Saturday, September 05, 2015
CAHF Awards

One of CAHF's priorities is to ensure that long-term care providers are recognized
for their excellence. Through our annual awards program we honor providers,
dedicated staff and volunteers for their achievements and their dedication
to long-term care.

Awards are presented at CAHF's Spring Legislative Conference, Summer Conference and Annual Convention.

SPRING AWARDS


The following awards are presented each year at CAHF's Spring Legislative Conference: 

Showcase Awards 

The Showcase Awards are designed to recognize facility, company, chapter or regional efforts promoting the positive image of long-term care. CAHF's Showcase Awards are presented at the Legislative Conference in Sacramento and will recognize community events in the following four categories:

  • Community event
  • Media event
  • Grassroots effort
  • Social media


 

Previous Recipients

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011



 

2015 Showcase Award winners Jas Singh, Golden Living Center, Fresno and Monique Shields, Shields Nursing Centers.

Summer Awards

The following awards are presented each year at CAHF's Summer Conference/QCHF Institute:

Distinguished Service

The Distinguished Service Award is designed to recognize individual CAHF members – both providers and associates – who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to the goals of CAHF and fostered the highest professional ideals.


Previous Recipients

Complete List

Volunteer of the Year

The Volunteer of the Year awards recognize youth, adult and group volunteers who contribute their time and effort to residents of long-term care facilities.

                         
            2015 Group Volunteer of the Year                                               2015 Adult Volunteer of the Year
         The Incredible Edible Community                                                            Irma Mingham
                     Garden Club                                                             English Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation 
        Upland Rehabilitation and Care Center                                                          Modesto                                                                                                                

Previous
Recipients


Life Membership

Life Membership in CAHF is designed to provide lasting recognition to those who have provided outstanding or exemplary service to the association through involvement at the chapter and state level, as well as providing community service.

Previous Recipients

Complete List


Winter Awards


The following awards are presented each November at CAHF's Annual Convention.

Excellence in Programming

The Excellence in Programming Awards recognize individual facilities for superior achievement in key areas of long-term care, such as activity programs, community involvement, family involvement, quality assurance, resident councils, special services and staff development.

Deadline for consideration: August 7, 2015.                      

Nomination Forms:

Excellence in Programming Nomination Form (.doc)

 Previous Recipients

2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008


 


  Facility Super Star Awards

The Facility Superstars Awards recognize employees of CAHF member facilities who have 10 or more years of service and have dedicated their lives to long-term care. The top 20 nominees are selected by CAHF's Board of Directors to receive the award and attend the awards ceremony.

Deadline for consideration: August 7, 2015                

Nomination Forms:

Facility Super Star Nomination Form (.doc)

Previous Recipients

2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008


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Nurse of the Year

The Nurse of the Year award is designed to recognize an outstanding registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse who has dedicated her or his professional career to the field of long-term care.

Deadline for consideration: August 7, 2015.

Nomination Forms:

Previous Recipients

Shony del Pilar (2014)
Haya Berci (2013)
Gloria Cervantes-Reyes (2012)
Debbie Wiechman (2011)
Kim Costello (2010)
Sandra Lourido (2009)
Barbara DiFilippo (2008)
Ann Folmer (2007)
Margo Babikian (2006)

 

Shony del Pilar
2014 Nurse of the Year


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 Del Callaway Administrative Excellence Award

Recognizes a long-term care administrator who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and mentoring while advancing patient care and enhancing quality.  Recipients of the Administrative Excellence Award are selected by CAHF’s Board of Directors.

Deadline for consideration: August 7, 2015

Nomination Forms:

Del Callaway Administrative Excellence Award Nomination Form (.doc)


Thomas E. Spindle Award

CAHF's most prestigious award, the Thomas E. Spindle Memorial Award recognizes an association member who has devoted considerable time and knowledge and provided exemplary service to CAHF at the facility, chapter and state-wide levels.

Deadline for consideration: August 7, 2015

Nomination Forms:

Thomas E. Spindle Award Nomination Form (.doc)

 Previous Recipients

Corey Wright (2014)
DeAnn Walters (2013)
Deborah Davis (2012)
Lori Cooper (2011)







Previous Recipients

       Complete List


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