Awards and Recognition

HammondCare has earned a reputation as one of Australia's most innovative health and aged care organisations.

The Voice Project's Change Challenge Award, 2013

The Meadows at HammondCare Hammondville.

The Voice Project Change Challenge Awards recognise teams and organisations that have created measurable and meaningful change at work. The Meadows team was recognised for their approach to gaining customer feedback and "enlarging the perception of who is on their 'team'".

See Article: Dementia team wins Change Challenge Award

Three Minute Thesis Presentation Winner, 2013

Mark Buhagiar, Braeside Hospital Physiotherapist

Mark Buhagiar was named the winner of the Three Minute Thesis Competition held at the 2013 Ingham Institute Research and Teaching Showcase for his presentation of his research into postoperative rehabilitation for total knee replacement.

See Article: Researcher's thesis presentation receives award

Runner-up Australian Christian Book of the Year, 2013

Driven by Purpose: Charities that make the difference

Driven by Purpose: Charities that make the difference, co-authored by HammondCare Chief Executive Dr Stephen Judd and published by HammondPress was named runner up in the Australian Christian Book of the Year award for 2013. The award recognised the book's contribution to Christian writing and publishing in Australia.

Palliative Care NSW Volunteer of the Year, 2013

Jo-Ann Steeves, HammondCare Northern Beaches Palliative Care and Supportive Care Service volunteer.

This award recognised the long term volunteering commitment of Jo-Ann Steeves, who has been involved with palliative care for over 20 years. Jo-Ann was recognised alongside the Family Support Volunteer Program.

See Article: Volunteer receives Palliative Care NSW award

Bronze Award, Australasian Reporting Awards, 2013

HammondCare 2012 Annual Report

This award recognised the excellence of reporting in HammondCare's 2012 Annual Report. It was awarded by Australasian Reporting Awards, a not-for-profit organisation established to encourage effective communication of financial and business information. The award recognises HammondCare's contribution to improving the quality of reporting in Australian and New Zealand.

Early Researcher Award, 2013

Associate Professor Meera Agar, Director of Palliative Care at Braeside Hospital

This award recognised the best emerging program of palliative care research being led by an early career researcher in the world. A/Prof Agar was recognised for her research of delirium in palliative care.