What's in a number_WebBanner1200x300.jpg

ACCA Awards of Excellence

The Awards of Excellence highlight individuals (or, in the case of the Innovator of the Year, organizations) dedicated to improving the quality of life of the people in their care. 

Alberta Care Provider of the Year Award

Awarded to one front-line care provider who has demonstrated exemplary client care through a commitment to quality, compassion, excellence, and enriching their clients' lives.

Criteria

  • Specific examples are required to support how the care provider has demonstrated exemplary client care
  • Examples must be above normal day-to-day interactions and expectations
  • Documentation to support the care provider's eligibility is encouraged (and could include comment cards from residents/families/colleagues, already-received accolades, and supervisor recognition)

Alberta Volunteer of the Year Award

Awarded to one continuing care sector volunteer who has demonstrated exemplary client care through a commitment to quality, compassion, excellence, and encirching their clients' lives.

Criteria

  • Specific examples are required to support how the volunteer has demonstrated exemplary client care
  • Examples must be above normal day-to-day interactions and expectations
  • Documention to support the care provider's eligibility is encouraged (and could include comment cards from residents/families/colleagues, already-received accolades, and supervisor recognition)

Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to one continuing care sector individual who has demonstrated exemplary client care through a commitment to quality, compassion, excellence, and enriching their clients' lives.

Criteria

  • Specific examples are required to support the individual has demonstrated a commitment to supporting the continuing care sector
  • The individual need not be a front-line worker

Innovator of the Year Award

Awarded to a care provider or one of their employees who can demonstrate an innovation they have developed or introduced within the sector to improve the quality of care delivered. 

Criteria

  • Detailed information regarding how the innovation can be attributed to the nominee
  • The innovation can be described as something new that has not been attempted or implemented before either at a particular site or with an individual
  • Challenge the status quo

Details

The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, August 31, 2018.

ACCA Awards of Excellence Information and application Sheet

The finalists will be required to sign a release allowing ACCA to publicize their photo and other information pertaining to the award. 

Winners are determined by the Adjudication Committee.