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, 2020.

Click here to download the nomination packet.
 


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 2018 Virginia Assisted Living Diamond Awards Recipients...


Congratulations to Jennie Haden for being selected as the recipient of the 2018 VALA Diamond Award Administrator of the Year!



Congratulations to Alice Sparzak for being selected as the recipient of the 2018 VALA Diamond Award Caregiver of the Year!



Congratulations to The Mayflower of American Retirement Homes and their "Know Language Barriers" program for being selected as the recipient of the 2018 VALA Diamond Award Best Practice of the Year!


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The VALA Career Center exists as an additional benefit for assisted living providers to seek qualified candidates for all positions relative to operating an assisted living community in Virginia. Positions that are posted may include those for administrators, executive directors, nurses, medication aides, maintenance staff, accounting managers, dietary staff, etc. Send in your job announcements today!