April 2, 2014 - Hospice King-Aurora has received re-certification of our Level Two Accreditation for our Visiting Volunteer Home Hospice Program from Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO).

 

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

The goal of the HPCO Visiting Volunteer Home Hospice Accreditation Program is to ensure the delivery of consistent, high quality home based volunteer hospice palliative care throughout Ontario.

 

Accreditation is an efficient and effective means of continuous learning and improvement – a provincial benchmark for Ontario hospices. The program is intended to assist each HPCO member in quality improvement efforts as they relate to visiting volunteer hospice client services.

 

Achieving Level One and Level Two Accreditation:

-validates our efforts and contributions

-provides opportunity for continuous learning & quality improvement

-legitimizes the role & contribution of our hospice & volunteers

-ensures consistent delivery of services & practices

-galvanizes and recognizes the HKA team

-provides outcome measurement for funders

-addresses risk-management 

-focuses on client-centred care with