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Collective Kitchens

Individuals come together in a centralized kitchen to prepare a nutritious meal, which they can then share with friends on-site and have plenty left over to take home. Programming includes educational sessions around meal planning, wholesome and nutritious grocery shopping, budgeting and other healthy lifestyle practices.

Why it Matters: 

Often seniors and adults with disabilities become isolated, which is detrimental to their mental and physical health. These programs mix social interaction with nutritious meals, to feed bodies and minds.

Middlesex-Elgin

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Accreditation

Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that consults with experts to develop health care standards based on best practices. They accredit a wide range of health care and social services providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, clinics, and community health programs. Accreditation Canada has been helping providers improve health care quality and safety for more than 55 years.