Visiting Hospice Services Accreditation

HPCO’s Accreditation Framework for Visiting Hospice Services in Ontario is now available.

All Visiting Hospice Service organizations in Ontario are encouraged to register by Tuesday September 15, 2015, indicating their intent to complete an HPCO Accreditation Review by 2018.

There are two application deadlines each year:

  • Approved applications received by October 1st each year must submit evidence of compliance with the standards by March 1st of the following year. The Accreditation decision will be delivered in writing by June 1st.
  • Approved applications received by April 1st each year must submit evidence of compliance with the standards by September 1st the same year. The Accreditation decision will be delivered in writing by December 1st.