- Use examples to describe how this team stands out in the care they provide to residents.\r\nExamples could include ways the team demonstrates outstanding compassion, innovation or\r\nclinical excellence providing resident‐centered care.
- Use examples to describe how the team contributes to the positive image of the long‐term care\r\nprofession in the community.
- Be sure to discuss the significant positive results the team achieved. For instance, did this team’s\r\nactions lead to improved safety, higher quality care, happier residents and families, community\r\nrecognition, etc.?
Nominations must include a letter of recommendation for the team. The letter could come from family
members, vendors, physicians, community officials or others who can speak to why the group should be
recognized as a team of excellence.
Please email your letter of recomendation to Lisa Reibsome at firstname.lastname@example.org:
What separates this person from his or her peers? Examples could include ways this individual
interacts with residents/families or coworkers/managers, an effective, creative approach this
person took to meet a need, or actions that show strong leadership, integrity, and a high
standard of ethical behavior.
Be sure to highlight any significant events or contributions above and beyond the normal daily
work that you believe puts this employee in a special category worthy of recognition.
In 2023, HCAM will award up to 10 Gerry Baker Hero of Health Care Awards.