Waypoint recognized with Certificate of Merit from Excellence Canada – MidlandToday

A team representing Waypoint attended the Canada Awards for Excellence on Nov. 7 to receive the certificate

NEWS RELEASE

WAYPOINT CENTRE FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE

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Waypoint is pleased to share it is the proud recipient of a Certificate of Merit from Excellence Canada recognizing the hospital’s many years of commitment to workplace mental health and wellness.

As an Essentials Recipient, Waypoint is part of a group of businesses and organizations being recognized with a Mental Health at Work Award, the requirements of which include the implementation of the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.

“I couldn’t be more pleased with this recognition for our first year participating in the Excellence Canada awards and share my thanks with everyone involved in the work leading up to the award,” said Dr. Nadiya Sunderji, president and CEO. “For many years our human resources and organizational development team, leaders and staff across the hospital have worked hard to develop and implement activities supporting our extensive psychological health, safety and wellness program. We know from this first recognition level that we have the essentials in place and can continue to learn and grow to make Waypoint the best place to be for staff and patients.”

A team representing Waypoint attended the Canada Awards for Excellence on Nov. 7 to receive the certificate.

“I wish to share my thanks with the HR and OD team who developed our submission based on our vast psychological health, safety and wellness, and other work on employee engagement these past years,” says Demetrios Kalantzis, vice-president people and chief human resources officer. “With this recognition we know we are on the right track as we stay focused on this important employee support. Special thanks to Liz Everett, Josh Mace, Nicole Mace and everyone who dedicated time to reviewing our program and activities and filling out the substantial application. This is a great example of our commitment to quality improvement as we measure ourselves against industry standards and gain ideas for how we can continue to enhance what we are doing.”

The hospital plans to continue to work towards higher levels of Excellence Canada recognition in the coming years. To learn more about Waypoint, visit their website.

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