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.
SJHCG 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 Accreditation Canada 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.
To learn more about Accreditation at SJHCG, please contact the Director of Clinical Safety, Quality, Risk, and Patient Relations Representative at 519-824-6000 ext. 4380.