Scarborough’s Palliative Care Community Team

Jeanie Joaquin, CEO, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities
Community Health Ontario, June 25, 2015

This presentation highlights the Palliative Care Community Team, an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals that provide clinical and non-clinical community-based care to palliative and end-of-life patients. This collaboration of seven cross-sectoral organizations focuses on opportunities to create a broader, comprehensive, seamless service model for Scarborough residents to 24/7 quality palliative care through a variety of program services and supports.

Jeanie Joaquin is senior executive with 25 years of experience in providing leadership to key organizations in Ontario's healthcare delivery system. With a master in Health Administration from the University of Toronto and her Canadian Health Executive designation she is an Executive Member of the Canadian College of Health Service Leaders. She brings with her strong experience of system redesign, strategic planning, governance and organizational redesign. She is respected as a leader with a strong values system and communications style that engages and motivates a diverse range of stakeholders. In her role as Vice President, Patient Services, at the Scarborough Hospital she led multi-disciplinary teams at multiple sites and demonstrated a passion for ensuring high-quality health and wellness programs and services for the Scarborough community. In her current role as Chief Executive Officer at the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities she has successfully rebranded the organization and led a transformational journey focused on creating a client centered and accountable system. Her passion is routed in creating a holistic health system that addresses the determinants of health and builds strong and connected communities.

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