Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Policy
Providing Services to People with Disabilities
Etobicoke Surgical Partners is committed to excellence in serving all customers including people with disabilities.
We will ensure our staff is trained and familiar with various assistive devices we have on site, or that may be used by customers with disabilities while accessing our services.
We will communicate with people with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability.
We welcome people with disabilities and their service animals. Service animals are allowed on the parts of our premises that are open to the public.
A person with a disability who is accompanied by a support person will be allowed to have that person accompany them on our premises.
Notice of temporary disruption
In the event of a planned or unexpected disruption to services at our facilities for customers with disabilities, Etobicoke Surgical Partners will notify customers promptly. This clearly posted notice will include information about the reason for the disruption, its anticipated length of time, and a description of alternative facilities or services, if available.
The notice will be communicated as appropriate for the circumstance, and if necessary, placed on our website.
Etobicoke Surgical Partners will provide AODA training to employees, volunteers and others who deal with the public or other third parties on our behalf.
All full-time personnel, including customer service and management, will be trained. This training will be provided to staff as part of a group training and/or upon hire, as part of orientation.
Training will include:
An overview of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the requirements of the customer service standard:
- Etobicoke Surgical Partners’ plan related to the customer service standard
- How to interact and communicate with people with various types of disabilities
- How to interact with people with disabilities who use an assistive device or require the assistance of a service animal or a support person
- How to use any Etobicoke Surgical Partners that may be available on-site or otherwise that may help with providing services to people with disabilities
- What to do if a person with a disability is having difficulty in accessing Etobicoke Surgical Partners’ services
- Staff will also be trained when changes are made to your accessible customer service plan
- Feedback process
Etobicoke Surgical Partners. is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity. We welcome diversity in the
Customers who wish to provide feedback on the way Etobicoke Surgical Partners provides services to people with disabilities can contact [email protected].
All feedback, including complaints, will be reviewed by Customer Care, Human Resources and escalated to the Executive Director, if necessary.
Customers can expect to hear back in 48 business hours.
Any policy of Etobicoke Surgical Partners that does not respect and promote the dignity and independence of people with disabilities will be modified or removed.