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Toronto Central CCAC Receives Quality Healthcare Workplace Award

Healthcare Leader Also Awarded Substantial Scholarship


Toronto – November 5, 2014 – The Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is pleased to announce that it was recently recognized for its leadership as a recipient of The Quality Healthcare Workplace Award Gold Level at HealthAchieve 2014. In addition, the CCAC was further recognized for its amazing work by being awarded a scholarship of $5,000 by the 2014 award sponsor, National Research Corporation Canada (NRCC). HealthAchieve, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 4th, is the signature conference of the Ontario Hospital Association.


"We are both thrilled and honoured to be recognized for our work by such a prestigious leader in the healthcare field," says Stacey Daub, CEO, Toronto Central CCAC. "To receive this acknowledgement in the company of such esteemed peers is both inspiring and motivating to continue the work in support of our community and clients."


The Quality Healthcare Workplace Awards (QHWAs), launched in 2010, is a partnership of the Ontario Hospital Association and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care's HealthForceOntario. This progressive improvement framework offers Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum level awards to healthcare organizations designed to encourage self-evaluation, learning and improvement. The awards program recognizes health care organizations that have improved their staff's quality of work-life and the quality of care and services they deliver.


As part of this award recognition, The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) congratulated Toronto CCAC for winning the 2014 Quality Healthcare Workplace Award Gold Level. Together, they wrote a congratulatory letter to CCAC's CEO with an extended congratulations to each employee at Toronto Central CCAC on this significant achievement. In this letter, Toronto Central CCAC was commended for its commitment to ensuring a quality healthcare workplace.


"This award further underscores our commitment to our clients and to the community in which we serve," says Daub. "We will continue to honour the spirit of this recognition by providing our clients with the care and support that they need to live their lives in comfort, and with dignity."


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About the CCAC

Community Care Access Centres (CCACs) connect people across Ontario with quality in‐home and community‐based health care. CCACs provide information, access to qualified care providers and community‐based services to help people come home from hospital or live independently at home.