The Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA), established in 1990, is a national not-for-profit membership association dedicated to advancing excellence in home care. Our vision is an integrated health system where individuals can safely receive care and support in their homes that promotes independence, dignity and quality of life. As a national organization, the CHCA acts as a unifying force to amplify our members’ individual voices to influence and shape policy and programming that impact home and community care.
With over 150 organizational members, the CHCA represents a wide range of stakeholders involved in home and community care. Members include:
- Federal, provincial and territorial governments
- Publicly funded home care programs
- Health authorities
- Service providers
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Equipment suppliers
- Information technology companies
- others with an interest in home care
On behalf of our members, the CHCA provides:
- Leadership: The CHCA initiates conversations that catalyze change.
- Advocacy: The CHCA informs and influences policy and practice.
- Awareness: The CHCA increases the understanding of the role and value of home care.
- Knowledge: The CHCA facilitates continuous learning through partnerships and networking.