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Meaford Long Term Care Receives Accreditation Canada Exemplary Standing

November 27, 2018

WATERLOO, Ontario – peopleCare Communities is pleased to announce Meaford Long Term Care has earned Exemplary Standing under the Qmentum accreditation program. This is the highest level of performance by Accreditation Canada.

“Accreditation demonstrates peopleCare’s commitment to quality and safety in the delivery of care in our homes,” shares Megan Allen-Lamb, President, peopleCare Communities, “Congratulations to the Meaford Long Term Care Home Team for exceeding these standards of excellence.”

Meaford Long Term Care is committed to continually improving the quality of services and safety provided to residents, families, volunteers, and front line staff members. Standards examined include governance, leadership, risk management, infection prevention and control and medication management, as well as the quality of care.

“Continuing to maintain our Exemplary status is a fantastic achievement for Meaford Long Term Care. Our amazing staff view the home as their second family and this common vision has created a special environment where trust, support, laughter, pride, and teamwork flourish” says Bobbi Pichl, Executive Director, Meaford Long Term Care, “This is a great success for the staff and the residents”.

Accreditation Canada, an independent, not-for-profit organization, accredits health care and social services organizations in Canada and around the world. This comprehensive program fosters quality, safety and accountability through evidence-based standards and a rigorous external peer review.

“This is a milestone to be celebrated, and we congratulate you and your team for your commitment to providing safe, high quality health services.” says Julie Langlois, Chair of the Accreditation Canada Decision Committee.

About peopleCare Communities (

peopleCare Communities is a leading operator of Senior Living Communities in South Western Ontario. Three generations have honoured a philosophy of care and a passion for service. This continues today by embracing new and best practices in senior living with the commitment to make each peopleCare residence a place where seniors are treated with dignity and respect.

peopleCare continues to be recognized for its innovation, efficiency and productivity as exemplified by the Accreditation Canada Exemplary Status; Canada’s Best Managed Companies; Most Engaged Workplaces Award (North America) and the Innovation Award research grant from the Health Technology Fund.

peopleCare Communities is Headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario.


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Erna Koning-Steffler

Director, Communications

peopleCare Communities