Canada Qmetum Accreditation

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The Canada Qmetum Accreditation program awarded AS York Exemplary Standing under Accreditation in 2017.

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Together with our affiliate Health Standards Organization (HSO), Accreditation Canada inspires people to make positive change that improves the quality of health and social services in Canada and around the world.

According to Accreditation Canada, "Accreditation is an ongoing process of assessing healthcare and social services organizations against standards of excellence to identify what is being done well and what needs to be improved.

According to the website, accreditation is important because "it allows organizations to understand how to make better use of their resources, increase efficiency, enhance quality and safety, and reduce risk."

Our history

The Alzheimer Society of York Region has been supporting people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias since 1985. This page will help you learn about AS York's more than a quarter century of service growth and innovation.

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Advocacy in York Region

The Alzheimer Society of York Region advocates on behalf of York Region residents impacted by dementia. On this page you can learn about some of the advocacy work we do to increase awareness and decrease stigma.

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