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PACE Achieves Exemplary Accreditation Standing

June 2017 – PACE has been accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada which marks a very successful end to extensive process of organizational preparation and review.

“We want to thank our clients, staff, accreditation team members, community partners, leadership and the board for their ongoing efforts and dedication to the providing safe, quality services,” said Laura Visser, Executive Director.  “This achievement demonstrates our commitment to ongoing quality improvement and to delivering top quality services.”

The survey took place May 29 - 31, 2017 and determined that PACE met all of the standards and criteria for an overall score of 97.3 per cent.

Accreditation Canada provides four different possible rating levels; its highest recognition being Accreditation with Exemplary Standing.  Exemplary Standing is for an organization that goes beyond the requirements and demonstrates excellence in quality improvement.

About PACE

Guy in wheelchair with woman standing next to himPACE is a non profit community support service organization that provides support services to adults with disabilities.

PACE became an accredited agency with Accreditation Canada in 2010. Accreditation Canada is an organization that works with health care organizations to improve quality, safety, staff and client experience and satisfaction.  PACE uses Accreditation Canada’s program as the basis for continuous quality improvement. In 2013, PACE was awarded the status of “Accredited with Commendation”. The commendation recognition means that we not only met the basic requirements but, surpassed them. This is an upgrade of our initial “Accredited” status.  Now in June 2017 - PACE has been accredited with "Exemplary Standing" which is the highest recognition standing.  

PACE’s services to Clients are provided in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of ‘Independent Living’.

Attendant Outreach

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Attendant Outreach Services

PACE provides personal support services to adults with disabilities.  Services are provided on a pre-booked basis.  These services are provided between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to midnight, seven-days a week and can be offered in the individual’s home, school or workplace.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible applicants must:

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