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2021 ACSA Aged Care Awards

Nominations for the ACSA Aged Care Awards are now closed. Thank you to everyone for submitting their nominations.  State/Territory winners to be announced in October 2021, and national winners will be announced December 2021.

The 2021 ACSA Aged Care Awards will celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions made by ACSA Member Organisations, teams and individuals in the aged care industry throughout the year.

This year, there are five award categories, with winners from each state and territory forming the list of nominees for ACSA’s 2021 National Aged Care Awards.

Through celebrating these successes, the awards continue to put a spotlight on the hard work and achievements of those who work in the aged care industry.

Key Dates

  • Nominations open 29 July 2021
  • Nominations close 3 September 2021
  • State/territory winners announced October 2021
  • National winners announced December 2021

Award Categories

Employee of the Year - Individual 

This award recognises the dedication and contribution of an individual employee in the delivery of services to older people. The employee must have excelled in the care of older people, demonstrated initiative in their workplace, and helped to strengthen and inspire their colleagues.

Volunteer of the Year - Individual 

This award recognises an individual who exemplifies the tireless generosity of volunteers in caring for and supporting older people and their carers.

Aged Care Provider of the Year - Organisation

This award recognises a residential, community care or retirement village provider that demonstrates outstanding leadership, management, workforce culture, innovation, communication and excellence to the sector.

Regional Rural Remote (RRR) Provider of the Year - Organisation

This award recognises a residential, community care or retirement village provider that has a head office located in a regional, rural or remote area. This provider demonstrates outstanding leadership, management, workforce culture, community engagement, innovation, communication and excellence to the sector.

Innovation in Service or Design - Organisation

This award recognises a program, project or initiative that shows originality to improve the lives of older Australians. The project should focus on achieving positive outcomes for all concerned. The project can be focused on either improving services to older people or on the design and building of new or improved spaces for older people.

 

Award Prizes

State/Territory Award Prizes - winners announced in October 2021
Finalists from each State/Territory Award category will be offered one (1) complimentary ticket to attend their State/Territory Award presentation ceremony. State/Territory Award winners will receive:

  • Engraved trophy
  • Award seal to be used on winner’s promotional material
  • Certificate of Recognition
  • Progress as finalists to ACSA’s 2021 National Aged Care Awards, to be announced in December 2021
  • $400 off the standard registration fee for ASCA’s 34th National Summit, May 2022.

 

 

Winners from all states/territories in aligned categories will be shortlisted for the honour of being named the best in Australia at ACSA’s 2021 National Aged Care Awards.

 

 

National Award Prizes - winners announced in December 2021
National Award winners will receive:

  • Engraved trophy
  • Award seal to be used on winner’s promotional material
  • Certificate of Recognition
  • The winner of each category will be engaged to participate in media opportunities undertaken by ACSA

 

 

Download the Awards Nomination Submission Guide or contact our events team via email at events@acsa.asn.au

Find out more about the Awards Eligibility, Nominations & Conditions.

 

The 2021 ACSA Aged Care Awards is proudly sponsored by