St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre (SJCCC) is committed to our core values of Dignity, Excellence, Service and Integrity, and to promoting a zero tolerance of abuse or neglect of its patients. In its commitment to zero tolerance of abuse or neglect, SJCCC strives to provide a safe, healthy and supportive environment for all.
Patients will be free from abuse by staff, volunteers, visitors and other patients. Each patient has the right to complain and be assured of a full, equitable investigation in the event of patient abuse.
Any employee accused of patient abuse has the right to a thorough and fair investigation. Any verified allegations of abuse will result in discipline, up to and including termination.
Employees aware of incidents of abuse must report it immediately.