Accreditation with Exemplary Standing
West Parry Sound Health Centre continues to be exemplary among its peer hospitals across Canada, earning for the second consecutive time: Accreditation with Exemplary Standing.
Accreditation Canada has officially confirmed that West Parry Sound Health Centre “has attained the highest level of performance, achieving excellence in meeting the requirements of the accreditation program.”
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Improving cultural understanding
In keeping with the 24 calls for action identified in the North East Local Health Integration Network's Aboriginal Health Care Strategy and Reconciliation Action Plan, Indigenous awareness trainer George Couchie was in the health centre last week to lead a day-long session in Noojimowin Bimaadziwin Gamik (the Healing Room).
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Engaging with Patients and Families
WPSHC's Dietary Services Supervisor recently provided our Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) with a complete tour of the health centre kitchen. Keeping our patients healthy and happy is an important role for Dietary Services staff in our Delivery of Patient and Family Centred Care.
During every monthly meeting, the Council members will be touring a different area of the health centre.
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We're thankful for our Volunteers
WPSHC’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner was held on November 6 at St. Peter’s Hall and the large crowd was served a delicious meal by staff members and board directors.
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