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. Read more...
National Seniors' Day is October 1st!
October 1st is National Seniors' Day. Every day, seniors make valuable contributions to our families, workplaces and communities as mentors, teachers, role models and loved ones. On October 1st, we honour and celebrate those seniors who make such a positive impact in our daily lives! How will you honour the seniors who mean so much to you?
At left, Joe Connors, our Communications Manager's 92 years young grandfather, holds on tight to his niece, Lillian!
ACCA Board Chair - New President of Covenant Care & Covenant Living!
Congratulations to Mr. Truman Severson on being selected as the new President for Covenant Care and Covenant Living, effective July 18, 2016. Truman brings over 20 years of leadership in health and the non-profit sector to help Covenant Care and Covenant Living evolve towards a robust service model that supports innovation and the organization's mission to provide the highest quality of resident-centred care and client-centred services. Click here for complete details.
ACCA Letter to the Editor in Response to Misleading Remarks From AUPE
The ACCA has issued this Letter to the Editor in response to a misleading letter that appeared in the August 27 edition in which AUPE attempts to shift the discussion away from the real issues facing our continuing care industry to the same old red herrings, namely that private care providers are pocketing huge profits and lack transparency. All care providers are held to the same standards and continue to look for operational efficiencies and creativity in delivering quality person-centred care in an industry that continues to be underfunded.
Congratulations Park Place Seniors Living - Groundbreaking at Villa Marguerite!
Congratulations to ACCA Member Park Place Seniors Living on your groundbreaking ceremony held on August 24 to add 99 long term care beds to Villa Marguerite. The addition will create a campus of care and significantly enhance capacity at 258 unit Villa Marguerite. Villa Marguerite used to be the Grey Nuns Regional Centre and is named after the St. Marguerite d'Youville. Pictured, Hon. Sarah Hoffman, Alberta Minister of Health and Deputy Premier, performs the groundbreaking ceremony.