About Us

The Novo Peak Advantage

Novo Peak Health Inc. has been an innovative and progressive force in the Eldercare industry for over 20 years; providing physiotherapy, occupational therapy and assistive devices program services (ADP) to long-term care and retirement homes, community wellness centres and community clinics across Ontario. We have earned the reputation for having the depth and breadth to scale our services across multiple homes to address current and future resident and client care needs.

Extensive Clinical Resources, Resident Focused Programs and Management Depth
make Novo Peak Health a Great Choice for your Home

  • Corporate resources, account management and systems: We have been in the business for many years. We currently provide service in numerous LTC, Retirement and Community based locations across Ontario.
  • Resources: We work hard to deliver the best therapy services possible with the “bench strength” to provide and manage a team of highly experienced and motivated eldercare rehab professionals.
  • Offerings: We provide quality physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech-language clinical services, education/programming, and other value-added services.
  • Implementation: Based on our extensive experience we plan for a seamless transition, to ensure continuity of care for residents.
  • Programming: Unique and engaging programs for seniors optimize participation and make participation interactive and therapeutic at the same time.
  • Quality Assurance: Homes receive the type and quantity of service promised and desired for residents.
  • Fully-encompassed care for your residents.
  • Team approach to care: We liaise with restorative care, activities and nursing for an interdisciplinary approach.
  • The Colligo Rehab Medical Record solution: Online statistical data collection and immediate service provider performance information, tailored to your specific needs.

Experience Offering Community Programs

  • We currently provide LHIN sponsored community programs such as fall prevention programming and exercise classes in numerous homes and community settings across the province
  • We are the selected provider of choice by several Non-Profit Organizations (NPO)
  • We have shared, instituted and delivered proprietary Falls Prevention educational modules with our partner locations

Our Leadership Team

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Amanda Dalcourt, PT, Dip MDT

Co-Founder, Executive Vice President – Eldercare

With over 20 years of clinical experience, Amanda utilizes her passion for the elderly to develop innovative programming, and efficient systems and procedures that have allowed for Novo Peak to lead the marketplace in Ontario. Amanda continues to work as a clinician in eldercare, maintaining direct contact with seniors and clients, in order to have continued knowledge and experience with the growing and changing needs of the industry. As Northern Ontario Business Association’s Entrepreneur of the Year (2011), Co-Author of 5 books, professional speaker and businesswoman, Amanda continues to promote quality service for residents and continued education and training.

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Ashley Hopper, R.Kin

Director of Eldercare

Ashley graduated from the University of Windsor with a degree in Human Kinetics (Movement Science Major) and has past experience in a multitude of clinical settings. Ashley’s previous work, directly in retirement homes and leading community-based exercise programs for elders, helped her realize her passion about helping others and making a difference in their lives. Ashley’s role as Director of Eldercare allows her to liaise with both homes and team members to help ensure smooth services and quality care, while bringing an exciting level of energy to all who interact with her.

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Melissa DiPlacido

Manager of Administration

Melissa comes from a 10-year administration background in both a clinical and corporate setting. Coordination of schedules & work locations, coverage, taking care of reporting and service reconciliation, home care referral assignment and coordination of exercise & falls prevention services in many locations form part of every day for Melissa and she is organized enough to handle it all in a professional and timely manner.

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Torey Gault, BHK

Manager of Clinical Services

Torey, with her Kinesiology background, comes with vast work experience in a variety of clinical settings. As such, review of statistics entered online in Colligo (our proprietary software), chart and service audits, generation of service reports, coordination of training & orientation and providing clinical, procedural & equipment support for our onsite team members allow for Torey to be in touch with everyone involved in the provision of service and to act as a liaison, helping to ensure quality care for all.

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Alisha Jiwani, BPT, Diploma in Fitness & Health Promotion in Rehab

Quality Initiatives & Special Projects Coordinator

Alisha comes to our team with a vast level of knowledge and experience working with the geriatric population in various healthcare settings. Alisha continues to provide service as a clinician in our eldercare sector, which allows her to demonstrate and educate our teams on resident-centered approaches to care. As the Quality Initiatives and Special Projects Coordinator, Alisha utilizes her abilities towards ongoing quality improvement initiatives, satisfaction surveys, and ensuring standards of service and care and constantly met.

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Rahim Virji, O.T. Reg., M.Sc. (OT)

Senior OT Consultant

As a Registered Occupational Therapist, Rahim provides leadership for the Occupational Therapy team. He is responsible for developing and upholding policies & procedures, and facilitates the planning, development, implementation, review and evaluation of clinical programming specific to Occupational Therapy. Rahim has worked as an accomplished Occupational Therapist in Long-term care and in the community as a clinician and manager for over 15 years, is an ADP Authorizer and also teaches part-time at 2 local colleges in the OTA program. Rahim assists in the implementation of various measures to assess and align CQI standards in accordance with guidelines from the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.

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Emily Mattacchione

Executive Vice President,  Administration & Human Resources
Novo Healthnet Limited/Novo Peak Health Inc.

Mrs. Emily Mattacchione brings to the company several years of application and development of administrative policies and protocols. Her experience in a wide range of industries, from manufacturing to finance, has proven an invaluable asset and instrumental in the implementation of effective control procedures as well as the required consolidation of service policies. Her organizational skills in standardizing these procedures have helped to maintain control of expenses as well as deliver a high quality of client services.

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