TORONTO, April 5 /CNW/ - Closing The Gap Healthcare Group is proud to
announce the launch of its new Department of Research, Education and
Corporate Social Responsibility. In response to partner demand, a
dedicated department will facilitate a centralized approach to
healthcare research and allow Closing The Gap Healthcare Group to forge
strategic partnerships in the community. A rich network of skilled
practitioners and community partners provide the foundation to build a
strong research team.
The Department of Research, Education and Corporate Social
Responsibility, aims to meet the rapidly changing education needs of
all caregivers and ensures the transfer of knowledge into practice
through the most current education tools and channels. "We are shaping
future community healthcare through innovative research", says Dr.
Sheila Ritcey, Director of Research and Development.
Closing The Gap Healthcare Group has been involved in research,
education development and delivery, and Corporate Social Responsibility
for many years, thereby contributing to the best healthcare possible
for people of all ages.
Dr. Sheila Ritcey, Director of RECSR
Originally a physiotherapist, Sheila completed a MA and PhD examining
"Competence in the Institutionalized Elderly". She taught for many
years in the Gerontology Program at Humber College and continues her
role as an educator at the University of Toronto and Ryerson
University. She also sits on several community advisory boards. Her
involvement in a wide range of educational programs provides her with a
comprehensive view of the changing role of caregivers in all
disciplines and for all clients young to old.
About Closing the Gap Healthcare Group
Closing The Gap Healthcare Group is a Canadian award winning home
healthcare organization, fully accredited by Accreditation Canada. For
over 20 years, this Canadian business provides community‐based
rehabilitation therapy, nursing, personal support services, dietitian
services and speech language pathology of exceptionally high quality
and reputation. Governed by its acclaimed Quality Charter, over 500
staff members provide services in homes, schools, long‐term care
facilities, hospitals and clinics. Additional information about Closing
The Gap Healthcare Group's business, leadership team, staff, and
Advisory Board can be found at www.closingthegap.ca.
SOURCE Closing the Gap Healthcare Group
For further information:
Dr. Israel Mendez, Chief Administrative Officer