Bolton Clarke a finalist in six categories for international awards
Bolton Clarke has been named a finalist in six categories at the 11th Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation Awards, with winners to be announced in May.
The organisation has been shortlisted for Operator of the Year – Residential Aged Care and Operator of the Year – Home Care.
Its focus on wellbeing through social connection, including Connecting Communities to Care, Telehealth and How-R-U? projects and intergenerational programs such as digital storytelling, the Legacy program where residents teach children a skill and gardening programs have earned a finalist spot in Innovation of the Year – Social Engagement Program.
Bolton Clarke’s Europa on Alma vertical retirement village at St Kilda, which last year was a finalist in the Urban Design Institute of Australia – Victoria awards, is a finalist for Facility of the Year – Ageing in Place for its sustainable and age-friendly design, state of the art technology and focus on health, wellbeing and community.
Bolton Clarke is also a finalist for Innovation of the Year – Response to COVID-19 (Loneliness) for work connecting people with services during the pandemic and for proactive programs addressing the impacts of restrictions on wellbeing, including falls risk.
The organisation’s Sprout innovation hub is a finalist in the Innovation of the Year – Productivity category.
Winners will be announced the World Ageing Festival in Singapore on 25 May.