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! The Diamond Award Presentation will be held at the 2022 Virginia Assisted Living Fall Conference Luncheon.

  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 1, 2022.
 


CONGRATULATIONS!

The Virginia Assisted Living Association presented the 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! Please join us in congratulating the 2020 & 2021 Virginia Assisted Living Diamond Awards Recipients...

Congratulations to Julie Ferguson for being selected as the recipient of the 2021 VALA Diamond Administrator of the Year Award!


Congratulations to Orleen Taylor for being selected as a recipient of the 2021 VALA Diamond Caregiver of the Year Award!


Congratulations to garrett Realty Partners and their "Virtual Presentation Fridays with Micah Hunt" program for being selected as the recipient of the 2021 VALA Diamond Best Practice of the Year Award!


Congratulations to Reuben Canty for being selected as the recipient of the 2020 VALA Diamond Administrator of the Year Award!


Congratulations to Donta Briscoe for being selected as a recipient of the 2020 VALA Diamond Caregiver of the Year Award!



Congratulations to Commonwealth Senior Living and their "Hydroponic Farming" program for being selected as the recipient of the 2020 VALA Diamond Best Practice of the Year Award!


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Visit VALA's Health Alert Page for information from Virginia and federal agencies and organizations on the COVID-19 response for assisted living providers. 

Upcoming VALA Events

VALA is proud to offer upcoming events, webinars, and meetings for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. Several of the events will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Check the VALA Events Calendar for upcoming opportunities.