Team Innovation

Nominees must be a team currently working within the aged care sector in Australia, that has demonstrated innovation by initiating or developing a service or system that benefits patients and the community.

Who is eligible?

Nominated teams must currently be working in the aged care sector in Australia. Nominees must inform the relevant organisation that they intend to submit a nomination. Nominees may self-nominate, however self-nominations must be supported by a direct supervisor or colleague.

Nominations must demonstrate all of the following:

  • the innovation addresses an identified health need, enhances health outcomes or improves the aged care experience
  • the team has initiated or developed a unique service or system themselves
  • how the innovation has had a positive impact on patients and the community, demonstrating the need(s) the service or system has fulfilled
  • how the prize money - a $10,000 grant - will enhance further development of the innovation, together with a clear plan of how the service or system has been or will be implemented.