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Accreditation Canada at Toronto Grace Health Centre

A nursing staff photoToronto Grace Health Centre was surveyed by Accreditation Canada March 4, 5, 6, 7, 2012
Toronto Grace Health Centre was awarded – ACCREDITED WITH EXEMPLARY STANDING

Purpose of Accreditation

Accreditation is granted by Accreditation Canada, a national non-profit, independent organization.

It is a voluntary process for health care providers to assess every aspect of the care and service they deliver against national standards.

The process consists of a self-assessment, on-site survey and follow-up actions for improvement.  Organizations examine all areas of their service, obtain advice from their peers, increase credibility and involve partners and clients during on-site interviews.

Participation in Accreditation

Organizations that participate in the accreditation program benefit from the guidance provided to achieve standards of excellence. It demonstrates an organizations commitment to continuous quality improvement and provides transparency and public accountability.

Toronto Grace Accreditation Results

The following Accreditation highlights are the direct feedback from the surveyors:

Successes:

  • Medication Reconcilitation
  • New Model of Care
  • Approval for Infrastructure Upgrade

Overall Strengths:

  • Caring and committed staff
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Responsive services
  • Quality management framework
  • Patient satisfaction
  • Uptake of flu vaccine

 

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