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 annual Diamond Award Presentation will be held as part of the Virginia Assisted Living 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 Caregiver Award - recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding residential care in assisted living through their services to residents and their family members.
  3. Assisted Living Support Staff of the Year Award - recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding support in assisted living through their services to residents and their family members.
  4. 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.
  5. Senior Living Advocate of the Year Award - recognizes an individual or an organization that consistently advocates for Virginia’s seniors and the assisted living industry in partnership with VALA.

All nominations for the Virginia Assisted Living Diamond Awards must be received at the VALA office by June 15 of the year for consideration.


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 2023 Virginia Assisted Living Diamond Awards Recipients...

Congratulations to Kenneth Gibson for being selected as the recipient of the 2023 VALA Diamond Administrator of the Year Award!


Congratulations to Foday Conteh for being selected as a recipient of the 2023 VALA Diamond Caregiver of the Year Award!


Congratulations to Connie Moss for being selected as a recipient of the 2023 VALA Diamond Support Staff of the Year Award!


Congratulations to RoseWood Village Greenbrier and their "Veterans' Wall of Honor" program for being selected as the recipient of the 2023 VALA Diamond Best Practice of the Year Award!




Congratulations to Commonwealth Senior Living for being selected as the recipient of the 2023 VALA Diamond Senior Living Advocate of the Year Award!


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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.