CPHR Canada Award for HR Champion
Home and Community Care Support Services’ Chief Executive Officer receives prestigious HR award
TORONTO – September 22, 2023 – On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, members of the Home and Community Care Support Services team attended the 2023 Canadian HR Awards as an Excellence Awardee in five categories. Home and Community Care Support Services is thrilled to announce that, amongst the HR industry’s leading professionals, Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Martineau received the prestigious CPHR Canada Award for HR Champion (CEO). This award recognizes the CEO who has driven successful HR strategies by putting people first and championing innovative HR values.
Martineau joined the newly established Home and Community Care Support Services organization in December 2021. Through her exceptional commitment to investing in its people, Martineau continues to contribute to fostering a thriving workplace culture that sees Home and Community Care Support Services’ 9,000-member workforce feel valued, empowered to make decisions, motivated to grow their careers and excited to come to work and care for the people of Ontario.
“I am deeply humbled to receive this award. This recognition is not just a personal achievement; it is a testament to the dedication, hard work and unwavering commitment of Home and Community Care Support Services’ employees,” says Martineau. “Together, we have created a workplace that stands as a shining example of what can be achieved when people come together with a shared vision and purpose. Thank you to the entire home care team for allowing me the incredible opportunity to lead and inspire and thank our leadership and Board of Directors for their commitment to investing in our people.”
Cynthia oversees 14 Home and Community Care Support Services organizations as one cohesive provincial team, bringing to life the organization’s mission of “helping everyone to be healthier at home through connected, accessible, patient-centred care.” With a strong belief in the power of people, Cynthia’s transformative leadership has paved the way for organizational growth and employee well-being. Over the course of her tenure as CEO, she has demonstrated unwavering dedication to HR excellence, leveraging the team’s strengths to transform, modernize and innovate with greater efficiency and effectiveness, deliver on priorities and realize the organization’s vision of providing exceptional care for Ontarians.
“Under the leadership of our CEO Cynthia Martineau, our organization has experienced a remarkable journey towards HR excellence, fostering a thriving workplace culture and driving outstanding results,” says Home and Community Care Support Services Board Chair Joe Parker. “Facing unique challenges in recruitment and retention in the health care sector, with her visionary approach Cynthia has successfully transformed our workforce, enhanced employee engagement and positioned Human Resources as a strategic partner in our journey towards exceptional care for Ontarians.”
- Home and Community Care Support Services was named an Excellence Awardee in five categories of the Canadian HR Awards.
- Grounded in its Mission, Vision and Values, and guided by its strategic priority to invest in people, Home and Community Care Support Services’ People Strategy is a road map, shaping the way the organization leads, engages and develops its people to enhance the organization. Learn more about our People Strategy.
- Are you passionate about exceptional health care and driven by a desire to help others? Explore current career opportunities at Home and Community Care Support Services.