2017 Senior’s Care Excellence Awards
Senior Advocacy Award
The Senior Advocacy Award seeks to recognize the outstanding contribution of an individual who has volunteered their expertise, time, and passion to improving the care and quality of life of seniors in the Central East LHIN.
Recipient: Randy Filinski
Zahra Abdille Clinical Excellence Award:
This award recognizes the outstanding contribution of an individual clinician/health professional in the delivery and improvement of clinical care to seniors. This individual demonstrates: (a) exemplary leadership and teamwork qualities; (b) innovative and creative thinking; and (c) commitment to enhancing quality of life frail seniors.
Recipient: Donna Hickey
The Community Partner Award seeks to recognize the outstanding contribution of an organization/agency that has made considerable efforts to collaborate with specialized geriatric service (SGS) providers in the Central East LHIN in order to improve the system of care for seniors and their care partners.
Recipient: Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Conference Poster Competition Award
This award represents the highest rated abstract submission, as determined by popular vote.
Recipients: Revital Shuster, Sabrina Gaon, Supriya Gade, and Ethel Kaiserman
Title: “Innovation in Collaborative Acute Care Community Relationships to Enhance the Well-being of Hospitalized Frail Older
Adults upon Discharge”
Conference Reviewer’s Choice Award
This award represents the highest rated abstract submission, as determined by the 2017 Abstract Review Committee.
Recipients: Robyn Waxman, Mary Malekzadeh, and Andra Duff-Woskosky
Title: “Geriatric Dementia Care at Ontario Shores”
Conference Our Choice Award
This award represents the highest rated abstract submission, as determined by the 2017 Our Choice Award Committee, a committee comprised of older adults from across the Region.
Recipients: Jill MacPhee and Julie Brown
Title: “Mindfulness for Caregivers of Individuals