Oakville, ON L6L 5M2
Board Chair: Michael Marco
Board Vice-Chair: Lynn Johnston
Charitable Reg. #: 11928 4602 RR0001
Grade: C+The grade is based on the charity's public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves.
Need for Funding
Cents to the Cause
Full-time staff #92
Avg. Compensation $48,813
Top 10 Staff Salary Range
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About Acclaim Health:
Founded in 1973, Acclaim Health provides care and support to people who are unable to care for themselves. Its work provides people in the Halton region the opportunity to live a good life in their own homes. In F2018, Acclaim Health was able to help almost 17,000 people through the work of its 450 staff and over 650 volunteers.
Acclaim Health programs consist of dementia care, home care, social support, fall prevention, hospice, and palliative care consultations. Acclaim Health’s variety of programs aim to support both the physical and mental wellbeing of its patients by reducing social isolation as well as providing innovative care and support programs. Acclaim Health gives older adults who live alone the opportunity to engage in social activities which can improve their morale. Acclaim health also provides day programs for people with dementia to keep their brains active and maintain social skills.
Results and Impact:
In F2018, Acclaim Health had over 460,000 patient visits, with a patient satisfaction rate of 97%. Ci would like to highlight that, two years ago, Acclaim Health started a new fall prevention program called the Home Support Exercise Program. The program has resulted in 91% of clients improving their strength, balance, and endurance, with 86% of clients feeling more confident while walking.
Acclaim Health is a small-cap charity, with donations of $498k in F2018. In F2018, Acclaim Health collected $19.4m from its clients as fees for service, representing 84% of revenues. Its administrative costs are 9% of revenues (excluding investment income) and fundraising costs are 25% of donations. For every $1 donated to the charity, 66 cents go to its programs. This is within Ci’s reasonable range for overhead spending. The charity has funding reserves of $5.2m. Acclaim Health can cover three months of its programs using existing reserves.
This charity report is an update that has been sent to Acclaim Health for review. Comments and edits may be forthcoming.
Updated July 2, 2019 by Stefan Tetzlaff.
Financial RatiosFiscal year ending March
|Administrative costs as % of revenues||9.1%||9.7%||9.9%|
|Fundraising costs as % of donations||25.4%||17.2%||20.7%|
|Program cost coverage (%)||26.4%||22.6%||19.7%|
Summary Financial StatementsAll figures in $000s
|Fees for service||19,438||17,019||15,168|
|Cash flow from operations||1,261||1,088||319|