Dr. Carol Ward Appointed as Geriatric Psychiatric Consultant for National Long-Term Care Services Standards with the Health Standards Organization (HSO)

 

Congratulations to Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Carol Ward on her appointment as the Geriatric Psychiatric Consultant for National Long-Term Care Services Standards with the Health Standards Organization (HSO). This appointment is in collaboration of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) to meet the needs of residents, families and Canada’s Long-Term Care workforce to strive towards the safety and well-being for all.

HSO received over 250 applications for their National Long-Term Care Services Standard Technical Committee, and Dr. Ward was among 32 members selected from 11 of Canada’s provinces and territories, joining a diverse range of personal and professional perspectives, with research and practical expertise in fields including policy, dementia, mental health, palliative care, ethics, nutrition, rehabilitation and infection prevention and control.

Congratulations on this significant appointment, Dr. Ward!