Accessibility

 

Vaughan Community Health Centre is committed to providing accessible, high quality programs and services for its clients and will make reasonable efforts to ensure that its policies, procedures and practices are consistent with the following principles:

(a)Services will be provided in a manner that respects the dignity and independence of all clients.

(b)The provision of services to persons with disabilities will be integrated wherever possible.

(c) Persons with disabilities will be given an opportunity equal to that given to others, to obtain, use or benefit from the programs and services provided by VCHC.  Vaughan Community Health Centre welcomes the use of assistive devices by people with disabilities. We also welcome their service animals and support persons.

VCHC will be happy to provide accessible formats and communications supports as quickly as possible and at no additional cost when asked by a person with a disability.

What type of supports are provided for individuals with disabilities:

 The VCHC:
– Is wheelchair accessible
– Provides hearing assistive devices for individuals while receiving services at the VCHC.
– Service animals are welcomed.
– Upon request, communications such as flyers, newsletters, brochures, etc. can be provided in an alternative format.

VCHC’s Accessibility Policy
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Compliance

Emergency Planning:
VCHC has drafted plans to respond to emergencies, such as bad weather/early closure and the influenza pandemic:

Fire Emergency Evacuation Policy

Facility Lockdown Policy

Vaughan CHC Pandemic Plan

VCHC’s Emergency Management Plan