The LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards aim to promote and recognise excellence across the diverse and dynamic fields of endeavour in the age services industry. The awards celebrate the passion and achievements of organisations, teams and individuals in the service of older Australians. The awards also seek to increase public confidence and community involvement in aged care and services.

Excellence in Age Services Awards 2020 

National Finalists

Awards have been judged at a state level across the five categories for 2020 with winners from each state progressing as finalists to the national awards. LASA would like to congratulate the following state winners and finalists for the National Awards.

National Awards winners will be announced on Friday, 23 October 2020 at the LASA Ten Days of Congress virtual conference.

  Organisation Award

NSW & ACT

KinCare

 

 

QLD

Communify Queensland Inc

SA & NT

Helping Hand Age Care

Victoria & Tasmania

Princes Court Homes

Western Australia

ECHO

  Team Award

NSW & ACT

Shoalhaven and Eurobodalla Aged Care Centre Teams 
IRT Group

 

 

QLD

Let’s Dig in Team
Bolton Clarke

SA & NT

The Maintenance Team
The Willochra Home

VIC & TAS

Collaborative Team
Princes Court, Jacaranda Village, Sunraysia Institute of TAFE & Murray House

WA

Collaborative Leadership Model
Maurice Zeffert Home (Inc)

  Individual Award

NSW & ACT

Ben Van Lierop
RSL LifeCare

 

 

QLD

Chezz Thompson
Bolton Clarke

SA & NT

Keyur Anand
St. Anna’s Residential Care Facility

VIC & TAS

Julie Folan
Cooinda

WA

Helen Nowlan
Compatible Care Nursing Services

  Next Gen Young Leader Award

NSW & ACT

Simon Kerrigan
Guide Healthcare

 

 

QLD

Jamie Langdon
Benevolent Living

SA & NT

Tom Gray
Xtra AgedCare

VIC & TAS

Tyla Haining
Martin Luther Homes

WA

Gabriela Di Perna
MercyCare

  Rising Star Award

NSW & ACT

Kathy White
RSL LifeCare

 

 

QLD

John Sison
Churches of Christ in Queensland

VIC & TAS

Amorette Smith
Cooinda 

WA

Hadja Sow
ECHO

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LASA was pleased to announce that the QLD, SA/NT, NSW/ACT and WA Excellence in Age Services Awards finalists and winners online on Aged Care Employee Day 7 August 2020.

This was our industry’s opportunity to celebrate the passion, respect, integrity, daring and excellence in our industry. Presentations can be viewed below.

The VIC/TAS Awards finalists were announced earlier this year on 25 February 2020 at the LASA Tri-State Conference in Albury.

If you experience difficulties viewing the presentations above:

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Award Categories 

Organisation Award

Recognising an age services provider who has made an outstanding contribution to care and services development or provision of high level support to the aged by demonstrating leadership, innovation and excellence.

Individual Award

This award recognises an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the age services sector, has used innovation and initiative to improve the lives of older people and has delivered high quality care to the aged.

Rising Star Award

This award recognises an individual with less than five years industry experience who has made an outstanding contribution to the age services sector, has used innovation and initiative to improve the lives of older people and has delivered high quality care to the aged.

Team Award

Recognising a team, working within the age services sector that has created an environment that encourages workplace diversity, positive workplace culture and increased staff wellbeing through development of a service or process or has used innovation and initiative to improve the lives of older people and improve the age services experience.

Next Gen Young Leader Award

This award recognises an innovative, bold and inclusive young leader under the age of 40 who has made an outstanding contribution to the age services sector and has used passion, drive and initiative to improve the lives of older people.

The 2020 Excellence in Age Services Awards are proudly sponsored by:

National Awards Sponsor
South Australia & Northern Territory Co-Sponsor
Queensland Awards Co-Sponsor