ECH is extremely proud of the awards won and the many nominations achieved over the years in a wide range of award categories. These recognise the commitment and outstanding work our staff do to enable our clients and residents to continue to live confidently and independently at home. 


  • Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) innovAGEING Awards
    National Winner – Realising Wellness and Reablement category – ECH Care Hotel
    National Winner – Network Contributor of the Year Award – Kate Nuske
  • Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Excellence in Aged Services Awards
    State Winner – Organisation Award category – A Good and Respectful Death at Home
    Finalist – Team Award category – Encore Apartments Project Team
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) Awards
    National Finalist – CEO Diversity Champion Award category – Dr David Panter


  • HESTA Excellence Awards
    National Winner – Outstanding Organisation Aged Care category – Innovative and inclusive model of care
  • Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) innovAGEING National Awards
    National Finalist – Increase Care and Service Productivity category – ECH


  • Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) South Australia / Northern Territory Excellence in Age Services Awards
    State Finalist – Organisation Award category – ECH
    State Finalist – Team Award category – LGBTI Connect
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Awards for Excellence
    State Winner – Small Scale Development Residential category – Penneys Hill Estate Retirement Village


  • Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Better Practice Commendation Award
    National Winner – LGBTI Connect
  • Aged Care and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Awards
    State Finalist – Volunteer of the Year Award – Joan Read
    State Finalist – Trainee of the Year – Andrew Freshney
  • Excellence in Age Services Awards
    State Finalist – Organisation Award – ECH

Previous Awards

  • Aged and Community Services SA&NT Aged Care Awards (2012)
    Winner – Media Category – “Also a Mirror”
  • Nursing Agency SA
    Every Generation Creative Arts Award 2011 – ECH and Urban Myth Theatre of Youth
  • SISA Awards
    Winner – Self Insured Employer of the Year
    Joint Winner – Injury Management Award
    Winner – Excellence in Supplier and Contractor Workplace Health and Safety Management (2011)
  • Work Cover SA
    Winner – Self Insured Employer Excellence Award 2008
  • International Dementia Excellence Award
    Dramatics and the Arts – ECH and Urban Myth Theatre of Youth