St. Joseph’s Health Centre Guelph (SJHCG) has received from Accreditation Canada a rating of Accreditation with Exemplary Standing, the highest award a Canadian healthcare provider can receive, for scoring 100 percent on meeting the criteria of the more than 1,500 standard practices evaluated during the onsite accreditation survey executed November 28-30, 2016.

St. Joseph's volunteers to be reviewed by Accreditation Canada as a good means to assess our  performance according to best practices in our areas of service.  Following their review, the survey team had notable praise for SJHCG in a number of areas, including our collaborative and integrated approach to care, quality, safety, ethics, health system partnerships and our lived mission and values. 

The surveyors reviewed practices, quality improvement initiatives and standards in the following areas:

Community Health Services
Infection Prevention and Control
Long-Term Care Services
Medication Management 
Rehabilitation Services

Our next survey will take place in 2020.

Accreditation Canada is a not-for-profit, independent organization that provides national and international health and social service organizations with a voluntary, external peer review to assess the quality of their services based on standards of excellence.