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The Home Health Section Awards program was re-designed in the fall of 2016. We're pleased to introduce the new six Section awards. These awards will be presented for the first time at Combined Sections Meeting 2018.

The deadline for all award nominations is November 1 of each year. Awards are presented at the Section business meeting at Combined Sections Meeting.

Award Recipient History

You may submit award nominations via the form at the bottom of this page.

Emerging Leader in the Home Health Section Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor one Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant who has demonstrated extraordinary service and clinical passion early in his or her home health career. The individual should have made exceptional overall accomplishments and contributions to the APTA and/or the Home Health Section mission and vision, and to the physical therapy profession to advance quality and evidenced‐based care in the home. Click here for the complete award criteria and details.

Excellence in Home Health Clinical Practice

The purpose of this award is to recognize a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant for outstanding clinical practice in a home health care setting. Click here for the complete award criteria and details.

Excellence in Home Health Leadership Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize the exceptional contribution of a Home Health Section member in promoting home health physical therapy practice. Click here for the complete award criteria and details.

Friends of the Home Health Section Award

The purpose of this award is to acknowledge an individual, group or organization that has made an enduring contribution to the home health industry and that has been an advocate of the profession of physical therapy in the home, as is relates to clinical practice and/or regulations. Click here for the complete award criteria and details.

Preceptor Award

The purpose of this award is to acknowledge an individual that has been chosen by their agency/company to be a preceptor. This therapist demonstrates the unique qualities, high standards and clinical skills that are exemplary. They are organized and able to teach processes and procedures to newly hired staff, molding them into confident and talented home care clinicians. Click here for the complete award criteria and details.

The President’s Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a Home Health Section member who has provided notable service to the Section. Click here for the complete award criteria and details.

 

Award Nomination Submission Form

 

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