Call For Awards & Nominations

CAHSAH encourages you to nominate your staff members whose outstanding performance should be recognized. All awards will be presented at The Joseph H. Hafkenschiel Awards Ceremony at CAHSAH's Annual Conference in Palm Springs, CA, May 19-21. All nominees will be individually recognized by Nominating Committee Chair, Michelle Hofhine.

  • The Lois C. Lillick Award, honoring an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the continuing development of local, state, and national home care associations.
  • The Physician of the Year Award, recognizing a physician who consistently excels in providing and utilizing home care, and optimizing the role of home care in the health care system.
  • The Lillian H. O'Brien Home Care Supervisor Award, honoring a first-line home care clinical or office supervisor who has made outstanding contributions in motivating staff to achieve excellence in home care service.
  • The Home Care Service Award, honoring an individual directly involved in day-to-day home care, who has consistently provided outstanding service to patients in their homes.
  • CAHSAH Ambassador Award, honoring and individual who has made a special contribution to the home care industry.

  • Support Service Award, honors a support service individual who demonstrates unique behaviors or practices which support excellence in home care, and a consistent commitment and dedication in promoting home care.

  • The Joan Baier-Garland Home Care Nursing Scholarship, provides support to students in good standing in either an AA, BSN or Masters Nursing Program who have demonstrated a commitment to home care and to the community.
    Scholarship amount: $2,500.
  • All applications are available online. To nominate an individual for an award, CLICK HERE. To apply for the NURSING SCHOLARSHIP, CLICK HERE. Candidates must be CAHSAH members and be current with their membership dues. The deadline is March 20, 2015.


    CAHSAH members should consider running for the CAHSAH Board of Directors or the Nominating Committee. Service on the CAHSAH Board or Nominating Committee is a way to contribute your expertise to the good of the association and the industry. Candidates for these positions must be CAHSAH members, current with their membership dues and must have served on a CAHSAH committee.

    This year, CAHSAH members will elect six (6) Board members, three (3) Medicare Certified seats, one (1) Licensed Home Health seat, and two (2) Home Care Aide seats.

    This year, CAHSAH members will elect three (3) Nominating Committee members: two (2) Medicare Certified seats, and one (1) Home Care Aide seat

    To be a candidate for the Board of Directors or the Nominating Committee, CLICK HERE to complete Nominee Profile online. The deadline is March 20, 2015.

    Candidates for both the Board and the Nominating Committee will be notified of their selection immediately after the April Nominating Committee meeting.

    For further details on the Call for Awards & Nominations, please contact Michele Lander.