PACE is committed to health, safety and wellness, actively striving to provide our staff and clients with a healthy and safe environment to live and work while ensuring compliance with, and where possible exceeding, legislative and regularity requirements.
Over the course of the month of November, PACE will be sharing Health and Safety information with staff and clients on a variety of topics.
Many thanks to the organizations listed below for their generous support and sponsorship of our 2020/2021 virtual Employee Years of Service Celebration event that took place on Thursday October 28, 2021.
This important event celebrated and honoured all PACE Team Members that retired or reached a milestone of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service with PACE in 2020 and 2021.
Gold Level Sponsors
• Coughlin & Associates Ltd.
Silver Level Sponsors
• Canada Life
• People Corporation
We are pleased to announce that we have successfully hired Jane Snyder to be the Director, Quality, Safety and Risk for PACE.
Jane joins us from Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences where she has been the Director, Strategic Initiatives. Jane’s career also includes progressive leadership roles at North York General Hospital and Lakeridge Health. In these roles, she has partnered with hospital, community, health and social system leaders in planning and implementing initiatives aimed at transforming quality of care both at an organizational and systems level.
PACE is happy to announce that in-person programming will be returning to the Paula Cassin Learning Centre on October 4th. Our program staff are excited to welcome clients back to the Centre, and will continue to ensure all COVID-19 protocols are followed including:
- limited in-person capacity for programs
- regular, high-touch cleaning of all common areas
- ensuring all in-person program attendees show proof of vaccination
PACE, in partnership with Ontario Health and the property management teams at several of our supportive housing locations – Bathurst Prince Charles, Bello Horizonte, Henry Lane, Edwards Manor and the Joanne Wilson program – worked together to bring mobile vaccination teams to each location to provide vaccines to our clients, and in some cases, other residents in the buildings. Sue and Eva, PACE’s Client Resource Facilitators were on hand to provide support, and take some wonderful photos.
PACE is pleased to announce that we have hired our very first Director, People and Culture . Charlene Lunney comes to PACE with a background in both public, not for profit and private sector experience. She has had extensive (20+ years) human resources experience, including in the community support, supportive housing and long-term care settings (LOFT, Ontario Government – Health Promotion Branch, Advantage Ontario).
PACE, in partnership with the National Council of Jewish Women and the property management team at our Bathurst Prince Charles supportive housing program, worked with Ontario Health to bring a mobile vaccination team to provide vaccines to our clients, and other residents living in the building. In total, 77 vaccines were administered.
Find out about the latest public health measures, advice and restrictions in your area as we continue to respond to COVID-19covid 19. Stay home, stay safe, save lives. https://covid-19.ontario.ca/zones-and-restrictions