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About the Patient and Family Advisory Council

Call for Members 

The Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC), established in 2015 is an advisory committee to the Executive Leadership Team of Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH).


The Council is an important resource to the organization and are involved with leaders to review areas of opportunity and offer ideas on the best way to move forward with changes that affect the patient experience. The current council has contributed to:


  • the HDGH Strategic Plan;
  • the Quality Improvement Plan;
  • participated in editing brochures and education material for the public;
  • assisted with the HDGH website;
  • advised on the visiting policy;
  • participates on the Mission Council, Strategic Advisory, Mental Health Council, Regional Children's Council, and Accessibility Council.


Members meet once per month with the exception of July and August. Members have been a patient or family/caregiver in the recent past at HDGH, either as an inpatient or outpatient.


How to Apply 

Complete the application form and submit to Joanne Desjardins.


About Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare

HDGH is located at 1453 Prince Road in Windsor. At HDGH, we are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the Windsor-Essex community through the delivery of patient-centred, valued based care. Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare is a unique community hospital offering services in Mental Health & Addictions; Rehabilitative Care; Complex Medical and Palliative Care; and Children and Youth Mental Health. We offer a unique blend of services including but not limited to community and home based services. In collaboration with our healthcare and inter-sectorial partners, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare is providing care in new ways and in new locations throughout the region to address barriers, improve access and patient outcomes and improve the overall patient experience.



If you have questions about this opportunity feel free to contact Joanne at (519) 257-5111 ext. 74404. 

Contact Us


General Info: (519) 257-5111


Voice Directory: (519) 257-5100



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1453 Prince Rd.


Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4