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Ohio Centers for Intellectual Disabilities (OCID)
2018 ID-DD Professional Achievement Awards

OCID Awards

Overview


Ohio’s ID-DD providers employ thousands of professionals who care for residents needing daily care. These employees are the backbone of the OCID community, with service providers relying on dedicated teamwork and skills to provide quality care and compassion to patients and families. The OCID Professional Achievement Awards are designed to honor those individuals who have excelled in providing outstanding care in a cooperative spirit of teamwork.

Statewide winners will be awarded in each of the following categories if qualifying nominees are submitted. Association members may nominate individuals based on their own knowledge of the candidates and selection criteria. Nominees must be approved by the administrator/manager or, in the case of an administrator/manager, another key member of the administrative staff.


Judging Categories:

  • Administrator/Manager of the Year
  • Caregiver of the Year

  1. The nominee must have held a full-time position in the facility (based on the facility's definition of full-time) or worked a minimum of one year in the category for which they are being nominated in the past year.

Other Requirements:

  1. The nominee must have held a full-time position with the provider (based on the provider's definition of full-time) or worked a minimum of one year in the category for which they are being nominated in the past year.
  2. Each entry should include completed answers to the questions with no reference to the individual’s name, facility, or geographic location.
  3. There is a limit of one entry in each category from a single provider.
  4. Nominations that do not follow the required format, which are incomplete, or do not follow other requirements may be excluded from judging.
  5. Statewide award winners recognized in each category are not eligible to re-enter the competition for three years following their win.
  6. Online applications must be received offices by 5 p.m. February 16, 2018.

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