TORONTO, March 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Closing the Gap Healthcare Group announced today the completion of its acquisition of H.L.O. Health Services Inc., a provider of personal support and homemaking services in Wellington and Dufferin counties. This marks its second acquisition in as many months.
Says Connie Clerici, Founder and CEO of Closing the Gap Healthcare Group, "The recently released Drummond Report1 recognizes the need for consolidation amongst the health service organizations in Ontario in order to have a fully integrated system. This acquisition is a strategic move for us that brings additional value to our clients and staff, while keeping a focus on our reputation for outstanding quality."
About Closing the Gap Healthcare Group
Founded in 1980, Closing the Gap Healthcare Group is an award-winning Canadian business that provides community-based rehabilitation therapy, nursing, and personal support services. Closing the Gap Healthcare Group is fully accredited by Accreditation Canada and its activities are governed by its Quality Charter, a statement of principles that guide the provision of healthcare services of exceptionally high standards.
Its growing professional staff provides service in homes, schools, long-term care homes, hospitals, and clinics throughout central and southwestern Ontario. For more information, visit www.closingthegap.ca.
About H.L.O. Health Services, Inc.
HLO Health Services Inc., founded in 1982 by Guelph resident Helen Oates, specializes in Personal Support and Homemaking Services, and is I.S.O certified as having standards of excellence in quality. With a staff of over 120, HLO developed a reputation for compassion, integrity and dedication to the increasing health care needs of the community. "We are delighted to continue the vision of assisting those in need with Closing the Gap HealthCare Group.", says Lauren Henry, who will continue to manage the services offered through the Guelph and Orangeville offices.
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