Awards & Achievements

leadership

  • LeadingAge Texas Dr. Herbert Shore Outstanding Mentor Award: Charles Borst, Executive Director—recognizes an indvidual who has demonstrated outstanding abilities in one-on-one teaching, motivating, challenging and developing future leaders in the field of aging services.
  • Top Resident Satisfaction for an LCS community: Ruth Sunil, Director of Community Life Services
  • ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award: Charles Borst, Executive Director—recognizing administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach. (Less than 10% of communities are recognized)
  • ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award: Brian Haddock, Community Administrator—recognizing administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach. (Less than 10% of communities are recognized)

community

  • “Communitas” Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Community Service 2018 for donating more than $200,000 and countless hours toward nonprofit causes and charities
  • US News & World Report Best Nursing Homes 2018-2019 (10th straight year)
  • LeadingAge Texas Cultural Diversity Award 2017, recognizing communities that demonstrate inclusive and respectful attitudes towards resident and staff diversity
  • Senior Resource Guide Best Skilled Nursing of 2015, 2016: Arbour Health Center
  • One of America’s Top Nursing Homes by America’s Research Council (7th straight year)
  • LeadingAge Texas Community Service Award for Hidden Treasures Team
  • Austin American-Statesman Top Workplaces in Austin for 5 consecutive years (2014 through 2018)
  • Founding sponsor for Texas Culture Change Coalition which seeks to promote person-centered care for the elderly and disabled populations
  • BBB- rating from Fitch
  • Alzheimer’s Texas Travis County – Top Corporate Fundraiser 2017

Marketing

  • MarCom Gold Award – Westminster earned double MarCom Gold Awards for their “50 Years as an Austin Original” annual report, and 4th Annual Literary and Film Festival theme “Mystery, History & Lore”
  • Mature Media Awards (Bronze) for Annual Report “Only the Best for Your Family”
  • LeadingAge Texas Publication of the Year for “The Westminster Family Portrait Annual Report”
  • LeadingAge Texas Website of the Year
  • LeadingAge Texas Excellence in Research & Education Award for the Upsides of Aging event—honoring communities who have made a commitment to the field of aging services, embody excellence in leadership and advocacy, and make outstanding contributions to their community and industry.
  • Generations Platinum Award for Westminster Brochure
  • Generations Platinum Award for Westminster Book Festival
  • 100% Sold Award for Independent Living sales team, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing at LCS National Sales Conference (second year in a row)
  • LCS Top Performer Award (2010, 2011, 2015)
  • Founding Member of AustinUP community alliance