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Strategic Plan

Our Mission

Lanark County Mental Health is committed to enhancing the wellbeing and to inspiring individuals and their families with serious mental illness through the promotion of wellness, self – determination and recovery focused services.

Our Vision

Setting the standard for excellence in service provision that result in a meaningful difference in the lives of those persons with serious mental illness

Our Core Values

We are dedicated to the provision of services to individuals and their families in a caring and respectful manner within a “recovery” framework.

We believe that the provision and promotion of mental health and related services contributes to improving quality of life for individuals, their families and the broader community.

We recognize in individuals and families we serve the potential for growth and independence.

We will do our best to ease the way for individuals and families through the health care and social service network by collaborating with our partner agencies.

We are committed to “best practices” and streamlined access that ensures timely and professional delivery of services.

We support the strength and ability of our staff as key to achieving our Mission, Vision and core values.

We are dedicated to partnerships and cooperation within the community.

We are committed to managing the Agency with openness and accountability to the community, the Sponsoring Hospital Board, the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and the South East LHIN.

We are committed to raising awareness among the communities we serve about mental health, and advocating on behalf of those living with mental illness.

Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan for 2019/2020 sets our 4 Strategic Priorities for the agency.

Be A Great Place To Work/Skilled And Supported Workforce

    • Establish a modern/efficient infrastructure
    • Minimize staff vacancies

Strengthen External Relationships/Partnerships

    • Create effective partnerships across our communities

Improve Service To Our Clients And Families

    • Manage days waiting in an environment of increased referrals
    • Dedicate family resource support
    • Enhance peer support
    • Meet/exceed South East LHIN Performance Standards

Strengthen Our Organization

    • Reliable IT infrastructure
    • Actively facilitate integration of services
    • Ongoing staff development