2022 Future of Ageing Awards winners and highly-commended profiles are now available

Thank you to everyone who entered the 2022 Future of Ageing Awards by providing detailed information on the products, people and solutions designed to help ageing Australians.

Our strict criteria applied to the judging ensures that the winners and highly commended entries truly demonstrate genuine leadership, innovation, collaboration, evidence of success, scalability and sustainability.

Congratulations to all the winners and highly commended entries, including St Vincent’s Care for their ASPIRE Program, and Erin Hartwell for winning the Emerging Leader award. It is also encouraging to see Dementia Australia’s success in multiple categories, including our highest-scoring entry ‘Talk With Ted’ artificial intelligence avatar.

While some categories did not have a winner, the highly-commended entries are still recognised for their valuable contributions to the aged care industry.

Consumer Experience

Community Engagement

  • Winner: National Aged and Community Care Roundtable for Forgotten Australians – aimed at supporting over 500,000 children who were placed in institutional and out-of-home care around Australia between 1920 and 1989 – they are known as Forgotten Australians or Care Leavers and include the Stolen Generation and Former Child Migrants. The National Roundtable is directly aimed at improving the access, quality and appropriateness of services and support for Forgotten Australians as they age. Read more about this entry…
  • Highly Commended: Dementia Australia for the Lithgow Dementia Support (LDS) group’s Creative Dementia Workshops – Read more about this entry…

Dementia Care

Palliative Care

People & Culture

  • Winner: St Vincent’s Care for their ASPIRE Program, designed to train graduate nurses with qualified and seasoned nursing professionals to help nurture and build their clinical skills, knowledge and confidence in the delivery of aged care – Read more about this entry…

Service Transformation


Technology – Health & Wellbeing

Technology – Business

  • Winner: Dementia Australia for their Ask Annie mobile training app designed to help care workers better support those living with dementia – Read more about this entry…
  • Highly Commended: Lenexa Medical for their LenexaCARE system that converts traditional bed mattresses into smart patient monitoring platforms – helping to prevent pressure injuries – Read more about this entry…

Emerging Leader

We look forward to seeing the entries for the 2023 Future of Ageing Awards and learning about the new initiatives and individuals making a positive impact in the industry. In the coming weeks, an announcement will be made about the expanded format being applied to the 2023 Future of Ageing Awards, which will open for entries on May 1st, 2023.

Thanks to those companies who have shown their support for the awards through a partnership – they are listed below with a link to their website. If you would like to receive information about sponsoring the 2023 Awards please email our sales desk: advertising@insideageing.com.au


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