CALTC Member Associations
BC Care Providers Association
Established in 1977, the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is the largest industry association for B.C.’s continuing care sector. Our membership includes over 300 residential care, assisted living, home care and commercial members from across British Columbia. The membership is comprised of non-profit (approx. 35%) and privately operated (approx. 65%) providers who deliver contracted services for approximately 10,000 seniors across BC’s five health authorities.
Denominational Health Association
DHA was established to represent the owners of British Columbia’s faith-based health care facilities in strengthening understanding between them and government. Our members, who are associated with twelve religious denominations, are the 24 owners of more than 60 facilities. We employ 15,000+ individuals. The combined annual operating budgets of our member organizations is approximately $1.3B. Care is provided across the continuum in 6125 beds.
DHA members are committed to bringing a spiritual and religious values-based dimension to the provision of health services. They have a long history of providing care in BC, going back to 1858 with the establishment of the first hospital in Victoria. Their goal is to respond to the needs of local communities in tending to the sick, the elderly, the poor and the marginalized, by providing compassionate and professional care to all in need, regardless of their beliefs.
Alberta Continuing Care Association
Based in Edmonton, the ACCA is a voluntary, non-profit organization representing owners and operators of continuing care (long term care and designated assisted living) operating over 120 facilities as well as an additional 40 home care and support organizations throughout the province of Alberta. ACCA membership is a unique alliance of Private (43%), non-profit (36%) and public (21%) sector providers of long term care (71%), designated assisted living (10%) and home care and support (19%) organizations delivering Alberta Health Services (AHS) contracted care to over 46,000 Albertans in the continuing care system. ACCA’s priority is to increase the quality of care for Albertans in its members’ care.
Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba
Based in Winnipeg, LTCAM is a not-for-profit corporation with more than 100 members, representing more than 4,500 residents/clients and 5000 staff. Originally founded by a few nursing homes, LTCAM’s membership has more than tripled over the past few years and has become much more diverse. Today, LTCAM’s Active & Associate members include not-for-profit, private and public retirement residences, supportive housing and personal care homes spanning all five regional health authorities in Manitoba. LTCAM also welcomes the support for our objectives from its Commercial/Affiliate members. LTCAM’s primary objective is to advocate on behalf of seniors in Manitoba and the staff at the residences who serve them throughout the long term care continuum.
Ontario Long Term Care Association
The Ontario Long Term Care Association is the largest association of long-term care providers in Ontario and the only association that represents the full mix of long-term care operators — private, not-for-profit, charitable, and municipal. Our members provide care and accommodation services to over 70,000 residents annually in 440 long-term care homes in communities throughout Ontario. We represent approximately 70% of the total long-term care homes and 66% of the long-term care residents in the province. Our members include approximately 230 organizations that serve the long-term care market.
AdvantAge Ontario is the provincial association representing not-for-profit providers of long term care, services and housing for seniors. Members include not-for-profit long term care homes (municipal, charitable and non-profit nursing homes), seniors’ housing, supportive housing, and community service agencies. Member organizations serve over 36,000 long term care residents annually and operate over 8,000 seniors’ housing units across the province.
New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes
The NBANH represents all 65 licensed nursing homes in NB, who provide care to 4,600 New Brunswick seniors each day. The membership is comprised of private corporations, with 62 facilities being non-profit and 3 three for profit.
Health Association Nova Scotia
Health Association Nova Scotia is a membership driven association of health and community services organizations spanning the full health continuum in Nova Scotia. Established in 1960, we have grown to offer a variety of services to 132 members across the province.
Most Health Association programs and services operate on a fee-for-service basis, allowing members to choose the services that will trulymeet their individual needs. Main services include Group Benefits Solutions, Clinical Engineering Services, Public Affairs and Communications, Labour Relations and Salary Administration, Organizational Development, Policy, Planning & Decision Support, and a pension plan.
Specifically, Health Association represents 80 long-term care facilities which are operated by over 50 organizations.
The Health Association, through the Policy, Planning & Decision Support team, houses and supports the Continuing Care Council. The Council is made up of 14 continuing care representatives from across the province, eight of which come from long-term care (other members come from home care/support and residential/rehabilitation facilities). The Council is a respected body that serves to advise on issues related to continuing care and advocate on behalf of the sector.
Prince Edward Island Nursing Home Association
The Prince Edward Island Nursing Home Association represents approximately 500 of the 1,040 nursing home beds in the province. The population of PEI is 143,000 and beds per thousand people over the age of 75 is 110.