Accreditation awards

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Accreditation Primer

  • Proceed
    The organization is issued an Accreditation Primer Award and moves into the next phase of its accreditation journey—the Qmentum program.
  • Take Action and Proceed
    The organization is issued an Accreditation Primer Award and an action plan to guide its preparation for participating in Qmentum.
  • Further Development Required
    The organization is required to take action on identified issues and repeat the Primer.

Qmentum

  • Accredited with Exemplary Standing
    For organizations that go beyond the requirements of Accreditation Canada and demonstrate excellence in quality improvement.This is the highest level of accreditation.
  • Accredited with Commendation
    For organizations that go beyond the requirements of Accreditation Canada and are commended for their commitment to quality improvement.
  • Accredited
    For organizations that meet the requirements of Accreditation Canada and show a commitment to quality improvement.
  • Not Accredited
    The organization must make significant improvements to meet the requirements of the accreditation program.

Distinction

  • Distinction organizations receive an Award of Distinction.