Welcome to the Alberta Continuing Care Association

Founded under the Societies Act in 1981, the Alberta Continuing Care Association (ACCA) is a voluntary, nonprofit

organization representing owners and operators of continuing care facilities, as well as home care and support

organizations throughout the province of Alberta. Continuing care includes long-term care and designated assisted living.  

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Mark Your Calendar!...

 

Please join us at our AGM on November 12, 2014 at the Four Points by Sheraton in Edmonton.
We are very pleased to announce that the Honourable Jeff Johnson, Minister of Seniors, will be joining us!

Watch for more details to come! 


 

Community Events:

 
Join the Canadian Patient Safety Institute on Oct. 29 & 30 in Edmonton for their Forum on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Click here to view the program.
 
ACHIEVE Training Centre is hosting workshops in Edmonton Nov. 6 and Calgary Nov. 7 on Management & Supervision - The Crucial Skills. More...

 

Registration now open for CapitalCare People & Progress Continuing Care Conference 2015 (Feb 5 & 6). Early bird rate available until Dec. 1. More...

 

 

Careers


INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN CONTINUING CARE? CHECK OUT OUR CAREERS PAGE!

 
 

New Corporate Members!

We are pleased to announce that Pharmacare Specialty Pharmacy and Godfrey Morrow Insurance & Financial Services LTD. are our newest Corporate Members. Please visit the Membership Page to learn more about these organizations or visit their websites by clicking their logos below!


 

 

 

  

October 1 was National Seniors' Day!

We hope you were able to take time to celebrate and pay tribute to the many seniors who helped build this country and continue to play a vital role in our communities, workforce, and lives!

 
On October 2...

The ACCA was a proud sponsor of the Canterbury Foundation's 40th Anniversary Celebration and was there for the Opening and Dedication of Canterbury Court. The Master of Ceremonies was Mr. Bruce Hogle while MLA Mr. Steve Young and Councillor Michael Oshry, Ward 5, were also in attendance. Below is a photo of Mrs. Doreen Losie, President of Canterbury Manor Resident Association and Mrs. Merle Mitchell, President of Canterbury Court Resident Advisory Committee.
 

 
On October 1...
 
We thank our Members for having attended our Special Members' Meeting. There was lots of discussion and optimism that continuing care is at the forefront of the new Government's agenda. The time for action is now to ensure the long-term viability and stability of the continuing care industry in Alberta. We would like to thank Carmen Grabusic, Acting Executive Director, Continuing Care Branch of Alberta Health, for having joined us, pictured below with ACCA CEO, Tammy Leach.

 

NEWS HEADLINES 

The following news is relevant to the industry and does not express the views or position of the ACCA or our members.
October 20
Alberta to spend $180 Million more dollars on continuing care beds. Announcement made at new Wing Kei Greenview facility in Calgary. Read more here
October 15
Alberta to open 464 continuing care spaces over next 12 months. Here is an article from cbc news. In response to the announcement, ACCA issued a press release which can be read here.
October 8
Posted by cbcnews, the attached shows a response by Minister Stephen Mandel to the Auditor General's Report. Click here to view.
October 7
"Latest Auditor General's Report shows PCs' lack of planning for Albertans' Future" - Brian Mason, Alberta NDP:
Click here . To read the Report, please click here
October 7
"Medical professionals sounding the alarm over Alberta's crowded hospitals" - Stephanie Froese, 660News, Calgary: Click here
 

For more news, visit our news page...

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