The CHCA’s strategic direction reflects the priorities of our members and creates a roadmap to address the current and future challenges facing home care across the country.  Guided by our principles for home care, our goal is to create the necessary conditions for an integrated home and community-care system that provides seamless patient- and family-centred care that is accessible, accountable, evidence-informed, integrated and sustainable.

Milestone Achievements 2022/23

Milestone Achievements 2022/23


  • Federal funded priorities advancing better home care
  • Prime Minster endorsement on National Caregiver Day
  • Launch of Shaping Future Workplaces initiative
  • Successful national campaign on supporting working caregivers
  • New home and community-care ECHO Hub
  • Tools and resources for home-based palliative care

* Due to the Challenge of COVID-19, the CHCA did not create 2019, 2020 Progress Reports. The association focused on providing information and guidance to our members during this unprecedented time.  For more information on COVID-19 resources for home and community care.

  • Launched a national initiative to advance excellence in home-based palliative care.
  • Informed the development of national home care indicators.
  • Forged international partnerships to support caregivers.
  • Facilitated member engagement at Home Care Summits™ in Prince Edward Island and British Columbia.
  • Evaluated the application of new teamwork and communication tools.

  • Featured caregivers at a breakfast on Parliament Hill.
  • Informed the creation of the national dementia strategy.
  • Launched the Virtual Learning Series.
  • Introduced a new value-based membership structure.

  • Launched Better Home Care: A National Action Plan.
  • Refreshed the Harmonized Principles for Home Care.
  • Identified the challenges in tracking home care wait times.
  • Profiled home and community-based services for children with complex care needs.

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