Gateway Community Health Centre Receives Accreditation Canada's Highest Standing for Excellence

Gateway Community Health Centre has successfully achieved its second consecutive certification from Accreditation Canada, with Exemplary Standing. Gateway CHC was evaluated against 478 standards and achieved a total score of 99.8%.

“This accomplishment speaks to the total commitment of our board of directors, leadership team, clinicians, staff, and volunteers, and demonstrates their commitment to excellence, quality and safety”, said Lyn Linton, Executive Director.

Accreditation Canada Surveyors conducted an on-site evaluation of Gateway Community Health Centre from October 24 to 26, 2016. They met with various community stakeholders, including board members, staff, clients, and community partners during their visit, and praised Gateway’s governance, leadership, medication management, and patient safety initiatives.“The organization should be commended for its leadership in the comprehensive risk assessments of complex patients and its participation in the local health care system integration of these patients in the care plan”.

Linton added, “Gateway’s staff devotes time and resources to learn how to improve what we do so that we are confident we are providing the best possible care and service to our clients and their families. It’s a privilege to work with our team, and our community partners, where this commitment is evident in all of our interactions with clients and families.”