The recognized voice for advancing excellence in continuing care.


We advance the continuing care system by:
  • advocating for effective public policy
  • assisting members in networking education and pursuit of best practices
  • promoting sustainability and innovation
  • championing quality care and quality of life for individuals receiving continuing care 


As ACCA members our actions are guided by a commitment to:
  • excellence
  • professionalism
  • integrity
  • accountability

ACCA's number one priority is to increase the quality of care for the Albertans in our members' care. The Association is a credible voice for the industry and acts as an advocate for high standards and quality performance by its members.



Partnership Development


ACCA Will:

  • Collaborate with other health care services/organizations to advocate for a seamless continuum of care for Albertans
  • Continue to remain a key stakeholder on the Continuing Care Workforce Planning Committee with Alberta Health and Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education
  • Maintain links to Alberta Health 

Voice at the Table:

ACCA will continue to be a voice on the following committees and meet with respective ministers and officials:
  • Continuing Care Collaborative Committee
  • Canadian Alliance for Long Term Care
  • Meet with government policy committees
  • Meet with government regulatory and inspection agencies:
    • Protection for Persons in Care
    • Accommodation Standards and Licensing Unit
    • Health and Wellness Compliance Unit
    • Alberta Health Services Quality Compliance Unit
    • Alberta Health Service Environmental Public Health
    • Health Facilities Review Committee
    • Health Quality Council of Alberta
  • Meet with government Ministers, MLAs and officials:
    • Alberta Health (formerly Health & Wellness and Seniors)
    • Alberta Health Services
    • Alberta Human Services
    • Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education (formerly Advanced Education and Technology)
    • Alberta Education
    • Alberta Infrastructure
    • Individual MLAs
    • Government caucus committees
    • Federal Government officials
    • Alberta Municipal Affairs