The Camarillo Health Care District is an award-winning, state-wide model health care district that leads the nation in innovation, leadership and service. In addition to winning service and program awards, multiple staff members also achieve professional goals and recognition. The Camarillo Health Care District and its communities have a lot to be proud of!
District Receives State Innovation Award
The Camarillo Health Care District’s Adult Day Center (Center) has received statewide recognition from the California Special District Association, as the recipient of the 2015 Innovative Program of the Year Award. Selected by an independent review company, the Center was selected for representing an innovative philosophy of care in an environment that serves clients, caregivers and staff. “It was the intent of our design to introduce innovative technologies and services to enhance the experience of the Adult Day Center,” says Kara Ralston, the District’s CEO. “This is an incredible honor to share with our visionary Board of Directors, staff whose efforts pulled it all together, and every community partner who joined us in making this a reality.”
District Is National Finalist For Caregiver Program
The District’s RCI REACH Program designed for family caregivers, was selected as one of the Top 6 National Finalists for the Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award, by the Rosalynn Carter Institute (RCI). The REACH program supports, educates and helps provide resources for caregivers. District staff will attend the Conference as elite status finalists at the RCI Conference in October where the award will be presented by Rosalynn Carter, the Former First Lady. Thank you, Mrs. Carter, for your continued service and efforts to support caregivers!
Statewide “Best of 2010” Recognition issued by Association of CA Health Care Districts
January, 2011 – The Camarillo Health Care District’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program at the Wellness & Caregiver Center of Ventura County, is honored to receive designation as “Best of 2010” from the Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD). This designation recognizes that the Camarillo Health Care District has collaborated and partnered in a unique and innovative manner to bring added-value services to the community. The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program utilizes Stanford University’s Healthier Living Program, is an award-winning program based on a 6-week series of evidence-based workshops developed specifically for people living with chronic health issues.
Executive Team Award for State of California issued by Association of CA Health Care Districts
May, 2010 – The Camarillo Health Care District was honored as with the state-wide “Executive Team Award” from the Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD), recognition of visionary leadership, and for setting the standard for the integration of a public entity with the residents and leaders of a community; the seamless interconnection of its diverse health and wellness mission with the professional, business and civic leadership community; and, a talented, motivated and emotionally committed staff.
Ventura County Family-Friendly Employer Award issued by Business Work-Life Alliance of VC
June, 2008 – For the seventh consecutive year, the Camarillo Health Care District is pleased to receive the distinguished honor of being a Family Friend Employer. This award recognizes and commends workplace practices that support work-life balance which strengthen our greater community as a whole.
Service Organization Award issued by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Awards
February, 2007 – Through nomination and selection process, the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce Top Ten Awards announces that the community has selected the Camarillo Health Care District as the top Service Organization Award winner for 2007, recognizing outstanding service, above and beyond, to the Camarillo community.
Special Achievement Award issued by Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD)
October, 2000 – The Camarillo Health Care District was selected as California’s Outstanding Healthcare District in recognition of a healthcare district that implements services and programs that improve community health and well-being, and offers an added value to the community. The Camarillo Health Care District, selected from among 57 other health care districts, is recognized statewide as a model of leading edge, innovative wellness programs.