Bowling Green, OH (September 4, 2018) – The Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., will be collaborating with Brookdale of Bowling Green, Perrysburg Commons, Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Kingston of Perrysburg, and Briar Hill Health Care Campus to host the Golden Care Awards in order to recognize the caregiving heroes in Wood County.
This event will recognize compassionate caregivers working in a facility or home care setting, as well as community caregivers. The reception and dinner will be held on Thursday, November 1 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (315 South College Dr., Bowling Green) from 6 to 8 p.m., with a ceremony at 6:30 p.m.
Nomination forms are available at all Wood County Senior Centers or on our website at www.wccoa.net, and the deadline is Friday, September 28, 2018. Nominated “Caregiver Heroes” must have been working in a facility/home care setting, been an active caregiver for a family member, friend or neighbor within the last year. A caregiver provides direct care and tends to the needs of an older adult. Self-nominations will not be accepted.
Nominees will be judged by the examples given in the following categories:
- Level of quality of care given
- Examples of patient experiences given (How have you helped improve this person’s quality of life? How have you helped them maintain their individuality?)
- Depth of commitment (duration of care, special activities done with person, etc.)
- Level of passion communicated in submission
- Overall quality of submission
Return the completed nomination form with their photo to “Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc, 305 North Main St., Bowling Green, OH 43402” OR e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, contact the Wood County Committee on Aging’s Programs Department through the above e-mail or by calling 419-353-5661 OR 800-367-4935.
The mission of the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., shall be to provide older adults with services and programs which empower them to remain independent and improve the quality of their lives.
For information on programs and services, please contact the Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc., at (419) 353-5661, (800) 367-4935 or www.wccoa.net.