VALA Diamond Awards

Do you know someone who stands out in the assisted living industry? Have they demonstrated outstanding leadership through their dedication to the assisted living industry, to their staff, and to the residents and families they serve? If so, please help us recognize them by nominating them for the VALA DIAMOND AWARDS! Awards will be presented in a special recognition ceremony at the Virginia Assisted Living Annual Fall Conference.
1. Assisted Living Administrator of the Year Award - recognizes assisted living administrators who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their dedication to the assisted living industry, to their staff, and to the residents and families they serve.

2. Assisted Living Best Practices Award - recognizes assisted living communities who create innovative programs or unique approaches to provide the best service possible to its residents, employees, guests, and local community.

3. Outstanding AL Caregiver Award - recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding residential care in assisted living through their services to residents and their family members.

All nominations for the Virginia Assisted Living Diamond Awards must be received at the VALA office by June 15, 2018.

Click here to download the nomination form.

Congratulations to the 2017 Virginia Assisted Living Diamond Award Recipients...

The Virginia Assisted Living Association presented three VALA Diamond Awards at the Virginia Assisted Living Annual Fall Conference. We applaud each of the recipients for providing outstanding care on behalf of Virginia's assisted living industry!


Congratulations to Roslin Davis for being awarded the 2017 Assisted Living Administrator of the Year Diamond Award!!


Congratulations to The Memory Center for being awarded the 2017 VALA Diamond Award for Best Practices for their Handcrafting Kindness Program!!


Congratulations to Geraldine Walton for being awarded the 2017 Outstanding Assisted Living Caregiver VALA Diamond Award!!


Congratulations to all VALA Diamond Awards Recipients!!

Assisted Living Administrator of the Year Award
2018 To Be Announced
2017  Roslin Davis
2016 Benjamin Butler
2015 Maryanne Lee
2014 Rebecca Tacy
2013
Antonio Williams
2012 Linda Bishop
2011 Ann Temple
2010 Jill Sproul
2009 Sally Sperberg

Outstanding Assisted Living Caregiver Award
2018 To Be Announced
2017 Geraldine Walton
2016 Chevonda Thaniel
2015  Francine McLeod
2014 Micah Foreman
2013
Carol Harvin
2012 Tonja Fletcher
2011 Laura Baker
2010 Martha Bishop
2009 Rebecca Tacy

Assisted Living Best Practice Award
2018 To Be Announced
2017 The Memory Center ~ Handcrafting Kindness Program
2016 Greenfield Senior Living ~ Check-In Angels Program
2015 Commonwealth Assisted Living ~ Farm to Table Program
2014 Runk & Pratt Senior Living ~ Social Media Utilization
2013
American Retirement Homes ~ Helping Hands of Support
2012 Commonwealth Assisted Living ~ One Sweet Memory
2010 Emeritus Senior Living ~ Home Visit Program
2009 Commonwealth Assisted Living ~ Family Connections Program
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