2020 NNFA National Nursing Home Week Programming Award

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    • ABOUT
      National Nursing Home Week provides a unique opportunity to bring together residents, families, staff, volunteers, and the community to celebrate our residents and the services provided within nursing facilities. Nominees will be evaluated on their successful incorporation of the 2019 National Nursing Home Week theme (Live Soulfully) into their activity plans and implementation resulting in outstanding special activities and community events for their residents, families, staff, and volunteers to enjoy.

      ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
      All communities nominated must be a NNFA member in good standing at the time of the nomination. All communities must meet the following criteria:
      • Communities must have fully incorporated the 2019 National Nursing Home Week theme (Live Soulfully) into their planned activities and social events.
      • The community’s 2019 National Nursing Home Week program must have incorporated innovation and creativity.
      • The program must have provided outreach activities to the local neighborhood/community as well as to the families, staff, and volunteers of the nursing facility.
      • The programming must have exhibited a variety of activities for the residents meeting all levels of capabilities and preferences.

      Each nursing facility nominated should submit:
      1. A copy of their activity/recreation calendar for the 2019 National Nursing Home Week.
      2. Photos that demonstrate successful community-based programs.
      3. A brief essay (no more than 250 words) of why they should receive this award. The essay should include a brief overview of the week’s activities, why the activities were selected, how the activities brought the nursing facility and the local community together, and how the overall program achieved success. (Please note: All materials, essays, and photos submitted become the property of NNFA/NALA and may be used in its publications and websites.)

      RECOGNITION
      If the nominee’s circumstances permit, he/she will be invited to attend the NNFA/NALA Spring Convention Awards Luncheon on April 29, 2020, in Kearney. The winner will be presented with a recognition plaque.

      DEADLINE
      Nomination form, essay, and supporting materials must be submitted no later than March 20, 2020. Please contact Marketing at Marketing@nehca.org or 402-435-3551 with questions.