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Deadline to Submit Nomination for 2019 DCW of Year Award
Friday, January 25, 2019
Category: Important Deadline

Nominate up to two caregivers from your agency for the 2019 Direct Care Worker of the Year Award, presented by PHA and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.

Direct care workers providing care and support for individuals at home under an Aging Waiver, hospice aides and home health aides all caring for individuals age 60 and older ARE eligible to be nominated for the award. Please note: licensed caregivers (RNs, LPNs, OTs, PTs, STs), direct care workers in adult day or personal care homes or family members caring for family members are NOT eligible.

All nominees will be invited to the Direct Care Worker Forum on March 27 in Harrisburg, which will feature lunch, a half-day training program and will end with the announcement of the DCW of the Year Award - a secret until then! All nominees attending the Forum will receive a stipend from PHA, and the winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.

Click here for the online nomination form. The deadline to submit nominations is Jan. 25, 2019.