Mississauga Halton CCAC

Mississauga Halton CCAC

May 30, 2012 08:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT/INVITATION: "Health Care At Home" 2011/12 Annual Report to the Community to Be Unveiled by Mississauga Halton CCAC on June 6th, 2012

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 29, 2012) - The Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) will publicly unveil its 2011-2012 Annual Report to the Community, entitled "Health Care At Home," immediately following its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 6th, 2012. The online, multimedia report will feature the Mississauga Halton CCAC's results and achievements from fiscal year 2011-2012, including how the organization is meeting the intense demand for health care at home, and providing more support to more citizens than ever before.

The report's unveiling will also kick-off the second annual Your Health, Your Way public information event. This year's event features four guest speakers who will offer advice and guidance on planning for care before a crisis. More information is available online: www.yourhealthyourwaymh.org.

Media are invited to attend and capture photography or video of the event, including the "Health Care At Home" Annual Report to the Community, guest speaker presentations, and expert panel discussion.

Interview opportunities include:

  • Caroline Brereton, CEO, Mississauga Halton CCAC,
  • Members of the Mississauga Halton CCAC Board of Directors, and
  • Mississauga Halton CCAC case managers and event guests.

Your Health, Your Way event guest speakers:

  • Mark Handelman, Whaley Estate Litigation - An overview of the importance of planning to help families talk about "what if" and "what's next."
  • Dr. Rudolph Hyles, Family Physician - Cancer: A personal approach to conversations with patients and families.
  • Natoya Hylton, Mississauga Halton CCAC Case Manager - How the Mississauga Halton CCAC designs personal care plans.
  • June Rimar, Mississauga Halton CCAC Placement Coordinator - How to apply to long-term care.
Date & Time: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - Advance interviews
6:30 p.m. - Annual Report presentation
6:45 p.m. - Guest speaker presentations
7:30 p.m. - Panel discussion
8:00 p.m. - Event closes
Location: BraeBen Golf Course - The Clubhouse at BraeBen
5700 Terry Fox Way, Mississauga, ON, L5V 2W2

About the Mississauga Halton CCAC

The Mississauga Halton CCAC coordinates in-home and community support services, information and referral and long-term care placement. It is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and serves a population of more than one million residents in the communities of South Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville, Georgetown, Halton Hills and Milton. @MH_CCAC (http://twitter.com/#!/MH_CCAC).

Contact Information

  • To RSVP and for more information: Mississauga Halton CCAC
    Kerry Collings
    905-855-9090 ext. 2071 or Mobile: 905-301-6235

    Mississauga Halton CCAC
    Sarah Alberts
    905-855-9090 ext. 2026