Caregiver Award

Residents/tenants and family members – show you care for those who care for you or your loved one. The North Dakota Long Term Care Association (NDLTCA) would like to honor and recognize that special person who makes a difference in your life. Applications to nominate someone can be picked up at the facility's administration office or below.

The Award recognizes employees who go above and beyond to substantially enhance the quality of life for residents/tenants.  All employees working in North Dakota long term care facilities are eligible for the Award.


  1. The caregiver must be nominated by a resident/tenant or family member.
  2. The caregiver must be employed in a North Dakota long term care facility.
  3. All entries must be postmarked by April 2, 2021 and be mailed to:
    North Dakota Long Term Care Association
    900 North 11th Street
    Bismarck, ND 58501
  4. The judging of this award is based on how the caregiver substantially enhances the quality of life of residents/tenants.

A cash award will be presented to the recipient(s) during the annual NDLTCA Spring Convention in Bismarck. All nominees will receive a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement from NDLTCA and be listed in the Caregiver Booklet. For more information, contact your facility administration office or Carol Ternes at 701-222-0660.

2020 Caregiver Award Recipients

Kristen Butler
Lutheran Sunset Home, Grafton
John Charvat
Maple View, Bismarck
Joanne Johnson
Bethany Towers, Fargo
Naomi Steele
Richardton Care Center, Richardton


Caregiver Award forms:

Caregiver Application

Caregiver Poster