2022 Honoring Excellence Awards Program
Honoring Excellence is LeadingAge Illinois’ member award program that recognizes individuals and organizations that put quality first, deliver excellence and inspire others to do the same. If you are a LeadingAge Illinois member provider and have an exceptional staff person or are an organization with a stellar program deserving of recognition – we encourage you to consider submitting a nomination when the next awards nomination period opens for 2023.
The 2022 call for nominations is now closed. All winners will be awarded at the 2022 LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting & Expo held in May 2022
AWARDS: There are four individual awards and one organization award.
Heart and Hands Award
Strive and Thrive Award
Leadership in Action Award
This award is given to an individual whose actions and leadership greatly enhance the work environment and the quality of life for their colleagues and residents/clients. The individual’s accomplishments demonstrate a commitment to a team approach and excellence in the workplace. This collaborative style of leadership has resulted in trusting and respectful relationships with their team and high levels of resident/client satisfaction. (Management staff only)
Rising Star Award
Community Impact Award
This award is given to an organization for participation in outreach to the greater
community beyond the organization’s own walls or core mission. The organization shall have created or participated in a
program/effort that has had a positive impact on both the community at-large and the organization. The action(s) taken
by the organization measurably met a community need and demonstrates the organization’s role as a contributing
member of their local community.
Examples: Intergenerational programs, community education efforts, donation of facility resources for community use,
outreach to at-risk youth, resident-led volunteer service projects or any voluntary activities designed to address local
community needs, etc.