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The Personal Care Attendant Quality Home Care Workforce Council, in collaboration with 1199SEIU United Health Care Workers East, will present the 5th annual Paul Kahn Awards for PCA Service in October 2014. Five PCAs, from different regions of the state, will be honored.

Please submit nominations by June 20, 2014.

Nominations are open to all consumers, PCAs, families, nonprofit staff, and governmental agency staff.

Awards will be given to PCAs who demonstrate:

  • dedication to their work;
  • longevity of PCA service; and
  • actions that increase the value and image of PCA work.

If you know of one or more PCAs whose service and dedication to PCA work deserves recognition, you can submit his or her name for consideration. Nominations must be submitted on the 2014 nomination form. This form can be obtained from your Personal Care Management Agency, Independent Living Center or Aging Service Access Point agency or from our website at www.mass.gov/pca.

Please remember to provide us with your contact information and the nominated PCA’s telephone number, so the selection committee can contact you and the PCA.

Nominations can be sent by the following methods.

Mail: PCA Workforce Council
1 Ashburton Place, Room 11025
Boston, MA 02108
FAX: 617-573-1891
E-mail: pcacouncil@state.ma.us

Written By:


Director, PCA Quality Home Care

Deputy Communications Director, Office of Health and Human Services

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