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.