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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Amy Harbin, R.Kin

Quality Initiatives and Special Projects Coordinator

Amy graduated in Kinesiology from The University of Western Ontario. Although beginning her career in private clinics, with a wide range of clients and a focus on elite athletes, she found that her true passion was working with seniors after taking a role in a Retirement home in 2008.  She has spent the last decade in the long-term care/retirement sector, both working in a home as a hands-on Kinesiologist and then working as lead for therapy programming.  Amy’s role in quality initiatives speaks to her passion about ensuring that seniors in all areas of care are awarded the opportunity to the live the quality of life they aspire to.

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Nehal Dave, PT

PT, Manager of PT Special Projects

Nehal began his Canadian work experience as a Physiotherapist in both the long-term care and hospital settings and is skilled in orthopaedic, neurologic disorders and sport injury management. Along with 13 years of clinical experience in long-term care alone, Nehal also has experience working in a continuum of sectors, from hospital to private clinic to community, which gives him an advantage for in-home planning when it comes to understanding the unique needs of convalescent residents. Nehal began a leadership role several years ago, when he was the lead in a Toronto region group of long-term care homes calling on his management skills to help oversee and nurture the relationships between administration, team members and clients, and he excelled in this role.

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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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Shirley Lui

Manager of Clinical Services

Shirley, 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 Shirley 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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Lori Morgan, Dip SSW, PTA

Physio-Geriatric Consultant

By working with seniors affected by Dementia and Stroke, amongst other ailments, Lori recognized her strengths and passion in a common denominator – the need for motivation. Lori’s passion for seniors, efficiency in work habits and positive working attitude make her the perfect candidate as Physio-Geriatric Consultant. Her years of eldercare experience and desire to share her strengths with team members in their own homes, result in a positive experience for all that benefit from her expertise.

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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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