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.     


IQ 2016 Conference - Early-Bird Exhibitors Deadline TODAY - June 30!

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. Featuring an excellent program, a strong trade show, and our Awards of Excellence Gala highlighting individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those in their care, and who are acting as role models in continuing care delivery, you won't want to miss IQ2016!

Interested sponsors or exhibitors are encouraged to visit www.accaiq.com/sponsors for complete details. Space is limited and requests are already being received with some categories SOLD OUT! Early-Bird Rates for Exhibitors apply until June 30th and nearly 60% of booths are already gone!




Albertans Asked for Input on Nursing Home and Home Care Services

Alberta Health is currently undertaking a review of the Nursing Homes Operation Regulation and Nursing Homes General Regulation (under the Nursing Homes Act), and the Co-ordinated Home Care Program Regulation (under the Public Health Act). They are looking for input from residents, families, caregivers and members of the public and have created an online survey which can be found at health.alberta.ca to obtain their input. The survey will be available until midnight July 31, 2016.

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



Welcome New Members, Chandos and Providence Alberta Home Care!

We are pleased to have Chandos join the membership. Chandos is a market leader in providing value-added construction solutions. Visit our Corporate Members Listing or www.chandos.com to learn more about how they deliver exceptional value to their clients.




We are happy to have Providence Alberta Home Care as a new member. Providence Alberta Home Care is a unique community based in-home care service provider that assists individuals and families in preserving an independent and dignified lifestyle in the comfort of their homes. Visit our Voting Members Listing to learn more.




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Here is a link to a series of videos speaking with seniors from 10 different countries describing what it is like to be a senior in their nation: "Aging in Their Own Words: A Global Newsroom Collaboration"; Huffington Post



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