Excellence Awards

Cultural Diversity in Ageing Excellence Awards 2018 - Winners Announced

 

We are thrilled to announce our 2018 winners!

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.

Congratulations to the following organisations and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work in recognising and promoting excellence in the provision of culturally inclusive aged care services across Australia.

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.

 

Winner:

Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra

 

Finalists:

Spectrum

Uniting

 

Excellence in Service Delivery

Awarded to an aged care service that demonstrates outstanding service delivery to older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

 

Winner:

Umbrella Multicultural Community Care

 

Finalists:

Bolton Clarke

Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra

 

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.

 

Winner:

Ms Anna Maria Harrison - CEO Umbrella Multicultural Community Care

 

Finalists:

Ms Petra Neeleman - CEO, MiCare

Ms Pamela Bibby - Access and Support Worker, Rights Information and Advocacy Centre

 

Winners were announced at the Cultural Diversity in Ageing Conference 2018 dinner on Thursday 14 June 2018.

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