Bayshore HealthCare Specialty Rx infusion clinics in Quebec receives the Accreditation Primer Award from Accreditation Canada

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MISSISSAUGA, On (November 11, 2020) – Bayshore Specialty Rx, a division of Bayshore HealthCare is proud to announce that Accreditation Canada has granted the Accreditation Primer Award to Bayshore’s new infusion clinics in Quebec.  The Accreditation Primer program involves an evaluation of the policies and practices that contribute to high-quality, safe, and effectively-managed care.

Following a comprehensive self-assessment, external peer surveyors conducted an onsite survey between October 19, 2020 to October 21, 2020 where they assessed the infusion clinics against Accreditation Canada Primer – Service Excellence standards.  Impressively, Bayshore met 98.8% of the standards.

Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit affiliate of the Health Standards Organizations and has been accrediting organizations in Canada and internationally since 1958. Their programs focus on quality of care, safety, efficiency and continuous improvement. Accreditation Canada is accredited by the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).

“The Accreditation Primer Award acknowledges our commitment to high quality person and family centered care and services,” says Maureen Charlebois Chief Nursing and Clinical Officer with Bayshore HealthCare. “Our highly-skilled nurses, physicians and administrators have created a culture of quality, safety and service excellence.  We are especially honored that we were able to achieve this award in the midst of a challenging and demanding pandemic. They truly are our heroes.”

About Bayshore

Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country’s leading providers of home and community health care services and is a Canadian-owned company. With over 100 locations across the country, including 65 home care offices, 13 pharmacies and 81 community care clinics, Bayshore has more than 13,500 staff members and provides care to over 350,000 clients annually. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers’ compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. In 2017, Bayshore HealthCare launched the Bayshore Foundation for Empowered Living to assist those living with illness, injury or aging reclaim or maintain their independence. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies award since 2006.

For more information, contact:

Kate Lawrence Director, Specialty Rx Nursing Services