Chief Executive Officer, Central West Community Care Access Centre
Cathy Hecimovich is the Chief Executive Officer of the Central West Community Care Access Centre (CW CCAC). She has been an active contributor to the health services field for over 20 years, and is a member of the College of Physiotherapists and a Certified Health Executive with the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Cathy is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at McMaster University.
This blog reflects her thoughts and is intended to encourage local dialogue about community health care.
The Central West Community Care Access Centre
The Central West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is one of 14 CCACs in Ontario that connects people with the quality health care they need, when and where they need it. We are committed to delivering the highest quality in-home and community-based care possible.
Our caring and knowledgable staff:
- connect thousands of people annually with the care and support they need at home, at school or in the community following injury, illness or the complications of age or disability
- arrange for and coordinate nursing, rehabilitation and supportive care to
people of all ages
- facilitate access to long-term care homes
- help clients navigate the healthcare system, linking them to the health supports, services and resources they need
We are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care through the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Services provided by CCACs are covered by the Ontario Health Card. For more information, please visit us at www.cw.ccac-ont.ca or call us at 905-796-0040 or 310-CCAC.