A highlight of the conference is the annual awards ceremony, where North Carolina PACE Association recognizes those individuals whose acts reflect dedication to excellence in PACE and their areas of expertise.
- This award recognizes extraordinary services and extraordinary impact. This person “finds a way to raise the bar and change the world”.
Recipients: Adria Smith (2017), Ursula Robinson (2016), Marianne Ratcliffe (2015), Dr. Marsha Fretwell (2014)
NC PACE Advocate Award (Allied Individual, Group, or Company)
- Person or entity who has shown strong advocacy for PACE but is not employed by PACE - ie: legislator, service provider, company, etc.
Recipients: Gentiva Home Health - Charlotte (2017), Timothy J. Clontz (2016)
Individual of Merit NC PACE Award: Direct Care
- Individual who provides the highest quality care to participants, reflecting PACE values (CNA, RN, LPN, RD, LRT, transport, therapy staff, physician, social worker, etc.)
Recipients: Tina C. Jones (2017), Andrew Weaver (2016), Dr. Jane Hollingsworth (2015)
Individual of Merit NC PACE Award: Indirect Care
- Individual best upholding the vision & dedication of the PACE team (QAPI, office staff, director, center manager, marketing, intake, etc.)
Recipients: Nedra Baldwin (2017), Erika Squires (2016), Ellen Smith (2015)