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2019 VALA Diamond Award Recipients



 
The Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) recognizes assisted living providers who are the ‘sparkling gems of Virginia's assisted living industry' with the VALA Diamond Awards. There are three categories of the VALA Diamond Awards, and recipients will be recognized in a special video presentation during the luncheon ceremony 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!

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) hosted its annual Assisted Living Leadership Luncheon on October 23, 2019 during the Virginia Assisted Living Annual Fall Conference and congratulates Steve Wilkins as the recipient of the 2019 Assisted Living Administrator of the Year VALA Diamond Award. Award winners were nominated by their peers and supervisors and received recommendations from community residents and family members of residents they served. The Assisted Living Administrator of the Year VALA Diamond Award recognizes Administrators, Assistant Administrators, and Executive Directors in the assisted living industry who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through their dedication to the assisted living industry, to their staff, and to the residents and families they serve.https://www.valainfo.org/files/Award - Administrator 2019.pdf  

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) hosted its annual Assisted Living Leadership Luncheon on October 23, 2019 during the Virginia Assisted Living Annual Fall Conference and congratulates Manorhouse Assisted Living and Memory Care as the recipient of the 2019 Assisted Living Best Practices of the Year VALA Diamond Award for their “Pet Therapy” program. Award winners were nominated by staff of assisted living communities and received recommendations from community residents and family members of residents they served. The Assisted Living Best Practices VALA Diamond Award recognizes assisted living communities that have provided outstanding residential care in assisted living through their services to residents and their family members.https://www.valainfo.org/files/Award - Best practice 2019.pdf

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) hosted its annual Assisted Living Leadership Luncheon on October 23, 2019 during the Virginia Assisted Living Annual Fall Conference and congratulates Frederick “Fred” Parker as a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Assisted Living Caregiver VALA Diamond Award. Award winners were nominated by their peers and supervisors and received recommendations from community residents and family members of residents they served. The Outstanding Assisted Living Caregiver VALA Diamond Award recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding residential care in assisted living through their services to residents and their family members.  https://www.valainfo.org/files/Award - Caregiver 2019.pdf

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) hosted its annual Assisted Living Leadership Luncheon on October 23, 2019 during the Virginia Assisted Living Annual Fall Conference and congratulates Mary Williams as a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Assisted Living Caregiver VALA Diamond Award. Award winners were nominated by their peers and supervisors and received recommendations from community residents and family members of residents they served. The Outstanding Assisted Living Caregiver VALA Diamond Award recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding residential care in assisted living through their services to residents and their family members.  https://www.valainfo.org/files/Award - Caregiver 2019-Williams.pdf

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By: Michelle
On: 11/19/2019 10:33:08
Congratulations to all the award recipients!

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Upcoming VALA Webinars

VALA is proud to offer upcoming webinars for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. The webinars will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Many of the webinars are held live with the ability of participants to interact with the presenter during the webinar. 

Virginia Board of Long-Term Care Administrators Continuing Education Requirements and Guidance
Per 18VAC95-30-70(A)(1) and 18VAC95-20-175(A)(1), Up to 10 of the 20 hours may be obtained through Internet or self-study courses and up to 10 continuing education hours in excess of the number required may be transferred or credited to the next renewal year. 

03/19/2020 CE guidance: During the six month extension of continuing competency requirements that must be obtained for the licensure period between April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020, programs delivered via teleconference or webcast where there is an opportunity to interact wtih the speakers in real time ("interactive course") will count toward the 10 hours of continuing competency requirements that must be taken in addition to the 10 hours of internet or self-study hours.