The journey to person-directed care is long, rewarding, and sometimes challenging. Individuals and organizations committed to creating caring communities deserve to be honored for the difference they make. The Eden Alternative will present the following awards at the conference welcoming session on Thursday, May 3, 2018:
The Eden Employee Care Partner Award
Recognizes the extraordinary efforts of an employee care partner in applying the Eden Alternative Philosophy to creating a life worth living.
The Eden Elder Award
Recognizes the extraordinary efforts of an Elder care partner in applying the Eden Alternative Philosophy to creating a life worth living.
The Nancy Fox Leadership Award
Recognizes an individual who embodies leadership in thought, word, and deed through the Eden Alternative Philosophy.
The Seedling Award
Recognizes a care community or home and community-based service new to the Eden Alternative journey that has demonstrated a level of commitment and progressiveness that challenges others to grow.
The Eden Champion Award
Recognizes the efforts of an individual and/or organization that champions the ongoing growth of the Eden Alternative Philosophy, bringing it to life for those closest to them.
The Master Gardener Award
Recognizes the unwavering commitment of a care community or community-based service to bring the Eden Alternative Principles to life in daily practice.