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PACE's new Executive Director - Laura Visser   

November 10, 2016

It was announced today by Bill Noble, Chair, Board of Directors that after a comprehensive search, Laura Visser has been hired as the new Executive Director at PACE Independent Living.  She will start on Monday December 12, 2016.

Laura brings a wealth of experience and passion in leading change management initiatives, strategic planning, communication strategies and service excellence.

About PACE

Guy in wheelchair with woman standing next to himPACE is a non profit community support service organization established in 1981 to provide 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 Consumer experience and efficiency. 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.

PACE’s services to Consumers 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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