March 1, 2018 – Hamilton, ON
Habitude is proud to announce the exciting news that it has successfully achieved accreditation with Accreditation Canada. Health care accreditation helps identify what an organization is doing well and where to focus its improvement efforts.
Accreditation Canada is dedicated to working with patients, providers, and policy makers to improve the quality of Health and Social Services for all. Accreditation Canada’s programs assess organizations against standards developed by their affiliate, Health Standards Organization (HSO). HSO offers more than 100 customizable health standards, to improve health care and social services globally.
“Quality and safety are extremely important to everyone who works here”, said Kelly Porter, Operations Manager of Habitude. “These results demonstrate our commitment to quality initiatives that make our clients safer.”
There is several components to accreditation which we measure our quality efforts, including standard and required organizational practices. Habitude is committed to providing the utmost quality of care and safety to our clients, their families, and employers. Habitude™ demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit, its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.
“I am very proud of the entire Habitude Team”, said John Vereecke, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Habitude™. “They have worked incredibly hard to make sure they provide our community with services that are safe, effective, and of the highest quality. Our accreditation award is a real testament to the fact that everyone here makes quality and safety a priority every day.”
Since 2005, Habitude™ has helped individuals from all over the world and their families recover from substance use disorders, mental health, and compulsive behaviours. We will continue to deliver high quality care and services to those seeking assistance in their time of need.
Accreditation Canada has been helping organizations improve their quality and safety for over 55 years, Habitude will continue to work with Accreditation Canada on it’s quality journey.
We would welcome an opportunity to further acquaint you with our services and respond to your questions. Our organizations newly appointed accreditation underscores our commitment to the community we serve.