CAN/HSO 2001:2020 (E) Leadership specifies the responsibilities and functions of management and leaders of health and social services organizations, to enable the delivery of safe and quality care.
The standard provides:
• Organizations with the required responsibilities of organizational management and leaders to provide safe and quality care
• Policy makers with a guide on best practices in organizational leadership to help promote consistency across their jurisdictions
• Clients and families with information about what they can expect from organizations in their community, and how they can engage with the leadership of the organization
• External assessment bodies with measurable requirements to include in assessment programs
CAN/HSO 2001:2020 (E) Leadership is intended to be used by health and social services organizations across the continuum of care to support an integrated approach within and outside the organization.