WHITBY, ON, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - At its 6th Annual General Meeting, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health
Sciences (Ontario Shores) unveiled its new five-year strategic plan.
With a theme of Advancing Care, Building Connections, Achieving Excellence … Together, the new plan guides the direction of the organization to provide
enhanced mental health and addictions services and contribute to the
advancement of the mental health care system.
"We are pleased to launch our 2012-2017 Strategic Plan that builds on
our history of caring, collaboration and accountability. Through
innovative and sustainable approaches, Ontario Shores will expand our
comprehensive and integrated care models to deliver a positive patient
experience. " says Michael Nettleton, Chair, Board of Directors,
The Strategic Plan outlines the organization's four new strategic
Strengthen Access and Capacity within Specialized Mental Health Care.
Build Capacity for Mental Health Well-Being in People and in
Explore and Enable New Healthcare Delivery Models
Advance a Culture of Innovation and Discovery
"It is an exciting time for Ontario Shores as we embark on the next era
of our journey," says Glenna Raymond, President and CEO, Ontario
Shores. "It is through continued collaboration and dedication that we
can create a strong, regional mental health and addictions system with
increased access to care, well-managed transitions and exemplary
programs to help those affected by mental illness reach their optimal
Ontario Shores also launched its new five-year academic plan entitled, Advancing a Culture of Innovation and Discovery. The plan builds on the momentum from the organization's first
academic plan to further its goal of becoming a dynamic academic and
"We would like to thank the hundreds of patients, families, staff,
volunteers, community providers, healthcare professionals, educators,
government stakeholders and countless others for their input that
helped shape our new visionary plan," says Raymond.
To view a copy of the 2012-2017 Strategic Plan, please visit ontarioshores.ca.
About Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences:
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a
leader in mental health care, providing a spectrum of specialized
assessment and treatment services for people living with complex mental
illness. Patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care,
built on compassion, inspiration and hope. Ontario Shores engages in
research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental
health care system. For more information, please see www.ontarioshores.ca.
SOURCE Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
For further information:
Director, Communications and Public Affairs
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
905-430-4055 ext. 6068