Excellence Awards

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards

The Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018 recognise and showcase initiatives that promote excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia. 

The awards aim to: 

  • Encourage and promote quality leadership in the development of culturally inclusive approaches to service provision.
  • Showcase innovative ideas and organisational strategies which excel in service provision to older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Acknowledge the contributions of those organisations and individuals that are working toward improving outcomes for older people from culturally and linguistically diverse older people in aged care.

Winners will be announced at the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018 dinner on Thursday 14 June 2018. Nominations are now closed.

Award Categories 

The Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018 consist of three categories:

  • Excellence in Organisational Leadership

    Awarded to an aged care service that demonstrates leadership commitment and whole-of-organisation responses to consumers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 
  • Excellence in Service Delivery

    Awarded to an aged care service that demonstrates outstanding service delivery to older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • Dr Olga Kanitsaki Award for Individual Excellence

    Awarded to an individual who demonstrates exceptional commitment and initiative in the delivery of services to older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in aged care.

Eligibility

Applications are open to Australian Government-funded residential aged care or home care service and staff who work in these services.


Timelines and announcements

  • Nominations open: 28 March 2018
  • Nominations are now closed
  • Three finalists will be decided for each category.
  • Winners will be announced and awarded at the 2018 Excellence Awards Dinner to be held in Melbourne on Thursday 14th June 2018 at Arts Centre Melbourne.

All nominations are assessed by an expert independent panel against selection criteria

Find out more about the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018.


Previous Winners & Finalists

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