Our Members: Our Greatest Strength!                                                          

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... 

Annual Report:

To view our the ACCA 2015 Annual Report, please click below.



Community Events & Initiatives:


Am I Safe?

The Canadian Home Care Association recently released a publication on Safety at Home. This publication is a guide for health care providers to have conversations about safety with their clients and clients' families. Click here for the publication!



Volunteers Needed for Research Interview!

The University of Alberta is conducting a Nursing Research Study to Gain an Understanding of the Impact of Bereavement Grief on Work, Careers, and the Workplace. Click here for complete details. Interested volunteers are to contact lead researcher Donna Wilson at 780.492.5574 or donna.wilson@ualberta.ca.     



Have you checked out the Alberta Health Care Aide (HCA) directory? The directory will help HCAs gain recognition as an important player in providing direct quality person-centred care to Albertans. Visit www.AlbertaHCAdirectory.com !




IQ 2016 Conference - Don't Delay! Early-Bird Deadline September 2!

The ACCA is thrilled to again be hosting our annual "Inspiring Quality" conference. IQ 2016: Today's Reality, Tomorrow's Vision is a two-day event happening September 14-15 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Register by Clicking here!


You won't want to miss our Plenary Panel on September 14th: Using Technology to Create the Future! This panel will feature Emerging Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities; Using Mobile Technologies to Support the Work of Health Care Aides in Home and Community Care; and Breakthroughs in Food Preparation!


We are also thrilled to have International Speaker/Author and Employee Engagement Expert Eddie LeMoine joining us as our Gala Keynote Speaker on September 14th! Register before the September 2 Early-Bird Deadline and be entered into a draw for a fantastic complimentary online coaching program given by Eddie! Eddie created a short promotional video for IQ which you can view by clicking here!



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



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.




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