|They were created to celebrate and reward the best individual and company performances in Seniors Housing/Care Trends, Healthcare Innovation, IT, and Medical Tourism sectors worldwide.
The Awards recognise the rapid growth of these sectors worldwide, and the capacity of individuals to influence and set new performance standards across countries, regions and the world. The Awards focus on elevated performance; the creation of new business models; contrarian thinking; recognising and embracing new trends; market leadership; inspirational performance and the elevation of customer experience.
The Globals sponsored by the Over 50’s Housing Publishing Group embrace Active Adults, Adult Day Care/Respite, Affordable, Aged Care, Assisted Living, Autism/Asperger’s, Brain Injury, Care Home, Care Village, Clinics, Community Care, Community Housing, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), Co-Op Housing, Day Care, Dementia/ Alzheimer’s, Disability Services, EMI Unit, Extra Care, Golf Estate, Health Care Centre, Health Education, Health Parks, Home Care, Hospice, Hospitals, Hostel, Housing Which Targets Over 50s, Independent Living Units, Learning Disability (Adult), Learning Disability (Child), Lofts, Medical Centres, Medical Health Services, Mental Health Services, Mixed Generation Housing, Multi-Purpose Health Centre, Multigenerational Housing, Neurology Care, Nursing Home, Palliative, Park Housing, Regeneration, Rehabilitation, Rental Housing, Residential Care, Resort Parks, Respite, Rest Home, Retirement Apartments, Retirement Community, Retirement Flats, Retirement Village, Seniors Living, Share Flats, Shared Ownership, Sheltered Housing, Skilled Nursing, Social Housing, Specialist Education Centre, Specialist Estates, Spinal Injury, Stroke Rehab, Supported Housing, Supported Living, Tax Credits, Upscale, Urban, Virtual Retirement Communities, Intergenerational Housing, Medical Tourism, Healthcare Innovation, I.T.
The nomination of Ms Devi Sohanta was made by Mr Esmonde Crawley (the Editor of the over 50’s Housing Weekly). She won the Most Innovative Social Enterprise in the world in 2017 on the 9th November 2017 at a Gala Dinner held at the Courthouse Hotel London UK.
The judging criteria is overseen by the editor of 20 journals across the world specialising in the over-50s housing sector and the provision of goods and services to the over-50s housing sector. The Trends editor has been involved in this sector for 32 years. He is the most widely travelled observer on the world stage, visiting and observing industry trends in 36 countries over the past 24 months on all continents; free of sector bias, association links, commercial compromise and open to new entrants and ideas. He is in a unique position to make considered; balanced and impartial judgments based on intellect, effort, commitment, honesty and the rewards generated by awards winners for both shareholders / stakeholders and the client / customer. The Awards policy since inception has been to charge each person for attendance. The Awards as a result are free of sponsorship pressure, are truly independent and have more value to the recipient. The Awards are unique in that they are solely based on independent expert assessment, untainted by commercial imperatives.
This year (2017) only 28 Awards were made.