Awards and Recognition
HammondCare has earned a reputation as one of Australia's most innovative health and aged care organisations.
Significance in Palliative Care Research 2011
Associate Professor Dr Meera Agar, Director of Palliative Care, Braeside Hospital, HammondCare.
Palliative Care NSW's Significance in Research Award acknowledges how research improves the experience of people requiring palliative care. "People with a life-limiting illness and their caregivers deserve the best quality evidence to guide their care."
Best Overall Conjoint Teacher 2010
Associate Professor Andrew Cole, Chief Medical Officer, Health and Hospitals, HammondCare.
The UNSW inaugural Faculty of Medicine Conjoint Teaching Awards recognise excellence in teaching from conjoint staff members of any School, Centre or affiliated institute of the Faculty of Medicine.
Pleasure of Eating Award – International Dementia Excellence Awards 2010
The International Dementia Excellence Awards are designed to recognise organisations and individuals who have worked to improve the quality of life of people with dementia. The Pleasure of Eating Award which was presented to HammondCare by La Fondation Médéric Alzheimer recognises work that has enhanced the quality and experience of meal times and their associated activities for people with dementia.
Best Palliative Care Volunteer Service in NSW 2010
This award recognises both the number and the quality of our volunteers. It also recognises the diversity of volunteer roles, the development of innovative ideas in growing and improving the service, training and education, and our reputation for providing personal development and increasing life skills for volunteers.
Landscaping and Environment Award
Australian Nursing Homes and Extended Care Association
Minister's Awards for Excellence in Aged Care 2009
Innovation in Staff Recruitment and Retention category. Recognising HammondCare’s innovative and effective staff recruitment, orientation and training strategies to support delivery of a new dementia care service model. Presented by minister for Health and Ageing, Hon Justine Elliot.
Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Aged Care 2005
Leadership & Management category. Winner: Dr Stephen Judd. Presented by Federal Minister for Ageing Julie Bishop.
International Award for Innovative Aged Care Service 2005
HammondCare’s STICCS program – the Short Term Intensive Community Care and Support Service – has received an Honour Citation for Excellence in Ageing Services at the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) inaugural industry awards.