Accreditation Canada is a not-for-profit, independent organization that provides health organizations with an external peer review to assess the quality of their services based on standards of excellence. Accreditation Canada is accredited by the International Society for Quality in Health Care and has been fostering quality in health services across Canada and internationally since 1958.

Our House Addiction Recovery Centre was recently selected to be profiled by Accreditation Canada for the outstanding results we have had. Our last survey took place in 2014 in which we maintained our Accreditation with Commendation status. View Article.


Over 1,000 client organizations
Accreditation Canada’s clients include Regional Health Authorities, hospitals, and community-based programs and services, from both private and public sectors, not only in Canada but around the world. More ...

More than 600 surveyors
Our surveyors are peer reviewers. Experienced professionals from accredited health facilities, they are physicians, nurses, health executives and administrators, occupational therapists, laboratory scientists, respiratory therapists, psychologists, social workers, and addiction counselors. More ...

Evidence-based accreditation programs
Accreditation programs are developed in close consultation with health care experts, and feature customized processes geared to organizational priorities, comprehensive performance measures, and automated tools for efficient data exchange. More ...

Patient safety focus
Patient safety is an integral component of the accreditation programs. Complying with Accreditation Canada standards and Required Organizational Practices reduce the potential for adverse events occurring within health care and service organizations. More ...

National standards of excellence
Accreditation standards assess governance, risk management, leadership, infection prevention and control, and medication management, as well as services in over 30 sectors, including acute care, home care, rehabilitation, community and public health, labs and blood banks, and diagnostic imaging. More ...


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