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Senior Living Community Leadership Award

The Executive Director is responsible for providing overall leadership in the day-to-day operation of a senior living community. This person is charged with maintaining staff, resident and family engagement in addition to budget adherence and regulatory compliance. During the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference an Executive Director will be honored for exemplary leadership in senior living community management.  Argentum is eager to recognize the role and service of the selected 2016 Executive Director with the sixth annual Community Leadership award. The open period for nominations is November 23, 2015 - January 17, 2016. 

Entry Fee
Member-Only Award Program. Complimentary.
Non-Member: ineligible.

2016 nominations are now closed.

 

Award Background

The Executive Director is responsible for providing overall leadership in the day-to-day operation of a senior living community. This person is charged with maintaining staff and resident and family engagement in addition to budget adherence and regulatory compliance.

First awarded in 2012, the Argentum Senior Living Community Leadership Award will honor one executive director of a senior living community who is an ideal representative and role model for the thousands of executives leading senior living communities.

Nomination Questions:

The following questions were used to help prepare nominations:

  1. List the top three values the nominee possess and exemplifies each day. Give examples.
  2. Give specific examples how the nominee fosters a cohesive and positive community of residents, their families and staff.
  3. Give examples how the nominee encourages employee engagement and staff satisfaction.
  4. Give examples how the nominee encourages resident and family satisfaction.
  5. Describe an idea, process or program that the nominee implemented that increased revenue.
  6. Describe an idea, process or program that the nominee implemented that improved expense management.
  7. Give an example of how the nominee is an executive role model outside the senior living community (e.g. volunteerism, state affiliate Board member etc).
  8. Any additional thoughts or testimonials about the nominee? If testimonials, please also provide contact information so we may follow-up as needed.

Judging

All nominations are due by COB January 17 through Argentum's online nominations system. All companies submitting award nominations must be Argentum members in order to move on to being assessed. Every submission will be judged and ranked against the following criteria:

  1. On a scale of 1 to 5 (five being best), rate the uniqueness of the submission.
  2. On a scale of 1 to 5 (five being the best), rate the executive qualities of the nomination.
  3. On a scale of 1 to 5 (five being the best), rate the strength of the candidates relationship with residents/families.
  4. On a scale of 1 to 5 (five being the best), rate the strength of the candidate’s leadership of staff and resources at the community.
  5. On a scale of 1 to 5 (five being the best), rate the strength of the nominee’s embrace of the Argentum core principles of choice, independence, dignity and quality of life.
  6. On a scale of 1 to 5 (five being the best), rate the candidate’s business acumen as communicated in the nomination.
  7. On a scale of 1 to 5 (five being the best), rate your overall perception of the candidate as a role model to current and future executive directors.

The winning nomination for the Senior Living Community Leadership Award are announced at the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference.

Recognition

Selected executive director travel to the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference. Full conference registration, air travel and one hotel night included.

  • Plaque/trophy
  • Press release
  • Recognition in Senior Living Executive
  • Participation in conference breakout session (if desired)
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