Deadline: 1 April 2019

Nominate outstanding organizations and individuals for the 2019 Global Ageing Award for Excellence! The Global Ageing Network gives 2 awards for excellence:

Excellence in Ageing Services Award

Criteria for this award:

  • Originality and creativity of the staff, technique, or delivery model.
  • Proven benefits to the residents, clients, or organization.
  • Potential for replication in other organizations or communities.
  • Explanation for problem or challenge that is being addressed.
  • Program in place for more than a year.

Eligibility: Global Ageing Network members are eligible for this award.

Learn more about the Excellence in Ageing Services Award.

Excellence in Applied Research Award

Criteria for this award:

  • Research focused on understanding and/or solving challenges and needs in provider settings or that can influence services and supports.
  • Demonstrated commitment to “giving back” to the field by sharing research findings with peers.
  • Research that can be or has been translated into practice (and examples of how and where translation has occurred).

Eligibility: Global Ageing Network members or non-member individuals are eligible for this award.

Learn more about the Excellence in Applied Research Award.

The Global Ageing Awards Committee will review the candidates and make their recommendation to the Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Award recipients will be notified in April 2019 and the winning award[s] will be presented at Global Ageing Network/OLTCA International Global Ageing Conference in Toronto, Canada, 17-19 September 2019.

Excellence in Ageing Services Program 2019

Deadline: 1 April, 2019

The Global Ageing Excellence in Ageing Services Award recognizes organizations and/or individuals for programs and services that are models of innovation and excellence and that contribute significantly to the quality of life of the individuals served, their families, or staff.

Criteria for this award:

  • Originality and creativity of the staff, technique, or delivery model.
  • Proven benefits to the residents, clients, or organization.
  • Potential for replication in other organizations or communities.
  • Explanation for problem or challenge that is being addressed.
  • Program in place for more than a year.

Eligibility:

Global Ageing Network members are eligible for this award.

How to Submit:

Entry Format: Nominations can be submitted via our online submissions form. Up to 3 letters of support from persons outside the organization may also be included with your application. These letters of support should address the award criteria specifically. Letters of support can be uploaded to the online form as a PDF or Word doc.

We encourage you to prepare your responses in advance of completing the online nomination form. Please be prepared to answer the below questions for the Excellence in Ageing Services Award. (Each response should be limited to 300 words MAX.)

  • Please provide a brief description of the nominated individual or organization’s specific program or service..
  • How long has the program or service been in operation?
  • Whom does it serve and how many?
  • What is the role of staff or any others involved?
  • How has it benefited the residents, clients, or organization?
  • Describe any unique approaches to implementation or creative use of resources.
  • How has the program/service been replicated? (If not, under what circumstances could the program/service be replicated?)

Judging and Notification:

The Global Ageing Awards Committee will review the candidates and make their recommendation to the Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Award recipients will be notified in April 2019 and the winning award[s] will be presented at Global Ageing Network/OLTCA International Global Ageing Conference in Toronto, Canada, 17-19 September 2019.

If you have any questions about the Excellence in Ageing Services Awards Program or the nomination process, please contact us at info@globalageing.org.

Excellence in Applied Research Award Program 2019

Deadline: 1 April, 2019

The Global Ageing Network Excellence in Applied Research Award recognizes ongoing commitment to quality in ageing services through evidence-based research, translation of research into practice, and dissemination of research findings through internal and external shared learning opportunities.

Criteria for this award:

  • Research focused on understanding and/or solving challenges and needs in provider settings or that can influence services and supports.
  • Demonstrated commitment to “giving back” to the field by sharing research findings with peers.
  • Research that can be or has been translated into practice (and examples of how and where translation has occurred).

Eligibility:

Global Ageing Network members or non-member individuals are eligible for this award.

How to Submit:

In a Word doc or PDF format, submit a description of the research project, not to exceed 3 double-spaced pages. In addition, up to three letters of support from persons outside the organization may also be included. These letters of support should address the award criteria specifically.

The submission should answer the following questions in order, and include a heading for each response, so that the response to each question is clear.

  • Provide a brief description of the nominated organization or individual (mission, size, scope of services, persons served, etc.). Limit to 300 words.
  • When was the research undertaken? Limit to 200 words.
  • Describe any unique approaches to implementation or creative use of your research. Limit to 300 words.
  • What challenge or issue did the research address? Limit to 200 words.
  • Were the results translated into practice? Limit to 200 words.
  • What results were achieved? Limit to 300 words.

Judging and Notification:

Submissions should be received by The Global Ageing Network no later than 1 April, 2019. The Global Ageing Awards Committee will review the candidates and make their recommendation to the Global Ageing Network Board of Directors. Award recipients will be notified in April 2019 and the winning award[s] will be presented at Global Ageing Network/OLTCA International Global Ageing Conference in Toronto, Canada, 17-19 September 2019.

If you have any questions about the Excellence in Ageing Services Awards Program or the nomination process, please contact us at info@globalageing.org.

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