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ICCER Organizational Members

Continuing care providers, post-secondary institutions and regulatory bodies are eligible to become organizational members. Each member organization has a voting seat on the ICCER Steering Committee. Members pay an annual fee, set by the Steering Committee. Member organizations sign an affiliation agreement.

Current organizational members include:

  • Bethany Care Society is one of Western Canada's largest voluntary, not-for-profit providers of health, housing and community services for seniors and persons with disabilities. A faith-based organization founded in 1945, Bethany provides service to more than 4,900 Albertans in over 100 communities.
  • CapitalCare* is the largest public continuing care organization in Canada, with 2800 staff and 11 sites in Edmonton and area, serving over 1700 clients. CapitalCare's vision is to be a community of excellence in continuing care: teaching, researching and learning to enhance quality of life.
  • Carewest is Calgarys largest public care provider of its kind and one of the largest in Canada. Carewest operates 13 locations aimed at helping people live more independent lives. The spectrum of care is available to adults of all ages and includes long-term care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and community programs and services.
  • Good Samaritan Society is a leading, faith-based, not-for-profit, registered charity that provides quality accommodations, health, and community care services and programs to aging individuals in need. With over 68 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments, their mission is to extend Christian Hospitality to those in need or at risk encourages the well-being of the whole person. A foundational pillar of The Society's Christian Hospitality Model is to provide access to spiritual care for all faiths.
  • Keyano College is dedicated to providing program excellence and is committed to offering or facilitating programs and services to meet the needs of north-eastern Alberta. Keyano actively trains and educates health care providers for the continuing care sector.
  • Lifestyle Options Retirement Communities operate quality, affordable seniors retirement buildings. Lifestyle Options endeavors to create and sustain affordable, supportive retirement communities which foster healthy aging by focusing on the strengths and capabilities of each individual in meaningful life experiences through active living.
  • NorQuest College* graduates over 1000 health care workers annually in a wide range of skilled occupations to deliver front line care. NorQuest provides innovative instructional models for workplace-based learning, and is committed to delivering educational experiences with a strong interdisciplinary focus.
  • Silvera for Seniors provides safe, affordable seniors housing for lower-income Calgary seniors. They are Calgary‚Äôs largest provider of affordable seniors housing and supportive services with 25 communities, offering independent living with a range of support options.
  • The University of Alberta* has over 5000 health science students in 14 disciplines across 8 health science faculties. The Alberta Centre on Aging (ACA) and other centres and groups on campus conduct research on aging, continuing care and health systems.
  • The Chinese Christian Wing Kei Nursing Home Association has provided services to the elderly in Calgary for 16 years. Wing Kei currently serves 135 long term care and 8 supportive living residents and provides home care services to over 180 clients in nine Calgary neighbourhoods.

* Denotes a founding member of ICCER