In June 2015, ACCH secured a $300,000 one-year grant from AH, and in July 2015, a THN program was rolled out.
The AH grant enabled ACCH to coordinate the preparation of THN kits at Streetworks in Edmonton by volunteers from Alberta Addicts who Educate and Advocate Responsibly (AAWEAR), and distribute kits to seven agencies at eight sites: Turning Point Society of Central Alberta, previously Central Alberta AIDS Network Society (Red Deer), HIV Community Link (Medicine Hat), HIV North Society (Grand Prairie and Fort McMurray), HIV West Yellowhead (Jasper), ARCHES (Lethbridge), Safeworks (Calgary), and Streetworks (Edmonton).
Since its inception, ACCH has been test marketing its referral program with First Union's Sales Finance Group, which currently is in the business of underwriting and financing only prime consumer auto loans through a client network of over 3,300 auto dealers in twelve eastern states.
This alliance with First Union validates our `clearinghouse' concept for ACCH," said executive vice president Bill Magro.
ACCH focuses on family-centered care through the publications Family-Centered Care for Children Needing Specialized Health and Developmental Services in 1987 and Caring for Children and Families: Guidelines for Hospitals in 1992.
During the week, ACCH encourages member hospitals to participate in community outreach activities, enabling them to serve and educate more children and families.
As an ACCH member, for example, you will have ongoing access to invaluable resources and networks--at the national, state, local, and individual program and hospital levels--that promote health care policies and practices responsive to the needs of children and families.
has been the executive director of ACCH since 1992.
ACCH focuses specifically on psychosocial and developmental issues in pediatric health care, thereby fostering the well-being of children and families.
The third meeting was in conjunction with the ACCH Annual Conference and Parent Network Meeting in May, 1990, and the fourth was a two-day educational and networking session October 19-21, 1990.
6 (FF) with tiles & sanitary fittings inside ACCH
, during the year 2016-2017.