2021 Award Recipients

Past Recipients

APTA Home Health Awards are presented annually for deserving individuals recognized by peers and colleagues through an award nomination process.  The deadline for all award nominations to be considered has been extended to 
12:00pm ET on February 19, 2021
.  Take a moment and consider an impactful individual to home health practice worthy of recognition.  You may submit award nominations through the form below. 

  • Emerging Leader in APTA Home Health: Recognizes and honors 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 APTA Home Health mission and vision, and to the physical therapy profession to advance quality and evidenced‐based care in the home. Award criteria and details.

  • Excellence in Home Health Clinical Practice Award: Recognizes a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant for outstanding clinical practice in a home health care setting. Award criteria and details.

  • Excellence in Home Health Leadership Award: Recognizes the exceptional contribution of an APTA Home Health member in promoting home health physical therapy practice. Award criteria and details.

  • Friends of APTA Home Health Award: Acknowledges 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. Award criteria and details.

  • Preceptor Award: Acknowledges 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. Award criteria and details.

  • President’s Award: Recognizes an APTA Home Health member who has provided notable service to the Academy. Award criteria and details.


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