2022 INALA Awards
September 27, 2022

 

Leader Under 40

Honor the under 40 employee who exemplifies vision and thought leadership in senior living.

Criteria: The nominee...

  • Under the age of 40

  • Serves in any capacity within your organization

  • Recognized as a leader by their peers

  • Demonstrates that the future of senior living is in good hands

Caregiver of the Year

Honor the hard-working employee who has enriched residents’ daily lives.

Criteria: The nominee...

  • Nurtures the spirit of each resident

  • Treats each resident with dignity and respect

  • Promotes the individuality of each resident

  • Provides a safe, residential environment

  • Allows each resident choice of care and lifestyle

  • Makes the assisted living residence a valuable community asset

Outstanding Nurse Leader

Honor the nurse who has shown outstanding vision, innovation and leadership. 

Criteria: The nominee...

  • Nurtures the spirit of each resident

  • Treats each resident with dignity and respect

  • Shows leadership in the community’s caregiving efforts

  • Provides exemplary guidance in putting the resident’s needs first

  • Demonstrates innovation in formulating new ideas

  • Helps to make the assisted living residence a valuable community asset

Assisted Living Community Award

Honor the assisted living community that has gone above and beyond with care for residents and its community     

Criteria: The community...

  • Encourages resident and employee engagement

  • Supports and involves the local community

  • Develops unique programs to improve resident and employee satisfaction

  • Offers a nurturing environment to enhance the quality of life for its residents

  • Acts as an advocate for INALA members

Outstanding Community Director

Honor the community director who has shown outstanding vision, innovation and leadership.   

Criteria: The nominee...

  • Nurtures the spirit of each resident

  • Treats each resident with dignity and respect

  • Shows leadership in leading/managing staff

  • Demonstrates innovation in formulating new ideas for services, marketing or operations

  • Provides exemplary guidance in directing a cost-effective, efficient operation while maintaining high quality services

  • Makes the assisted living residence a valuable community asset

Industry Partner of the Year

Honor the industry partner whose contributions have positively affected Indiana Assisted Living Association members. This award may be presented to a company or an individual.    

Criteria: The industry partner...

  • Helps further INALA’s mission of meeting the needs of seniors

  • Acts as an advocate for INALA members

  • Demonstrates integrity, innovation and commitment to customers

Outstanding Activity Director

Honor the individual who has shown innovation and creativity in the development of a program of activities.

Criteria: The nominee...

  • Nurtures the spirit of creativity and innovation

  • Treats each resident with dignity and respect

  • Initiates on-going programs to meet the needs of the total resident population

  • Provides unique programs through various formats that recognize the multiple aspects of the individual’s well- being

  • Demonstrates innovation in formulating resident programs

  • Improves quality of life for assisted living residents

Legislator of the Year

Honor the legislator who has shown exemplary service to the field of aging.

Criteria: The legislator...

  • Acts as a voice within government for INALA and other aging services organizations

  • Demonstrates integrity, innovation and commitment to aging services constituents

Outstanding Marketing Director

Honor the marketing director who has shown outstanding leadership, innovation, and effectiveness

Criteria: The nominee...

  • Nurtures the spirit of each resident

  • Treats each prospective resident and resident with dignity and respect

  • Shows leadership in managing a marketing program while maintaining high ethical standards

  • Provides exemplary guidance in directing cost-effective, efficient and successful marketing and public relations efforts

  • Demonstrates innovation in formulating new ideas

  • Helps to make the assisted living residence a valuable community asset 

Outstanding Food Service Director

Honor the Food Service Director that has shown innovation, and high quality while remaining in budget. 

Criteria: The nominee..

  • Nurtures the spirit of each resident

  • Treats each resident with dignity and respect

  • Shows leadership in how they manage staff

  • Provides exemplary guidance in directing a cost-effective, efficient operation while maintaining high quality services

  • Demonstrates innovation in formulating new ideas for menu planning, preparation or service

  • Helps make the assisted living residence a valuable community asset

Innovation of the Year

Honor the community or individual who has shown outstanding vision, innovation and creativity through the development and implementation of an idea, design* or project that has benefited residents, staff, community or company. *Design can include building structure.

Criteria: The nominee..

  • Shows leadership

  • Provides exemplary guidance in developing and takes initiative-- implementing a creative, efficient and/or cost-effective idea while maintaining high quality standards

  • Demonstrates innovation in formulating new ideas

  • Improves quality with new ideas

  • Nurtures the spirit of creativity and innovation