Administrator/Executive Director/Senior Living 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
THROUGH RAIN, SLEET, OR SNOW—YOU DELIVER CARE
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
COMPASSION + (365 x Years) = A CAREER IN CARING
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
YOU’RE SIMPLY THE BEST, BETTER THAN ALL THE REST
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
CONGRATULATIONS—YOU CRACKED THE CODE...NOW TELL US HOW YOU DID IT!
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. HINT: Think PIP (Performance Improvement Projects)
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NURSE OF THE YEAR
YOU DESERVE 365 DAYS OF PTO, BUT HERE’S AN AWARD INSTEAD!
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
HOLY COW! WE LIKE WHERE YOU’RE GOING
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
CELEBRATING THE NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS
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
AN INCREDIBLE PERSON WHO GIVES FREELY OF THEIR TIME & TALENTS
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
AN INCREDIBLE GROUP WHO GIVES FREELY OF THEIR TIME & TALENTS
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 Public Relations & Communications
Award Criteria/General Questions
952-851-2483