Thursday, December 08, 2016
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.

AHCA award winners are listed here.

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
Nominations open date: Now

Deadline for consideration: January 31, 2017

Nomination Forms:

2017 Showcase Award Form

 

Previous Recipients

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011



 

2016 Showcase Award winners with Board Vice Chair Lori Cooper (left) and Board Chair Julianne Williams (right).
Lucille Epperson, Golden Living Center Frenso; Jamie Vilanskis & Corey Wright,  Vienna Nursing & Rehabilitation Center; and Glory Dial & Luanne Britto, Vi at La Jolla.

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.

Nomination open date: March 22, 2017

Deadline for consideration: May 6, 2017

Nomination Forms:

2017 Distinguished Service Award Form



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.

                                        

   2016 Group Volunteer of the Year                                   2016 Adult Volunteer of the Year
        The Danish Care Singers                                                      Larry Caris
    Danish Care Center, Atascadero                                Vineyeard Hills Health Center, Templeton                                

Nomination open date: March 22, 2017

Deadline for consideration: May 6, 2017

Nomination Forms:           

2017 Volunteer of the Year Award Form                                         

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.

Nomination open date: March 22, 2017

Deadline for consideration: May 6, 2017

Nomination Forms:

2017 Life Membership Award Form

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.

Nomination open date: July 20, 2017

Deadline for consideration: August 29, 2017                      

Nomination Forms:

2017 Excellence in Programming Award Form


 Previous Recipients

2016
2015
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.

Nomination open date: July 20, 2017

Deadline for consideration: August 29, 2017               

Nomination Forms:

2017 Facility Super Star Award


Previous Recipients

2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008


 


  Nurse of the Year

The 2016 Nurse of the Year is Martha Leon, LVN, Golden Living Center, Sanger (right).

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.

Nomination open date: July 20, 2017

Deadline for consideration: August 29, 2017

Nomination Forms:

                                                               

 Previous Recipients

Martha Leon (2016)
Rosaline "Rose" Dorschner (2015)
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)


 


  Del Callaway Administrative Excellence Award

The winner of the 2016 Del Callaway Administrative Excellence award is Linda Lindsey (right) administrator at Bayside Care Center in Morro Bay.

The 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.

Nomination open date: July 20, 2017

Deadline for consideration: August 29, 2017 

Nomination Forms:

2017 Del Callaway Administrative Excellence Award


               

Previous Recipients

Linda Lindsey (2016)
Lucille Epperson (2015)
Corey Wright (2014)
DeAnn Walters (2013)
Deborah Davis (2012)
Lori Cooper (2011)



 


  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.

Nomination open date: July 20, 2017

Deadline for consideration: August 29, 2017 

Nomination Forms:

2017 Thomas E. Spindle Award Form

Previous Recipients

Complete List


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