Avalon Care Centre

(519) 941-5161 - 355 Broadway Orangeville, Ontario

CW LHIN Quality Awards 2017

Reducing Inappropriate Use of Anti-psychotics 

Avalon Care Centre - Orangeville Long-Term Care

JANUARY 31st, 2017 -The management team from Avalon Care Centre in Orangeville attended the 2017 Central West LHIN Quality Awards, Health Change: Making it Happen celebration at the Millennium Gardens Banquet Hall in Brampton, Ontario.

These awards are to celebrate the work and achievements of health care providers within the local health integration network that services the Brampton, Caledon, Dufferin, Malton, North Etobicoke and west Woodbridge. Out of 17 submissions, the home was the only long-term care home to submit their case and were recognized as one of three honourable mentions. All submissions were adjudicated as how they relate to the strategic directions and initiatives outline in the LHIN's 2016-2019 Integrated Health Service Plan.

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The team's goal was the "Reducing of Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics" using a multidisciplinary approach, holistic assessments, coupled with training of staff and the DementiAbility approach to daily care and support. Overall, the results speak for themselves, as the initiative has significantly improved the care and quality of life for the residents in Orangeville. Also receiving an honourable mention was CCAC and Headwaters Health Care Centre.

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